Spirit: A Celebration of Art in the Heartland 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.

MAKE YOUR RESERVATIONS TODAY!


SPIRIT WEEKEND • April 17, 18, 19 2020 – $325 per person
Sneak Peek Reception • Friday, April 17
7:00 p.m. • Cocktails & Hors d’oeuvres, Auction Preview & Buy It Now Art Sale • cocktail attire, MONA

Art Auction & Gala Dinner • Saturday, April 18
5:30 p.m. • Cocktails, Hors d’oeuvres, Silent Auction & Buy It Now Art Sale
7:15 p.m. • Silent Auction closes, followed by Gala Dinner
8:30 p.m. • Live Art Auction
Cocktail attire • MONA

SNEAK PEAK RECEPTION ONLY • Friday, April 17 – $175 per person
7:00 p.m. • Cocktails & Hors d’oeuvres, Auction Preview & Buy It Now Art Sale • 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 Art Sale
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 19 – 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

Those who are traveling and plan to stay overnight in Kearney are encouraged to call either of the following hotels and mention MONA for a special rate:
Holiday Inn – (308) 237-5971
Co-CHAIRS
Brenda Benjamin, Kearney • Dr. Scott & Lori Smith, Kearney

Spirit 2020 Artists:


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

PATRON
First National Bank – Omaha, Kearney
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.
Kwik Stop Convenience Stores

BENEFACTOR
Cash-Wa Distributing, Kearney
Culligan of Kearney, Kearney
Marilyn & Galen Hadley, Kearney
Steve & Jeni Homan, Kearney
Megan McGowan, Omaha
Pape Family Foundation, Omaha

SUSTAINER
Jon & Leslie Abegglen, Kearney
Mogens and Cindy Bay, Omaha
Friends of Gallery 1516, Omaha
Brian & Carey Hamilton, Bellevue
Candy & Tom Henning, Lincoln
Home Instead Senior Care of North Platte, Steve & Mary Jo Chatelain
Younes Hospitality, Paul & Linda Younes, Kearney

CONTRIBUTOR
Edward Jones-Kearney
Thomas R. Gallagher, New York/Red Cloud
Kearney Visitors Bureau
J. Patrick & Kathleen Keenan, North Platte
Gene & Connie Koepke, Kearney
Dr. Walter Martin, Kearney
Marilyn Maude, Lincoln
Sue Quambusch & Len Sloup, Lincoln
Jeanne & Pat Salerno, Omaha
Michael & Diane Schnieders, Kearney
David A. Wiebe, Kearney

FRIEND
Alley Rose, Kearney
George & Roxanne Bascom, Kearney
David & Kimberly Cantral, Kearney
Contemporary Obstetrics and Gynecology, Kearney
Bob & Margene Phares, North Platte