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a signature affair

join us for
July 11, 2007
6:00 to 10:00 p.m.

the evening associates 111 south michigan avenue, chicago, illinois 60603 www.eveningassociates.com

Reach new artistic heights at the John Hancock Center. First explore your creative side as we view modern and contemporary art in Valerie Carberry Gallery, Richard Gray Gallery, and KN Gallery. After the artistic adventure, be transported up to the Signature Room for our own private affair while enjoying the best view in the city.

when: Wednesday, July 11, 6:00 to 10:00 p.m. where: John Hancock Center, 875 North Michigan tickets: $35, new Evening Associates rsvp:

$50, Evening Associates; $65, public At door sales will be $10 more. Price includes gallery viewings, complimentary cocktails and appetizers, private viewing of fireworks, raffle and silent auction. E-mail eveningassociates@artic.edu or call (312) 443-3710 for an order form

special thank you to:

Dennis Basso, Valerie Carberry Gallery, Emirates, Richard Gray Gallery, KN Gallery, Manny B & Co Private Jeweler, Madron Gallery, Ralph Lauren, The Signature Room, Tourneau, Wright

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Reach new artistic heights at the John Hancock Center. First explore your creative side as we view modern and contemporary art in Valerie Carberry Gallery, Richard Gray Gallery, and KN Gallery. After the artistic adventure, be transported up to the Signature Room for our own private affair while enjoying the best view in the city. Event includes: Gallery viewings, complimentary cocktails and appetizers, private viewing of fireworks, raffle, and an auction of some very exquisite and exciting items. Tickets: $35, new Evening Associates; $50, Evening Associates; $65, public. Day of sales will be $10 more (based on availability). Time Frame: 6:00 to 7:30 - Gallery Viewings
(with wine and cheese reception)

7:30 to 10:00 - Reception in our own private room on the 95th Floor
(Complimentary cocktails from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m.)

For more information or an order form, contact eveningassociates@artic.edu. Auction/Raffle items include: Artwork provided by Wright and Madron Gallery, a Tourneau watch, a donation by Dennis Basso, a pendant by Manny B & Co. Jeweler, Glamorama VIP tickets, spa and hair treatments, a HD Radio, a hotel and dining package by the James Hotel, subscriptions to art magazines, an Aveda gift package, and more. Look for a detailed e-mail about all the items available that evening. Ticket proceeds will benefit the Evening Associates of the Art Institute of Chicago. Raffle tickets will be $10 each or three for $25. As a special membership benefit, all Evening Associate members will be automatically entered to win two Glamorama (August 24) performance and post-party tickets valued at $195 each. Special thank you to our auction sponsors, The Signature Room and our gallery hosts:

VALERIE CARBERRY GALLERY Valerie Carberry Gallery opened in 2002 with a focus on Modern and Postwar American art, specializing in modern sculpture and abstract work from the 1930s and '40s. The gallery also represents the estates of John Storrs and Jos de Rivera, as well as a select group of renowned mid-career artists. Valerie Carberry Gallery is known nationally for strong programming in American art, producing three to four major exhibitions each year with accompanying scholarly publications. Currently on view is DRAWINGS II through September 1 and features work by: John Storrs, Abraham Walkowitz, Hilaire Hiler, Tony Smith, Willard Grayson Smythe, Georges Vantongerloo, Robert Pearson McChesney, Evelyn Statsinger, Sam Glankoff, Jack Tworkov, Jim Lutes, Ellen Lanyon, Alice Neel, Adolph Gottlieb, Herbert Ferber, Judith Rothschild, Esphyr Slobodkina and Rolph Scarlett. RICHARD GRAY GALLERY

