Heard Museum’s Moondance Gala Raises $750K+ for Exhibits and Programs

Posted By on November 14, 2018

Event Name: Moondance Gala

The Cause: Heard Museum // heard.org

Mission: The Heard Museum raised funds for its extensive exhibitions, programs, and museum activities.

Co-Chairs: Heard Museum trustee Janis Lyon and Life Trustee Carol Ann Mackay

Honorees: Hopi lapidary artist Verma Nequatewa / Sonwai, Howard R. and Joy M. Berlin

Event Date: Saturday, October 27

Event Venue: Heard Museum

Entertainment: A performance by the Nunamta Yup’ik Singers and Dancers dressed in traditional fur-lined clothing and parkas.

Dollars Raised: More than $750,000

Notable Moment: Guests had the opportunity to view the new original exhibition, Yua: Henri Matisse and the Inner Arctic Spirit ahead of its opening on October 29.

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