American Friends of the Tel Aviv Museum of Art to Host Fall Gala, 11/21
The American Friends of the Tel Aviv Museum of Art (AFTAM) Chicago Chapter will host its 2nd Annual Fall Gala, honoring Scott Hodes as the 2013 "Patron of the Arts," on Thursday, November 21 at the Trump International Hotel & Tower, 401 N. Wabash Avenue. Proceeds will benefit the Tel Aviv Museum of Art (TAMA), Israel's leading museum of modern art, and home to the largest collection of Israeli art in the world.
"Patron of the Arts" honoree Scott Hodes is being recognized for the exemplary leadership role he plays in the Chicago art community, his legal work on behalf of artists and collectors, as well as for his erudition on the subject of art and the law. The Inaugural Gala of the Chicago Chapter of the American Friends of the Tel Aviv Museum of Art was held last year honoring patrons Lewis Manilow, Jeffrey Rubenstein, and Dolores and Ralph Barnett.
The Chicago Chapter of the American Friends of the Tel Aviv Museum of Art (AFTAM) Fall Gala announces distinguished business leader J.B. Pritzker as Dinner Chair. Famed international artist, Christo, Scott Hodes' friend and client for fifty years, will present him with AFTAM's "Patron of the Arts" award. The evening will begin at 7 p.m. with cocktails and a Silent Auction; the Dinner Award Presentation will follow at 8 p.m. Tickets are $500 per person. Giving opportunities, ranging from $2500 to $25,000, are available. Tickets are on sale now and can be purchased by calling (212) 319.0555 and at www.americanfriendstelavivmuseum.org.