14th Annual Gala Weekend

Enjoy fresh air, fine food and new art during the Museum of Northern Arizona’s annual Gala on June 13. This festive evening is one of the preeminent social events of the summer and an important fundraiser for the museum.

The main Gala event features cocktails and hors d’oeuvres accompanying a silent auction and preview of the new exhibition Baje Whitethorne Sr.: Náátsʼíílid (Rainbow Light) and an opportunity to meet the artist.

Following the exhibition preview, enjoy a seated dinner catered by Josephine’s Modern American Bistro under a beautifully decorated tent on the edge of Rio de Flag. During the live auction segment of the evening, bid on fine art including pieces donated by the featured artist, unique experiences and trips.

Gala tickets are limited and may be purchased online at https://shopmusnaz.org/collections/special-events or by contacting development@musnaz.org or calling the Development Office at 928.774.5211, ext. 227.

June 13, 2020
Gala & Fine Art Auction (Exhibition Preview, Dinner, & Live Auction)
5:30 pm Preview the exhibition Baje Whitethorne: Náátsʼíílid/Rainbow Light, Silent Auction
6:30 pm Seated dinner catered by Josephine’s Modern American Bistro and Live Auction
Indoor/outdoor venue – cocktail attire

June 14, 2020
Artist's Brunch & Exhibition Opening
10 am Buffet Brunch and exhibition opening
Indoor/outdoor venue – dressy casual attire

For sponsorship opportunities and reservations, please contact the Development Office at 928.774.5211, ext 227 or development@musnaz.org.

Baje Whitethorne Sr.

Baje Whitethorn Sr. is Navajo from Shonto, Arizona and currently resides in Flagstaff, Arizona. Throughout his more than fifty years as a painter, he has continued to pursue his childhood interests of storytelling and art. His artwork reflects his homeland and rich culture, depicting striking landscapes and the harmony of the Navajo way of life. In most of his pieces is a small folding chair, popularly regarded as Baje's personal trademark.