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Art Ball

Presented by

Morgan Stanley

Art Ball

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

Dayton Daily New Photo Gallery
Dayton.com: Inside Art Ball
Dayton.com: Red Carpet Fashion at Art Ball
MediaMoments Photo Gallery

Art Ball through the years: 1957 - 1981

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!

Read more about the raffle

For more information about Art Ball, contact Sponsorship & Special Events Manager Elaine Gounaris, at egounaris@daytonart.org.

Presenting Sponsor

Morgan Stanley

2016 ART BALL SPONSORS:
BENEFACTOR SPONSORS

GOTHIC CLOISTER COCKTAIL HOUR
The Cornell/Nicholson Team at
UBS Financial Services
VIP RECEPTION SPONSOR
Heidelberg Distributing Company
GREAT HALL
Merrill Lynch
MOONLIGHT LOUNGE
Lexus of Dayton

PATRON SPONSORS
The Hale Group at Morgan Stanley
PNC
Pickrel, Schaeffer & Ebeling Co. LPA
Paul D. Moyer, M.D./Dayton Eye Associates
Square One Salon & Spa
WilmerHale LLP

SUPPORTING SPONSORS
Bonbright Distributors
Burke Orthodontics
Dinsmore & Shohl LLP
Enterprise Roofing
Hollywood Gaming at Dayton Raceway
James Free Jewelers: Official Jeweler of Art Ball
LWC Incorporated
Northwestern Mutual

ADDITIONAL SUPPORT FROM:
Arrow Wine & Spirits
BLC Entertainment
The Carrs Photography
Dorothy Lane Market
The Flower Shoppe
Ghostlight Coffee
Marion’s Piazza
Oregon Printing
Prime Time Party Rental
RNDC

Sponsor listing as of 5/20/2016
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REGULAR MUSEUM HOURS:
MONDAY Closed
TUESDAY Closed
WEDNESDAY 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
THURSDAY 11 a.m. - 8 p.m.
FRIDAY 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
SATURDAY 11 a.m. - 5 p.m
SUNDAY Noon - 5 p.m.
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