MOCA: The 15th Anniversary Gala
Benefits the Museum of Contemporary Art
Saturday, February 25, 2012 at 7 p.m.
The Museum of Contemporary Art
770 Northeast 125th Street, North Miami
305-893-6211, Ext. 33
The Museum of Contemporary Art is known as the spark that ignited Miami as an international art center. MOCA’s 15th anniversary is cause to take notice of the museum’s many accomplishments and to kick off its future with the expansion that will double its overall size and triple its exhibition space. The 15th Anniversary Gala on February 25, 2012, will be the social event of the season that will have international impact with many of the world’s top collectors in attendance.
It will be a uniquely MOCA celebration of the many contemporary artists who are part of its illustrious history, including Cory Arcangel, Richard Artschwager, John Baldessari, Jose Bedia, Hernan Bas, William Cordova, Thomas Demand, Peter Doig, Tracey Emin, Teresita Fernandez, Claire Fontaine, Dara Friedman, Ellen Gallagher, Luis Gispert, Adler Guerrier, Trenton Doyle Hancock, Mark Handforth, Isaac Julien, Karen Kilimnik, Christian Marclay, Malcolm Morley, Ernesto Neto, Albert Oehlen, Yoko Ono, Gabriel Orozco, Roxy Paine, Bert Rodriguez, Ed Ruscha, Anri Sala, Shinique Smith, Frank Stella, Bruce Weber, among others.
Irma and Norman Braman, will lead this celebration as Honorary Chairs along with Co-Chairs comprised of leading South Florida philanthropists and MOCA trustees. Collectors Rosa and Carlos de la Cruz and Irma and Norman Braman are chairing the 15th Anniversary Collection, scheduled to be unveiled as part of the celebration.
For more information or to purchase tickets, contact Cheryl Lawko at 305-893-6211, Ext. 33, or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Museum of Contemporary Art has earned an international reputation for its innovative exhibitions which present an exciting mix of both emerging and legendary artists, shining a light on current trends and their historical influences. Its permanent collection of over 600 works reflects the most important developments in contemporary art. MOCA makes contemporary art accessible through an array of public programming such as performances, lectures, films, tours and classes that are enjoyable to people of all ages. MOCA Members enjoy a special entrée to the art world in Miami and beyond through enrichment programs, cultural travel and fabulous social events designed to enhance their understanding of contemporary art and build community amongst art enthusiasts. Visit MOCA’s website at www.mocanomi.org to learn more about the museum.