KDH NEW PARTY PIX: The 'Parrish Presents' Preview Cocktail Party!
For the last time, Parrish Presents, the Museum’s popular Thanksgiving weekend sale, will take place at 25 Jobs Lane in the Village of Southampton. The fund-raiser will open with a Preview Cocktail Party for Benefactors, Patrons, Sponsors, and Associates on Friday, November 23, 5 to 8 pm. The General Sale, which is open to the public, will take place Saturday, November 24, from 11 am to 5 pm, and Sunday, November 25, from 11 am to 4 pm.
John Bjørnen and Lisa Crawford were co-chairs of this year’s event. Auction co-chairs are Etta Froio and Blossom Gluck; Market co-chairs are Grace Bollo, Kathy Ciriello, Diane Ferran, and Ronni Zimmerman; and Design co-chair is Craig Patterson.
Parrish Presents features a Market, Gift Bazaar, and Silent Auction and book signing. The Market, which is housed in the former Petrie Center for Education at 11 Jobs Lane, consists of new and slightly used items including home furnishings, antiques, estate and costume jewelry, silver, fine linens, china, drapery and window treatments, pillows, fashion accessories, and much more.
The Gift Bazaar, located in the galleries, featured a wide range of luxury items from such specialty merchants as: Antique Rug Galleria, Artikay Cashmere, Cabochon Jewelry, Gail Toma, Graphic Image/Gigi New York, The Handmaid’s Tale, Isabelle K. Jewelry, J. Hilburn & Kathy G., LSC Designs Fine & Estate Jewelry. Lynch’s Garden Center, and Peauchette.
The Silent Auction featured: designer handbags, luxury fashion accessories, golf outings, and dinners at the finest Hamptons restaurants.
This year’s book signing event included: Annie Falk, Palm Beach Entertaining: Creating Occasions to Remember (Rizzoli, September 2012); Kathleen King, Tate’s Bake Shop: Baking for Friends and Tate’s Bake Shop: Baking with Kids (October 2012); Caroline Rob Zaleski, Long Island Modernism 1930-1980 (W. W. Norton & Company, September 2012); and Tom Wolfe, Back to Blood (Little, Brown and Company, October 2012).
The Parrish Art Museum is especially grateful to the following for their generosity: Marcia Dunn and Jonathan Sobel for hosting the Benefit Committee Cocktail Party; B & N Moving & Storage for donating moving and storage services; Bjørnen Design for donating design services; Niche Import Co. and Bismarck Vodka for donating wine and vodka for the Preview Cocktail Party; The Southampton Publick House for donating ales for the Preview Cocktail Party.
The Museum’s programs are made possible, in part, by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature, and the property taxpayers from the Southampton School District and the Tuckahoe Common School District.