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Art in Bloom Gala

Saturday, May 3, 2014
Monterey Peninsula Country Club
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Celebrate our 55th anniversary at this year’s Art in Bloom Gala at the Monterey Peninsula Country Club.

The elegant, black-tie evening will feature cocktails and auction preview, dinner, and live auction. Auction items secured thus far, with many more anticipated, offer extraordinary experiences including international, national, and regional travel, world-class hotel accommodations and fine dining, exclusive sporting events (for spectators and participants), intimate meals with renowned chefs and illustrious special guests, among many others.

5:30 pm Cocktails
7:00 pm Dinner
8:00 pm Live Auction

The May 3rd Gala coincides with Art in Bloom at the Museum, May 1st-5th, featuring floral displays in the galleries by top Central Coast designers. The florists will interpret and respond to iconic early California paintings, as well as stunning contemporary works.  The special exhibition, SHIFT: Five Decades of Contemporary California Painting, on view from May 1st until September 22nd, will feature highlights from the Museum’s Collection together with generous loans from the Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula (CHOMP).