Young Friends Winter Gala: A Royal Affair – Happy Hour at Gaslight – PLUS INFO on the Gala This Saturday
The Young Friends of the Philadelphia Museum of Art held a series of happy hours leading up to the black tie affair in honor of Treasures from Korea: Arts and Culture of the Joseon Dynasty, 1392-1910 Saturday night.
Young Friends are a vibrant group of young adults committed to
promoting the arts in the greater Philadelphia area. Through a broad
range of special events and educational activities organized around the
Museum’s world-famous collections, the Young Friends
provide a forum for increased appreciation of the arts. The evening
will include music by K-Pop DJ, DJ Sanchez, dancing, a raffle, and
silent auction. One of the highlights of the silent auction is
“Hollywood Getaway” package which includes round trip airfare and tickets to Season 13 of American Idol.
raised through the efforts of this dynamic and committed group are used
to support art acquisitions, as well as conservation and preservation
of works in the collections, and educational and outreach programming.
Treasures from Korea marks an unprecedented cross-cultural exchange and the first
comprehensive survey in the United States devoted to the art of the
celebrated Joseon dynasty (1392–1910), an era that profoundly shaped
the culture of Korea in ways that continue to resonate today. Included
are more than 150 works among them national treasures displayed for the
first time in the United States. Philadelphia is the only east coast
The exhibition will travel to the Los
Angeles County Museum of Art (June 29–September 28, 2014) and The
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston (November 2, 2014–January 11, 2015).