THE DALLAS MUSEUM OF ART ANNOUNCES FOLLY AT THE ART BALL
PRESENTED BY THE DMA JUNIOR ASSOCIATES
APRIL 23, 2016
Park Place Dealerships to Feature 2017 Jaguar F-‐Pace For Raffle During the Event
DALLAS – March 7, 2016 — Folly at the Art Ball, presented by the Dallas Museum of Art (DMA) Junior Associates, is the inaugural fundraiser for the DMA Junior Associates and represents an exciting new chapter in Art Ball history. The Junior Associates have transitioned from hosting An Affair of the Art to participating in the DMA’s iconic Art Ball celebration. By moving their annual fundraiser, the Junior Associates will bring new energy and excitement to the DMA’s signature event, which will be held Saturday, April 23, 2016. The DMA Junior Associates Folly, chaired by Rachel and Michael Osburn, will celebrate the unveiling of the Dallas Museum of Art’s new north entrance and Eagle Family Plaza. Folly will take place partially inside the DMA’s Hamon Atrium and outside on the new pavilion. The event will begin at 8:30 p.m., and the attire is black tie optional.
Designed by Todd Fiscus, Folly’s color palette will include a clean and contemporary array of white, green, teak and silver. DJ Lucy Wrubel and the Georgia Bridgewater Orchestra will provide entertainment.
During the event, the Folly chairs, Junior Associates Rachel and Michael Osburn, will raffle off a 2017 Jaguar F-‐Pace Prestige provided by Park Place Dealerships to benefit the DMA. The 2017 Jaguar F-‐Pace is a luxurious performance SUV that delivers the latest in technology and connectivity for the driver with an active lifestyle. The white all-‐wheel drive with a V6 engine has the lines, curves and proportions of Jaguar’s rich design history and the DNA of a sports car. This gorgeous SUV comes with Jaguar’s Elitecare that includes complimentary scheduled maintenance, 24-‐hour roadside assistance, and a new vehicle warranty. Tickets for the Jaguar SUV may be purchased online at $100 a ticket, and a maximum of 1,000 tickets will be sold. To purchase, please visit http://dma.ticketleap.com/folly.
Tickets for Folly at the Art Ball are $200 per person; VIP Suite seating for 10 is $3,500 and Lounge seating for eight is $2,000. To purchase tickets, please visit http://dma.ticketleap.com/folly or contact the Art Ball Office at artball@DMA.org or 214.922.1353.
ABOUT ART BALL
Over the past seventeen years, Art Ball has raised more than $24 million to support the Dallas Museum of Art’s mission of engaging and educating the community. 2015 alone raised more than $2.4 million in gross revenue for the DMA. Art Ball offers companies unique and customized brand exposure to an elite audience through various sponsorship opportunities and a luxury live auction. The fundraiser also aligns companies with the DMA’s mission and supports a larger effort to provide special art and educational programming for the community of North Texas.
ABOUT THE DALLAS MUSEUM OF ART
Established in 1903, the Dallas Museum of Art (DMA) is among the 10 largest art museums in the country and is distinguished by its commitment to research, innovation, and public engagement. At the heart of the Museum and its programs is its global collection, which encompasses more than 23,000 works and spans 5,000 years of history, representing a full range of world cultures. Located in the nation’s largest arts district, the Museum welcomes over 650,000 visitors annually and acts as a catalyst for community creativity, engaging people of all ages and backgrounds with a diverse spectrum of programming, from exhibitions and lectures to concerts, literary events, and dramatic and dance presentations. In January 2013, the DMA returned to a free general admission policy and launched DMA Friends, a free program available to anyone who wishes to join, focused on active engagement with the Museum. For more information, visit DMA.org. The Dallas Museum of Art is supported, in part, by the generosity of DMA Members and donors, the citizens of Dallas through the City of Dallas Office of Cultural Affairs, and the Texas Commission on the Arts.