The Spirit of Detroit 60th Anniversary Celebration

Saturday May 12, 2018

The Spirit of Detroit 60th Anniversary Celebration

EVENT:

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.

 

DATE/TIME:

Saturday, May 12, 2018, 6:00 – 10:00 p.m.

LOCATION:

One Woodard Avenue, across from The Spirit of Detroit sculpture.

PROGRAM:

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 MUSEUM’S FIRST LEGACY AWARD

to be presented to William and Susan Vititoe

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.

TICKETS: 

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.

Purchase tickets

 

ENTERTAINMENT: 

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

 

PARTNER:

Detroit-Wayne Joint Building Authority

 

HONORARY CO-CHAIRS:    

Eric B. Larson, CEO Downtown Detroit Partnership and Maurice Cox, City of Detroit Planning Director

 

SPONSORS:

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.

Be a Sponsor

 

MASTER OF CEREMONIES:      

John Gallagher, Detroit Free Press Senior Business Columnist

 

 

THANKS TO ALL OUR SPONSORS


The Thinker

 

 


Valet Sponsor


Victory Eagle

 

 

 

Marshall Fredericks Foundation

 

 

 


Benefactor

 

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

 

 

Barbara Heller

 

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


In-Kind Sponsors