Get ready for a "Color EGGsplosion" at OKCMOA's 30th Annual Omelette Party
Oklahoma City - Need a gourmet meal for the eye? Don't miss this year's 30th Annual Omelette Party benefiting the Oklahoma City Museum of Art. Color EGGsplosion will highlight the Museum's ephemeral installation "Come on Down" by New York artist Lisa Hoke.
Chaired by Vicki VanStavern and Don Narcomey, this year's annual event will be held at the Chevy Bricktown Events Center on Friday, February 29, from 7 p.m. to midnight. Guests at the Omelette Party can expect gourmet egg dishes and, of course, omelettes prepared by local favorites like Chef Ken Bradford, Chef Tom Lienke, and VZD's Restaurant & Club. The event will also feature live music from The Stars and DJ Philip Morrison with Mixxxit Productions, an eclectic art raffle with works from more than 60 Oklahoma artists, and an open bar.
"I am excited about this year's theme 'Color EGGsplosion' and the inspiration derived from Lisa Hoke's concurrent exhibition entitled 'Come on Down," Narcomey said. "Her vibrant and energetic exhibition offers us much inspiration for creating an explosive party atmosphere from the table adornments and decorations to the partygoers' attire. The repurposed aspect of Lisa's exhibition also plays well into the Omelette Party's commitment to recycling and composting the event."
VanStavern added, "We have had a green initiative for the past few years and have made a lot of progress toward making this a waste free event. Last year the waste was composted, and we will continue that effort this year. It's rewarding to put on an event this size knowing that virtually nothing will end up in the landfill.
In 2013 the Omelette Party raised more than $106,000 to support the Museum's programs and exhibitions. Tickets are $85 for Museum members and $100 for non-members, and must be purchased in advance online at www.okcmoa.com or by calling (405) 236-3100, ext. 237. Must be 21 years or older to attend. All proceeds benefit the Oklahoma City Museum of Art.
About Oklahoma City Museum of Art: Accredited by the American Alliance of Museums, the Oklahoma City Museum of Art serves more than 135,000 visitors annually from all 50 states and over 30 foreign countries and presents exhibitions drawn from throughout the world. The Museum's collection covers a period of five centuries with highlights in European and American art from the 19th and 20th centuries, a growing collection of contemporary art, and a comprehensive collection of glass sculpture by Dale Chihuly. The Museum boasts the region's premiere repertory cinema, which screens the finest international, independent, and classic films, and is home to the Museum School, which offers classes for students of all ages as well as art camps for children. Amenities include the Museum Store, a roof terrace, and the Museum Cafe, a full-service restaurant, offering lunch, dinner, Sunday brunch, afternoon tea, a full bar, and catering services. For more information visit okcmoa.com.
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