Cocktail Culture Gala
December 14, 2011

In celebration of the opening of the exhibition Cocktail Culture—an exploration of the social ritual of the cocktail hour through the lens of fashion and design—a cocktail reception and exclusive exhibition preview was held on Wednesday, December 14, 2011. Gala sponsors attended a private dinner.

 

GALA CHAIR
Annie Falk

YOUNG FRIENDS GALA CHAIRS
Beth Beattie
Damienne De Cristo
Katherine Lande

BENEFACTORS
Annie and Michael Falk
Vanessa and Anthony Beyer
Mr. and Mrs. William J. Soter

GRAND PATRONS
The Marvin H. Davidson Foundation. Inc.
Michele and Howard Kessler
Jana and John Scarpa
Mrs. Harold Smith

PATRONS
Christine and Bill Aylward
Ruth and Ted Baum
Mr. and Mrs. Robert T. Butler
Barbara and Peter Georgescu
Ted and Dina Merrill Hartley
Irene and Jim Karp
Ann and Gilbert Maurer
Joanne Pearson
Muriel ad Ralph Saltzman

SUPPORTERS
Caron and John Avery
Doreen and Gilbert Bassin
Trudi Borchardt
Jane Carroll and Leo Arnaboldi
Mr. and Mrs. Jeffrey Fisher
J. Ira and Nicki Harris Family Foundation
Dorothy and Sidney Kohl
Joan Lazarus
Ellen and Irwin Levy
Margaret and David Luce
Kay and Peter Lyons
Elaine A. Merriman
Sydelle Meyer
Bridget and Tim Moran
Lynn and John Pohanka
Thomas C. Quick
Mr. and Mrs. William Samuels
Lynn Joy and Meyer Sapoff
Tracy and Matt Smith
Kathryn and Leo Vecellio

CORPORATE PARTON
Frank Crystal & Company

CORPORATE SUPPORTERS
Akerman Senterfitt
Sotheby’s
Sutra International Design, LLC

IN-KIND SPONSOR
Bacardi Rum

 

Local presentation of the Cocktail Culture exhibition is made possible in part through the generosity of Mr. Bruce Beal, Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf, and Wilmington Trust. Media support provided by The Palm Beach Post, Palm Beach Illustrated, and WPTV Channel 5.