Saturday May 12, 2018
The Spirit of Detroit 60th Anniversary Celebration
The Spirit of Detroit 60th Anniversary Celebration, a fundraising event to support the Marshall M. Fredericks Sculpture Museum, a non-profit organization whose mission is to celebrate the artistic legacy of Marshall Fredericks through collecting, preserving, presenting, and interpreting his life’s work for the broadest possible audience. Through the Marshall Fredericks objects collection and archives, temporary exhibitions, publications, and education programs, the Museum contributes to scholarly discourse and serves diverse audiences.
Saturday, May 12, 2018, 6:00 – 10:00 p.m.
One Woodard Avenue, across from The Spirit of Detroit sculpture.
6:00 Reception in lobby for Tier One ticket holders.
7:00 Dinner in The Beacon for Tier One ticket holders.
7:00 Reception in lobby for Tier Two ticket holders.
9:00 Guests will walk out to Spirit Plaza.
The Legacy award honors individuals who have made a significant and long term impact on the Marshall M. Fredericks Sculpture Museum and are committed to preserving the legacy of Marshall Fredericks, with financial support and/or a lengthy commitment of time.
Individual Tier One tickets at $250 includes reception in One Woodward lobby and a sit-down dinner in The Beacon, 2nd floor. Individual Tier Two tickets at $60 includes cocktails, canapes and music in the lobby and on the patio.
The Motor City’s own jazz crooner, Ben Sharkey, will play in the lobby, 6:00-9:00 Detroit’s own Marion Hayden jazz trio will play in The Beacon, 7:00-9:00
Detroit-Wayne Joint Building Authority
Eric B. Larson, CEO Downtown Detroit Partnership and Maurice Cox, City of Detroit Planning Director
There are many sponsorship opportunities, the title sponsor being The Spirit of Detroit. Other sponsor titles will be Leaping Gazelle, Boy and Bear, The Thinker, and Victory Eagle, all well known Marshall Fredericks sculptures sited in Detroit, Southfield, Cranbrook Educational Community Bloomfield Hills, and Ann Arbor.
MASTER OF CEREMONIES:
John Gallagher, Detroit Free Press Senior Business Columnist
Marshall Fredericks Foundation
David W. Christensen, Royal Danish Consulate for Michigan
Cohn Family Philanthropic Fund
Julie F. and Peter D. Cummings
Rosalind (Rozy) Fredericks
Tom and Carol George
Harry and Konnie Gill
Mr. & Mrs. Joseph L. Hudson Jr.
Deborah and Al Huntley
Jones-Keena & Co.
Kate and Jim Nigro
Bob and Jane Rogers
Mervyn and Avril Roundtree
Ben Sharkey and Zak Yatim
William and Susan Vititoe
Marilyn L. Wheaton and Paul Duffy