Contemporary Arts Center
Lois & Richard Rosenthal Center
for Contemporary Art
44 E. 6th Street,
Cincinnati, OH 45202

513 345 8400

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The CAC Board of Trustees, Chairpersons Joe and Mary Allen and the Alice & Harris Weston Director Raphaela Platow invite you to join us for our 2019 Gala, Opening Minds, a celebration benefitting the education and outreach programs that advance our core mission: art and the creative process belong to all people. This year, please join us in honoring Dr. Isidore Rudnick, Carl Solway and Yvette Simpson.

Buy your tickets here, for your opportunity to help foster the impact and reach of our programs as you indulge in creative cuisine, bid on stunning works by CAC artists and enjoy eclectic entertainment!

Preview the works available at the auction here. The CAC encourages payment for auction items during the night of the Gala. All credit card purchases receive a 3% surcharge, so be sure to bring that checkbook!

Schedule of Events

Art Sale and Silent Auction
Food, Drink and Entertainment
Level 4 and 5 Galleries

Raise the Paddle to Support Education
Desserts, Drinks and Entertainment
Kaplan Hall Lobby

Musical Performances
Ben Sloan, Eddy Kwon, MYCincinnati Youth Orchestra Student Quartet and world-class violinist and songwriter Jordana Greenberg
Live DJ in Kaplan Hall following the event program, with pop-up art and video installations by Channel 77

Complimentary cuisine provided generously by these catering sponsors
A Catered Affair, The Art of Eating Well, City Barbecue, The Delish Dish, Eat Well Celebrations and Feasts, Essen Kitchen, Fausto at the CAC, Jeff Thomas Catering, Maribelle Cakery, McHale's Events and Catering, The Phoenix, Village Pantry Catering and Vonderhaar's Catering

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2019 CAC Gala

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