The Spirit of Australia Gala | Honoring Dr. Peter C. Farrell
Saturday, September 14, 2019 from 6 PM – 10 PM
MOPA is proud to announce its Spirit of Australia Gala honoring Dr. Peter C. Farrell and his contributions to the field of photography. The evening’s immersive exploration of Australia will feature elite culinary experiences alongside authentic entertainment and the country’s most celebrated photography. This expression acknowledges Dr. Farrell’s support in establishing the Peter and Olivia Farrell Australian Photography Collection, culminating in the Defining Place/Space: Contemporary Photography from Australia exhibition opening March 2019 – September 2019.
- Cocktail reception
- Formal dinner in the MOPA galleries
- Awards presentation
- After-party lounge
The Gala Aperture Table at $5,000 provides access for 10 VIP Guests | All Aperture Table guests have access to the Gala’s reception, dinner, presentation, and after-party lounge.
Individual tickets are $350 per person and include access to the cocktail reception, formal multi-course dinner, views of the podium for remarks/cultural presentations, and access to after-party whiskey lounge.
Sponsorship levels and benefits range from Title Sponsorship at $20,000, Platinum Sponsorship at $10,000, Silver Sponsorship at $5,500, to SEPIA Sponsor at $3,000. Each level affords different Gala benefits, promotional presence, and recognition.
Underwriting levels serve as ideal opportunities for friends and colleagues of the Farrell family who cannot attend the evening’s festivities but, wish to recognize this honorary celebration. Each Underwriting level supports different layers of the evening such as entertainment, food, wine, and dessert experiences.
To learn more, reserve a table, become a sponsor or underwriter in honor of Dr. Peter C. Farrell, contact MOPA’s Director of Development Selina C. Hudgins at Hudgins@mopa.org or call 619.238.7559 x300.