HIGH MUSEUM ATLANTA WINE AUCTION
March 20-23 Atlanta’s greatest food and wine party and the largest fundraising event for the High Museum of Art. “A New Vintage” features world-renowned winemakers, and legendary chefs from across the country. 404/733-
FINE ART + FASHION
March 21 6-9 PM. Spectacular event features a pre-show cocktail reception, the “Art of Fashion” presentation by Neiman Marcus, and a post-show celebration. The event supports visual arts programs including a fine artist marketplace, juried exhibition, related public programs, and marketing and public relations support of exhibitions of visual artists of African descent. 404/730-6369. nbaf.org.
APRIL DRISKELL PRIZE DINNER
April 13 6:30 PM. Ninth annual dinner at the High Museum of Art in honor of David C. Driskell. The prize will be presented to a scholar whose work contributes to the definition of the African American experience in the visual arts. Proceeds support the David C. Driskell AfricanAmerican Art Acquisition and Endowment Funds. Call 404/7334403 or visit high.org.
Standing: Mark Fillion of Neiman Marcus, Brannigan Thompson of ING US, NBAF executive director Michael Simanga and honorary chair Vicki Palmer; Seated: NBAF board chair Evern Cooper Epps, event chair Millie Smith and honorary chair John Palmer.
April 27 One of Atlanta’s premier social events and the Atlanta History Center’s largest fundraiser celebrates its 28th year. Guests can enjoy champagne on the front lawn of the Swan House followed by dinner and dancing in the Grand Overlook Ballroom. The 2013 ball will honor the family of Jackie and Tony Montag. Barbara Joiner, chair. atlantahistorycenter.com.
SWAN HOUSE BALL
FINE ART + FASHION
at Neiman Marcus Atlanta – March 21
CSI patient Zachary and childspring international staff member Christina Porter.
may HEARTS WITH HOPE
May 4 6:30 PM. The 25th annual fundraiser for PADV (Partnership Against Domestic Violence) at The Ritz-Carlton, Buckhead, is themed Creative Black Tie (hats and seersucker suits are encouraged). The event will feature a seated dinner and fabulous live and silent auctions. 404/870-9600. padv.org.
ZOO ATLANTA’S BEASTLY FEAST
at the Atlanta History Center – March 16 404/814-4102.
tickets and memorabilia, fine art, jewelry and vacation packages, and dancing to live music. Tickets start at $450. 404/624-5836.
HOPE FOR A CURE GALA
May 11 The 18th elegant blacktie evening at the InterContinental Hotel features a cocktail party, seated dinner, and live and silent auctions. Jeff and Meg Arnold, and Robert and Pam Kaufmann, chairs. Visit jdrfgeorgia.org or call
May 4 Guests can meander through the grounds of Zoo Atlanta, enjoying delicious delicacies from popular restaurants while being entertained by the exotic residents of the zoo. The evening features a catered dinner under the Ford Pavilion, an auction featuring sports
TECHBRIDGE DIGITAL BALL
May 11 6:30 PM-midnight. 13th annual black-tie gala at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis emphasizes the impressive work of TechBridge’s nonprofit clients. Co-Chairs Lisa McVey and Ed Steinike. techbridge.org.
Southern Seasons Magazine
First cover of Southern Seasons Magazine Holiday/Winter 2012-13 issue on newsstands December 2012.