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The 2016 Art Ball took place on Saturday, June 11. This black tie gala, presented by Morgan Stanley, was the culmination of months of hard work by The DAI's Associate Board.
This year’s Art Ball theme, Off the Wall, was inspired by a pair of larger-than-life lithographs, by artist Robert Longo, from his series Men in the Cities. Art Ball Chairs Darrell Bickley and Darren McGarvey shared why they selected this work and their vision for the evening: “We love contemporary art and especially works in black and white. As soon as we saw the two lithographs by Robert Longo, we felt their energy and were moved with a vision for something powerful, impactful, and different for Art Ball this year.”
PHOTO & VIDEO GALLERIES
ABOUT ART BALL
Art Ball begins at 7:00 p.m. with cocktails and hors d’oeuvres, followed by an elegant seated dinner in the museum galleries. Following dinner, guests will enjoy live music, dancing, open bars, specialty martinis, cigars, liqueurs, and much more.
VIP COCKTAIL RECEPTION
An extra-cost VIP Cocktail Hour offers early entry to Art Ball for a private reception at 6:30 p.m., with high-end wines and hors d’oeuvres. Space is limited for the VIP Cocktail Hour – make your reservations early!
GRAND DRAW RAFFLE
Art Ball is a major fundraising event for the museum, and a key to that effort is the Grand Draw Raffle. Only 600 tickets are sold for $100 each, with the chance to win many fabulous prize packages. Ticket holders need not be present at Art Ball to win. Watch for more details in the spring!
For more information about Art Ball, contact Sponsorship & Special Events Manager Elaine Gounaris, at email@example.com.
2016 ART BALL SPONSORS:
GOTHIC CLOISTER COCKTAIL HOUR
The Cornell/Nicholson Team at
UBS Financial Services
VIP RECEPTION SPONSOR
Heidelberg Distributing Company
Lexus of Dayton
The Hale Group at Morgan Stanley
Pickrel, Schaeffer & Ebeling Co. LPA
Paul D. Moyer, M.D./Dayton Eye Associates
Square One Salon & Spa
Dinsmore & Shohl LLP
Hollywood Gaming at Dayton Raceway
James Free Jewelers: Official Jeweler of Art Ball
ADDITIONAL SUPPORT FROM:
Arrow Wine & Spirits
The Carrs Photography
Dorothy Lane Market
The Flower Shoppe
Prime Time Party Rental