The Everson Museum of Art is pleased to announce a special gathering celebrating the arts, Music, Martinis and Joni Mitchell Masterpieces, to be held at the Skaneateles, New York home of Kimball and James Kraus on April 28, 2007 from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Music, Martinis & Joni Mitchell Masterpieces is a gathering to celebrate the arts and the communities they impact. The event will combine the visual arts and music by serving as the pre-concert gathering for A Tribute to Joni Mitchell: A Concert by Maria De Angelis and Friends, a concert sponsored by the Skaneateles Area Arts Council. The pre-concert event will put concert-goers in the mood for a great evening with cocktails, hors d'oeuvres and lively conversation in the setting of one of Skaneateles' most beautiful homes.
The Everson is pleased to partner with the Skaneateles Area Arts Council on this event, which is organized by the Skaneateles Committee for the Everson. The Skaneateles Committee for the Everson is a group of citizens dedicated to bringing the visual arts, in particular the Everson Museum of Art, to the community of Skaneateles. The committee includes: Jim and Kimball Kraus, Rick and Ann Capozza, Tim and Illysa Green, John and Kim Mezzalingua, Raz Rahman and Susie Birchenough, Jack and Stephanie Rudnick, Joseph Strodel, Jr. and Therese Verley Strodel.
Tickets are $125 per couple and $75 for individuals and include pre-concert cocktail reception, patron seating to A Tribute to Joni Mitchell: A Concert by Maria De Angelis and Friends (concert to be held at 8 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church) and a Household Membership to the Everson Museum of Art. Advance reservations are required. Space is limited; reservations are requested no later than April 13, 2007. Proceeds of the pre-concert cocktail event benefit the Everson. Contact the Everson Museum of Art (315) 474-6064 to purchase ticket packages or for more information. To purchase concert-only tickets at $20.00 each (excludes the Everson Museum's reception package), please visit skaneateles.com
About the Everson Museum of Art
The Everson Museum of Art, whose roots extend to 1897, is internationally recognized for its extensive and significant collection of ceramics, its pioneering art video collection and its distinctive structural design by the noted architect I.M. Pei. In addition to exhibitions, the Everson presents a monthly Contemporary Film Series, regular Artists Open events and a wide variety of art education programs for adults and children.
The Everson is open to the public Tuesday - Friday and Sunday Noon - 5 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Admission is free with a suggested donation of $5 per person. For more information please visit Eversons's website.
About the Skaneateles Area Council for the Arts
The mission of the Arts Council is to celebrate the visual and performing arts by creating an environment where cultural activity thrives in our community.The Skaneateles Area Arts Council is a 501 C (3) not-for-profit organization. To learn more about the Arts Council, To Learn more, please visit their website.
For more information, contact:
Sarah Tiedemann, Communications Associate
Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison Street
Syracuse, New York 13202