Special Events

Spirit: A Celebration of Art in the Heartland – April 17, 18, 19, 2020

A weekend of Spirited events featuring the work of Nebraska’s finest artists. The celebration offers a Sneak Peek Reception, Gala Dinner and Art Auction, and closes with Good Morning MONA, truly unique opportunities to come together to celebrate the art of Nebraska in a very special way.

SPIRIT WEEKEND • April 17, 18, 19, 2020 – $325 per person
SNEAK PEEK RECEPTION  • Friday, April 17
7:00 p.m. • Buffet Reception • Auction Preview and Sale with the Artists • cocktail attire, MONA
GALA DINNER & ART AUCTION • Saturday, April 18
5:30 p.m. • Cocktails, Hors d’oeuvres, Silent Auction & Buy It Now
7:15 p.m. • Silent Auction closes, followed by Gala Dinner
8:30 p.m. • Live Art Auction
Cocktail attire • MONA

SNEAK PEEK RECEPTION ONLY • Friday, April 17 – $175 per person
7:00 p.m. • Buffet Reception • Auction Preview and Sale with the Artists • cocktail attire, MONA

GALA DINNER & ART AUCTION ONLY • Saturday, April 18 – $175 per person
5:30 p.m. • Cocktails, Hors d’oeuvres, Silent Auction & Buy It Now
7:15 p.m. • Silent Auction closes, followed by Gala Dinner
8:30 p.m. • Live Art Auction
Cocktail attire • MONA
Tables for 10 available for purchase – $1,750

GOOD MORNING MONA • Sunday, April 8 – FREE to all Spirit Guests and public
9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. • Pastries, Coffee • Your last chance to buy artwork! • casual attire, MONA

EVENT CO-CHAIRS
Dr. Scott & Lori Smith, Kearney • Brenda Benjamin, Kearney

Spirit 2020 Artists


Kristine Allphin
Molly Anderson
bArber
Roberta R. Barnes
Margaret Bohls
Shane Booth
Roger Broer
Joseph Broghammer
Paul Brokering
Corey Broman
Les Bruning
Anne Burton
Jan Christensen
Beth Cole
Bob Culver
Kim Darling
Hannah Demma
John Dennison
Eddie Dominguez
Terry Donahue
Michael Forsberg
Nancy Friedemann-Sánchez
Kirsten Furlong
Jeremy Goodding
Kristine Hansen-Cain
Susan Hart
Travis Hencey
Rebecca Hermann
Hal Holoun
Jennifer Homan
William Hoover
Doug Johnson
Jun Kaneko
Gail Kendall
Barbara F. Kendrick
Yelena Khanevskaya
Cassia Kite
Sarah Lemmon
Cammie Lundeen
George Lundeen
Tom Mangelsen
Troy Muller
Deborah J. Murphy
Ann Pape
David Patterson
Merrill Peterson
Martha Pettigrew
Peter Pinnell
Susan P. Puelz
Larry Roots
Sarah Rowe
Joel Sartore
Patricia Scarborough
Angie Seykora
Mick Shimonek
Katrina Swanson
Beverly Todd
Bart Vargas
Mary Vaughn
Doug Waterfield
Lee Webster Shaw
Pat Wiederspan-Jones
Dwayne Wilcox
Mary Zicafoose

Thank You to the following for their generous support of Spirit . . .

PATRON
Kitty M. Perkins Foundation, Cambridge
The Kitty M. Perkins Foundation is a not for profit foundation established by Kitty M. Perkins, a native of southwest Nebraska who, along with her husband, Edwin E. Perkins, was instrumental in the creation and success of the Kool-Aid soft drink. The Kitty M. Perkins Foundation has a history of giving to health, education and civic related projects mainly in Nebraska.