By Lance Avery Morgan    Photography courtesy The Contemporary Austin

Screen Shot 2017-03-28 at 4.24.58 PMWe love that Jeanne Klein, President of the Board of Trustees, and Lora Reynolds, Chair of the fourth annual Art Dinner supporting The Contemporary Austin are inviting art patrons to participate in the art auction for an evening benefiting The Contemporary Austin’s exhibitions program. Accompanying this dynamic duo is the Art Dinner Committee that includes Suzanne Deal Booth, Deborah Green, Kathleen Loughlin, Fredericka Middleton, Elizabeth Stanley and Jesse Stowell.

Screen Shot 2017-03-28 at 4.05.10 PMThe Art Dinner is the culminating event of a larger celebratory weekend for The Contemporary Austin, including the opening of the exhibitions Garth Weiser: Paintings, 2008–2017 and Mark Lewis: Galveston at the Jones Center and new work by Lionel Maunz and Anya Gallaccio at Laguna Gloria.

Plus, this year’s dinner will highlight The Contemporary Austin’s ongoing efforts to transform its Laguna Gloria location into a unique art-in-nature experience. Auction Artists that are participating are Terry Allen, Janine Antoni, John Bock, Carol Bove, Ryan Gander, Jim Hodges, Ragnar Kjartansson, Mark Lewis, Lionel Maunz, Paul McCarthy. Tom Sachs and Garth Weiser.

For information about participating in the art auction, please contact Danielle Nieciag, dnieciag@thecontemporaryaustin.org. For more information about this special celebration, contact Loren Mullins, lmullins@thecontemporaryaustin.org.

The Society Diaries magazine is a proud media sponsor of this event so look for the complete story in our July/Aug issue on newsstands soon.