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Chief of Staff
Florida Gulf Coast University
10501 FGCU Blvd S.
Fort Myers, FL. 33965-6565

Phone: (239) 590-1065
Fax:     (239) 590-1066
Email:  apacheco@fgcu.edu

 

 

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FGCU Art Gallery Hosts Artist Romero Britto Fundraiser Jan. 7
12/17/2009

WHO FGCU Art Gallery, for the public

WHAT "An Evening with Britto," fundraising event to benefit FGCU’s Art Gallery.

WHEN 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 7

WHERE FGCU Arts Complex art gallery

WHY The gallery's event features a private reception and opening exhibition of internationally acclaimed pop artist Romero Britto in "Britto: A Select Retrospective." The artist makes a one-night appearance to unveil his monumental sculpture "Big Temptation," available for purchase during the event. Attendees will support the arts while enjoying art, fine wines from 55 Degrees Cool Wine and Cheese, gourmet appetizers by executive chef Martin Murphy of the Robb & Stucky KitchenAid Culinary Center, and music by Dost Thou Love Me of Naples. This event is supported in kind by HW Galleries and the Hyatt Regency.

COST $150 per person

CONTACT Interim gallery director Anica Sturdivant at (239) 590-7199

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