Arnot Art Museum holds first seasonal fundraising party


ELMIRA, N.Y. (WETM) — Visitors of the Arnot Artwork Museum invested an afternoon out on the lawn of one particular of Elmira’s most historic structures to raise income for a excellent trigger.

In excess of 100 attendees packed below tents out on the lawn of 315 W. Washington Ave. as the rain arrived down, but the cocktails poured.

The party was built to raise funds for the Arnot Art Museum’s restoration challenge, The Four Columns Venture. The undertaking seeks to elevate cash for the restoration of the building’s entrance columns which have been in their primary state for 180 yrs.

The topic of Sunday’s get together was The Mad Hatter’s Spring Cocktails at a historic Victorian. People that purchased a ticket dawned their lavish dresses and one of a kind hats as a way to remain in topic and immerse on their own in the ambiance.

Friends chatted with a person one more and took the time to enjoy their afternoon with correctly themed decor and finger foodstuff.

This was the 1st bash of the year with 3 a lot more to go. The get-togethers get area in just about every of the 4 seasons, with the next party becoming titled Summer time Garden Whites. That celebration will be held on Sept. 11 and be themed all over the summer season environment wherever everybody is encouraged to have on all-white apparel.

The spots for just about every celebration were picked to be hosted by one particular of the museum’s trustees that ended up picked by a committee.

“It feels wonderful to have a full group,” claimed Clare Van Den Blink, host of the to start with fundraiser social gathering. “We’ve bought a ton of our mates and family below and a lot of quite a few new friends as perfectly,” she added.

Adhering to the summer party arrives the autumn occasion, themed The Terrific Gatsby Bash, this social gathering will be an evening in the Jazz age and will get spot on Oct. 30. The celebration is envisioned to be really official and runs from 6-8 p.m.

The last bash of the calendar year will be on Dec. 18 and titled an apres-ski afternoon. Centered on the wintertime time, they prepare to have ice sculptures and other winter-themed decorations whilst inquiring friends to set on their ideal ski apparel.

Tickets are available for foreseeable future get-togethers and can be purchased by cellular phone by contacting 607-734-3697, or by going emailing at [email protected]. Tickets for solitary activities are $175 for every man or woman or $350 for each pair, year tickets are offered at $700 per human being and $1400 per pair.


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