MONTREAL, Sept. 23, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - Last Saturday, September 21, the Musée d'art contemporain de Montréal (MAC) held its Annual Ball, which saw more than 650 guests gathered together for an electrifying, surprise-filled evening. The event, centered on the theme Lost paradise, was graciously organized by Sid Lee, with the generous involvement of Moment Factory.
The Musée Foundation collected more than $450,000 through this fundraising event.
Credit for the success of this evening goes to (left to right): Alexandre Taillefer, Chair of the Musée d'art contemporain de Montréal; Guy Côté, Ball co-chair and portfolio manager and senior vice-president, National Bank Financial; Charles Guay, Ball co-chair and President, Standard Life Canada; Debbie Zakaib, Chair of the Ball organizing committee; François Gratton, Ball co-chair and President, Telus Québec and the Atlantic provinces; François Dufresne, MAC Foundation President; and John Zeppetelli, Director and Chief Curator of the MAC.
The Musée d'art contemporain de Montréal is a State-owned corporation funded by the ministère de la Culture et des Communications du Québec, which receives additional funding from the Department of Canadian Heritage and the Canada Council for the Arts. The Musée gratefully acknowledges their support as well as that of Collection Loto-Québec, its principal partner.
Image with caption: "Photo: Philippe Casgrain (CNW Group/Musée d'art contemporain de Montréal)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20130924_C4011_PHOTO_EN_31210.jpg
SOURCE: Musée d'art contemporain de Montréal
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Wanda Palma, MACM
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