Justin Guarini at Michener Art Museum’s Art of Wine Gala – The 2nd Trader Joe’s Opens Tuesday

Hope you had a great weekend. Welcome to Monday. Did you have a chance to read Sunday’s post about fans who met Sally Field, and how you can participate in a scene for Dispatches From Elsewhere. Plus info on the new Trader Joe’s CLICK HERE Let’s check out what happened over the weekend at the Michener Art Museum

Justin Guarini was Master of Ceremonies at the Michener Art Museum’s Art of Wine Gala on SATURDAY, October 19, 2019 from 6:00 PM to 9:30 PM at the Michener Art Museum 138 S. Pine StreetDoylestown, PA 18901

David Rago and Suzanne Perrault presided over the event’s live auction. The Art of Wine is the Museum’s biennial fundraising event and is celebrated with a multi-course gourmet dinner paired with select, fine wines, along with a silent and live auction.

Kathleen V Jameson, Virginia Sigety, and Laura Turner Igoe (ARW)

Left to right Bill Aichele, Nelson Pfundt, Joyce Byers and Bob Byers (ARW) .

The evening, was co-chaired this year by Michener Art Museum Founder Bob Byers and his wife Joyce, brings together the Museum’s most devoted supporters to raise funds enabling the Michener to continue enriching lives with stellar exhibitions and educational programming.

Go Beyond Celiac Gala & Concert
An unforgettable night benefiting Beyond Celiac
When: Thursday, October 24, 2019, 6:00 P.M.
Where: The Kimmel Center
Honoring Carole Haas Gravagno
Performance by Arturo Chacón-Cruz
Event Chair: Martha Snider

Sandy Marshall, Kathleen V Jameson, David Marshall, Marguerite Lenfest, Laura Turner Igoe and Vail Garvin

he James A. Michener Art Museum collects, preserves, interprets and exhibits American art, and promotes the work of nationally and internationally known Delaware Valley artists of all eras and creative disciplines. The museum presents exhibitions that explore a variety of artistic expressions and offers diverse educational programs that develop a lifelong involvement in the arts. Throughout the year, the Michener Art Museum hosts a wide range of programs open to the public, including lectures, artist conversations, gallery talks, artist studio tours, dance performances, jazz and other musical performances, family-themed activities, and other events. The museum also offers a diverse selection of art classes for children and adults, which include instruction in drawing, painting, sculpting, and printmaking as well as programs for the public, schools, and teachers designed to support arts and STEAM education. The James A. Michener Art Museum is accredited by the American Alliance of Museums.

Lizanne Bernlohr, Woody Griffiths and Kelly Griffiths (ARW)

Thanks to Amy Ferracci, Associate Director of Marketing & Public Relations for sending the photos from the gala to PhillyChitChat. Mike and I have been to the Michener Art Museum a few times, and really enjoy the art museum, as well as the quaint town of Doylestown. I had a scheduling mix up and couldn’t make it on Saturday night to photograph the gala.

The Michener Art Museum is located at 138 South Pine St., Doylestown, PA. The Museum is open Tuesday through Friday, 10:00 am – 4:30 pm; Saturday 10:00 am – 5:00 pm and Sunday noon – 5:00 pm. For more information, visit

MichenerArtMuseum.org or call 215.340.9800.