A colorful abstract watercolor painting with streaks of blue, green, yellow and magenta.

Alma M. Goetsch (American, 1901 – 1968) Untitled, 1961 – 62. Watercolor on paper, 23 x 19 inches. Grand Rapids Art Museum, Gift of an Unknown Donor, 1983.1.17 © Alma M. Goetsch

Summer Soirée

Thursday, Jun 24, 2021
6:00 pm — 10:00 pm

The Grand Rapids Art Museum is excited to host a Summer Soirée on Thursday, June 24 at the Fulton Street Market. In place of GRAM’s annual gala, please join us for an artful evening outdoors as we celebrate the start of summer with drinks, dinner, and entertainment. This year only, we’re moving the celebration off-site and into June, allowing for a safe fundraising event following state health guidelines. Proceeds from this event support the Museum’s creative and educational programming.

Summer Soirée Co-Chairs: Kost and Candy Elisevich, Jeff Gurney and Xuesi Li Gurney, Jim and Renee Overbeck, Warren and Sandra Rempel, Jack and Susan Smith 

Location
Fulton Street Farmer's Market
Contact

For more information, please contact Carroll Velie at cvelie@artmuseumgr.org or 616.242.5039.

Cost
Sponsorship opportunities now available. See below.

THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS

Support for this event is generously provided by:

  • Karl and Patricia Betz
  • Fifth Third Bank
  • Haworth, Inc.
  • Warner Norcross + Judd
  • Greg and Leah Hooks
  • Sam and Janene Cummings
  2018 Gala 51

Sponsorship Opportunities

Select a level to see all of the benefits.

$10,000 Sponsor Benefits

Sponsorship includes dinner, open bar, and complimentary valet parking for each guest.

  • Access for 10 to Summer Soirée
  • Virtual or in-person Private Small Group Tour with GRAM Chief Curator or Museum Director to an exhibition of your choice. Food and beverage for your guests can be arranged at a minimal cost. This tour can be for a customized group- from corporate clients to families with children.
  • Logo recognition at event on dedicated market stand and on website, and name placement on other event materials
  • Complimentary GRAM membership for each guest*
  • Leadership Circle or Corporate Partner membership benefits, which includes reciprocal benefits to over 600 museums, parking vouchers for city ramps for each visit, discounts for lectures and summer art camps, special access to GRAM during ArtPrize, and invitations to special events
  • Tax-deductible charitable contribution to Museum of $9,250

$5,000 Sponsor Benefits

Sponsorship includes dinner, open bar, and complimentary valet parking for each guest.

  • Access for 10 to Summer Soirée
  • Virtual or in-person Private Small Group Tour with GRAM Assistant Curator to an exhibition of your choice. Food and beverage for your guests can be arranged at a minimal cost. This tour can be for a customized group- from corporate clients to families with children.
  • Logo recognition at event on dedicated market stand and on website, and name placement on other event materials
  • Complimentary GRAM membership for each guest*
  • Stewardship Circle or Corporate Partner membership benefits, which includes reciprocal benefits to over 600 museums, parking vouchers for city ramps for each visit, discounts for lectures and summer art camps, special access to GRAM during ArtPrize, and invitations to special events
  • Tax-deductible charitable contribution to Museum of $4,250

$3,000 Sponsor Benefits

Sponsorship includes dinner, open bar, and complimentary valet parking for each guest.

  • Access for 8 to Summer Soirée
  • Small group tour with Docent to an exhibit of your choice (virtual or in-person). This tour can be for a customized group- from corporate clients to families with children.
  • Complimentary GRAM membership for each guest*
  • Name placement on website and other event materials
  • Stewardship Circle or Corporate Partner membership benefits, which includes reciprocal benefits to over 600 museums, parking vouchers for city ramps for each visit, discounts for lectures and summer art camps, special access to GRAM during ArtPrize, and invitations to special events
  • Tax-deductible charitable contribution to Museum of $2,400

$1,500 Sponsor Benefits

Sponsorship includes dinner, open bar, and complimentary valet parking for each guest.

  • Access for 4 to Summer Soirée
  • Name placement on website and other event materials
  • Complimentary GRAM membership for each guest*
  • Stewardship Circle or Corporate Partner membership benefits, which includes reciprocal benefits to over 600 museums, parking vouchers for city ramps for each visit, discounts for lectures and summer art camps, special access to GRAM during ArtPrize, and invitations to special events
  • Tax-deductible charitable contribution to Museum of $1,200

$750 Sponsor Benefits

Sponsorship includes dinner, open bar, and complimentary valet parking for each guest.

  • Access for 2 to Summer Soirée
  • Name placement on website and other event materials
  • Stewardship Circle or Corporate Partner membership benefits, which includes reciprocal benefits to over 600 museums, parking vouchers for city ramps for each visit, discounts for lectures and summer art camps, special access to GRAM during ArtPrize, and invitations to special events
  • Tax-deductible charitable contribution to Museum of $600

$175 Individual Ticket

Ticket includes dinner, open bar, and complimentary valet parking. Available for purchase April 1, 2021. 

Please Note

*Complimentary Membership includes a dual level membership for 3 months. If your guest is a current GRAM member, this can be transferable. Please be sure to provide email addresses of all guests when registering so GRAM can be in contact to provide enrollment information.

Leadership Circle, Stewardship Circle, and Corporate Partner memberships are processed at the level of the tax-deductible contribution.