Thursday, 30 May 2013

MEDIA ALERT FOR THE MCMICHAEL'S MOONLIGHT GALA IN KLEINBURG

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The McMichael Canadian Art Collection to host its 2nd annual premier fundraising event, Moonlight Gala 2013! 

Jazz singer Holly Cole to perform at the McMichael Canadian Art Collection's Moonlight Gala

WHAT: Moonlight Gala 2013 

The McMichael Canadian Art Collection will host the second annual Moonlight Gala, a memorable evening of gourmet cuisine, curated libations, and dancing under the stars on Saturday, June 8, 2013. Entertainment will be headlined by internationally acclaimed jazz chanteuse Holly Cole, singing fan favourites and some new songs from her latest album, NIGHT, on an open air stage. Visit the gala website for more information:
www.mcmichael.com/moonlightgala

Single tickets, $350
Group Packages (10 tickets), $3,000

Tickets may be purchased at mcmichaelmoonlightgala2013.eventbrite.ca
or by calling 905.893.1121 ext. 2207 or toll free 1.888.213.1121
 
WHEN: Saturday, June 8, 2013, 7:00PM - midnight

WHERE: McMichael Canadian Art Collection located at 10365 Islington Avenue, north of Major Mackenzie Drive in Vaughan.

WHO: This unforgettable evening features internationally acclaimed jazz chanteuse Holly Cole, dancing under the stars and an irresistible silent auction. Guests will be treated to culinary delights especially designed for the evening by Chef Jamie Kennedy. There will also be wine tasting, a scotch bar and a martini bar curated by Via Allegro Ristorante.  

WHY: Proceeds of this event support excellence in interactive and accessible educational programming and inspirational exhibitions at the McMichael, creating a lasting impact on Canadian art and culture now and in the future. The McMichael is the only major gallery devoted exclusively to collecting Canadian art.

About the McMichael Canadian Art Collection

The McMichael Canadian Art Collection is an agency of the Government of Ontario and acknowledges the support of the Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport. It is the foremost venue in the country showcasing the Group of Seven and their contemporaries. In addition to touring exhibitions, its permanent collection consists of almost 6,000 artworks by Canadian artists, including paintings by the Group of Seven and their contemporaries, as well as First Nations, M├ętis and Inuit artists. The gallery is located at 10365 Islington Avenue, Kleinburg, north of Major Mackenzie Drive in the City of Vaughan. For more information: www.mcmichael.com.
 
MEDIA INTERESTED IN COVERING CONTACT:

Stephen Weir
publicist
stephen@stephenweir.com
416-489-5868
or
Wendy Campbell
Manager, Media Relations and Online Presence
905.893.1121 ext. 2201
wcampbell@mcmichael.com