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Her Art's Desire | 2023 Valentine's Day Celebration

Gather at Hillwood for the Valentine's celebration, Her Art's Desire on Tuesday, February 14, 7-10 p.m. Be the first to explore the fabulous special exhibition, Determined Women: Collectors, Artists, and Designers at Hillwood. Enjoy the open bar, delicious hors d'oeuvres and dessert by Design Cuisine, and bid on exclusive items in the silent auction.

Your support is vital to Hillwood's continuing work to educate and inspire the public through the legacy of Marjorie Merriweather Post's collections and gardens. Gifts will support the development of new programming, educational opportunities, and special exhibitions. 

2023 Sponsors:

Add your name to this esteemed list of sponsors.

$5,000 | True Love Sponsor

Ellen MacNeille Charles • Daniel and Michela Gorham Family • Martha Johnston and Robert Coonrod • Brig. Gen. and Mrs. Mark Odom

$2,500 | Passion Sponsor

Marsha and Rafik Muawwad • Mr. and Mrs. Ronald N. Slimp II • The Whiting-Turner Contracting Company

$1,000 | Seduction Sponsor

Susan Bollendorf and Robert Broeksmit • Susan and Gary Farha • Rachel and Joseph Firschein • Drs. Fizzah and Michael Timothy Gocke • Michele Hartlove and Dan Sherman • Jacqueline and H. Alexander Henry • Kathryn and Peter Hicks • Traudel Charlotte and Gerd-Joachim Lange • Kathy and Les Megyeri • Marcia Nirenstein and David Miller • Dr. and Mrs. Michael Notarianni • Judith and John Ritz • William and Donna Roberts • Maggie and Tom Sheedy • Melissa Siegel • Dr. Nickolai Talanin • Natalie von Seelen • Charles and Marilyn Wald • George and Patti White • Jérôme Lamy and Wilfried Zeisler

$500 | Romance Sponsor

Marcia and Henry DeWitt • Jeff Hirsch and Alison Baer • Wande Johnson • Alison Cady Martin • Amy and Marc Meadows • Melissa Moye and Joel Starr • Mary Lou Murray • Debra Therit • Gourang Wakade and Shyam Suchak • Nicole Williams

$250 | Flirtation Sponsor

Constance Ann Donohoe • Susan Vallon and Andrew Beyer

Sponsorships:

$5,000 | True Love Sponsor ($4,150 tax deductible) 

  • Ten tickets to the opening night celebration on February 14
  • Opportunity to host a private curator-led tour of the exhibition, Determined Women: Collectors, Artists, and Designers at Hillwood, for up to twelve guests
  • List on the e-invitation and Hillwood's website
  • Listing in the program, distributed at the event
  • Listing on Hillwood's donor wall, prominently located in the visitor center
  • Reserved cocktail table with your name and logo

$2,500 | Passion Sponsor ($1,990 tax deductible)

  • Six tickets to the opening night celebration on February 14
  • Opportunity to host a private curator-led tour of the exhibition, Determined Women: Collectors, Artists, and Designers at Hillwood, for up to eight guests
  • Listing on the e-invitation and Hillwood's website
  • Listing in the program, distributed at the event

$1,000 | Seduction Sponsor ($660 tax deductible)

  • Four tickets to the opening night celebration on February 14
  • Opportunity to host a curator-led tour of the exhibition, Determined Women: Collectors, Artists, and Designers at Hillwood, for up to six guests
  • Listing on the e-invitation and Hillwood's website
  • Listing in the program, distributed at the event

$500 | Romance Sponsor ($330 tax deductible)

  • Two tickets to the opening night celebration on February 14
  • Listing on the e-invitation and Hillwood's website
  • Listing in the program, distributed at the event

$250 | Flirtation Sponsor ($165 tax deductible) 

  • One ticket to the opening night celebration on February 14
  • Listing on the e-invitation and Hillwood's website
  • Listing in the program, distributed at the event

Tickets: $175 General Public, $150 Members

Event Co-Chairs

Wande Johnson • Marsha Muawwad

Event Committee

Charo Abrams • Amy Ballard • Krista Becker • Dobra Bennett • Mary Bird • Susan Bollendorf • Tony Cammarota • Peg Conley • Connie Donohoe • Phoebe Eliopoulos • Elizabeth Emerson • Fizzah Gocke • Michela Gorham • Michele Hartlove • Jacquie Henry • Martha Johnston • Melissa Keshishian • Beth Kohlhoss • Traudel Lange • Amy Leily • Barbara Lewis • Donna Limerick • Debi Mayfield • Mary Lou Murray • Jacqueline Neimat • Marcia Nirenstein • Kimberly Notarianni • Elizabeth Odom • Carole Randolph • Pat Reisin • Faye Rokni • Nia Rubin • Gwen Russell • Kathie Sanders • Melissa Siegel • Martha Simons • Leigh Slaughter • Mary Emerson Slimp • Sheila Stabile • Nick Talanin • Debra Therit • Lisa Tolley • Michele Toth • Natalie von Seelen • Gourang Wakade • Bree Williams • Nicole Williams • Diane Zyats

Please contact Amy Hill, Special Events Manager, at 202.243.3974 or ahill@hillwoodmuseum.org with any questions.

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