View more pictures from this party taken by Laura Fels HERE and tag your friends!
This past Friday, the National Museum of Women in the Arts hosted La Grande Fete in celebration of the 25th anniversary of the Legacy of Women in the Arts Endowment. The event, which took place in the beautiful main hall of the Museum of Women in the Arts, featured an early dinner followed by a reception with live music, food, cocktails, and gambling!
La Grande Fete was chaired by Davis Berg and Coventry Burke Berg, Kim Browne, Mike and Nan Ellen Dixon, Eric Motley, Bill Nelson, Jr., Louis and Jessica Sterchi, Kendall Arney Vincent. All of Washington's beautiful people came out to show their support. Gilles Noghes, the Ambassador of Monaco, was accompanied by his wife, Ellen Noghes as well as Lorenzo Ravano, the Deputy Chief of Mission of the Embassy of Monaco. According to Blacktie DC, also in attendance were co-chairs Mary V. Mochary and Grace C. Nelson, American Red Cross Chairwoman Bonnie McElveen-Hunter, Board of Trustees Member Jennifer Streaks, Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot and his wife Anne Mahr, Christina Estrada Juffali, Mrs. Spencer Neville Brown, and Caroline Camden Neville Lewis.
[Bonnie McElveen-Hunter, Coventry Burke Berg, Mary V. Mochary, Judith Ayres Burke]
Guests mingled and munched over specialty drinks and dishes like sliders and grilled ham & cheese with a gorgeous spread of delectable miniature desserts afterward.
Entertainment included a live performance by the Blue Tips Rhythm Revue and guests could partake in a silent auction upstairs. The mezzanine boasted gambling tables fit for the highest rollers.
Overall, the evening was a grand success for a fantastic cause!
[Kendall Vincent, Bridgett, Diana Minshall] [Andrea Rodgers, Allison Brooks] [Ashley Taylor]
Wednesday, June 19
We sat down with Anne Pasternak for a few questions about Creative Time's past and future, as well as the importance of having an awareness about public art in the city.