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http://www.internetmailmanager.com/templates/emailtemplatepreview.asp?token=63273994... Founded in Chicago in 1963 and located both in Chicago and New York, Richard Gray Gallery is one of the leading dealers in modern and contemporary American and European art, with museum as well as private clients worldwide. Richard Gray Gallery is collector oriented, offering artworks of exceedingly high quality as well as expert counsel in all areas of the field. The gallery has a reputation for excellence, integrity and discretion that it continues to earn by providing a high level of service to demanding clients. A visit to their gallery might reward you with an intimate view of anything from a rare Renoir portrait, a Cubist Picasso painting, a Willem de Kooning "Woman" or Roy Lichtenstein "Brushstroke" to current conceptual sculpture by Tatsuo Miyajima of Japan or Jaume Plensa from Barcelona. Currently on view is CONTEMPORARY AND MODERN MASTERS through August 31 and features work by: Magdalena Abakanowicz, Suzanne Caporael, Jim Dine, Sam Francis, David Hockney, Alex Katz, David Klamen, Henri Matisse, Pablo Picasso, Jaume Plensa, Frank Stella. KN GALLERY The gallery opened up with a bang in December 2006 as one of the most recent galleries on the scene. They debuted works of Anish Kapoor (Cloud Gate in Millennium Park) and showcased artwork by Milton Avery, Hans Hoffman, Franz Kline, Morris Louis, Robert Rauschenberg, Edward Steichen, Tom Wesselmann, the Zhou Brothers and more. KN Gallery is enthusiastically pursuing its goal to establish itself as one of the Chicago's leading galleries for viewing and acquiring works by leading 20th and 21st Century masters. Currently on view is HANS HOFFMAN'S EXUBERANT EYE which closes July 13 and a preview of RICO EASTMAN'S LABYRINTH STUDIES (opens July 19).

The Evening Associates (EA) is a young professional membership group at the Art Institute of Chicago and meets about once a month for art-related events. Visit the museum or call (312) 575-8000 to order an EA membership. www.eveningassociates.com

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Reach new artistic heights at the John Hancock Center. First explore your creative side as we view modern and contemporary art in Valerie Carberry Gallery, Richard Gray Gallery, and KN Gallery. After the artistic adventure, be transported up to the Signature Room for our own private affair while enjoying the best view in the city. Event includes: Gallery viewings, complimentary cocktails and appetizers, private viewing of fireworks, raffle and an auction of some very exquisite and exciting items. All attendees will receive a goody bag filled with amazing art magazines, passes to David Barton gym, and more. Tickets: $35, new Evening Associates; $50, Evening Associates; $65, public. Day of sales will be $10 more. Time Frame: 6:00 to 7:30 - Gallery Viewings on the 25th floor
(with wine and cheese reception)

7:30 to 10:00 - Reception in our own private room on the 95th floor
(Complimentary cocktails from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m.)

To order or more information: Contact eveningassociates@artic.edu Check-in: All attendees will need to enter the John Hancock Center on the Chestnut Street entrance. Before 7:30 p.m., please check-in on the 25th floor. After 7:30, check-in will be on the 95th floor. Silent Auction and Raffle: Auction and raffle proceeds will benefit the Evening Associates of the Art Institute of Chicago. Raffle tickets for various dining and cultural packages will be $10 each or three for $25. Raffle prizes include tickets to the Goodman, Blue Man Group, gift basket from Trader Joe's, wine tasting, and more. As a special membership benefit, all Evening Associate members will be automatically entered to win two Glamorama (August 24) performance and post-party tickets valued at $195 each. Signature Level (Silent Auction): Two roundtrip tickets from New York to Dubai Mink poncho by Dennis Basso Tourneau Watch Star diamond pendant by Manny B & Co. Jeweler Six night stay at the Royal Islander Resort in Cancun (December 22-29) Framed watercolor painting by Leroy Morse Two Glamorama VIP Tickets Limited edition photography suite Hotel and dining package by the James Hotel Other great auction or raffle items: Purple cashmere wrap by Ralph Lauren Aveda private workshops for up to six people Case of Oligitum Crianza (Spanish red wine) Six month David Barton Gym membership Two three-day passes to Lollapalozza Hairology Salon Treatment Two preview tickets to the Passion Play: A Cycle at the Goodman Theatre Carn d'Ache Eclat pen with Swarovski crystals Twelve exercise sessions at Power Plate Institute Four box seats to the August 9th White Sox vs. Cleveland Indians Halsa Nail Spa facial, manicure and pedicure Two tickets to Blue Man Group High-definition radio Restaurant gift certificates Art magazine subscriptions and more.

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Special thank you to our auction sponsors, The Signature Room and our gallery hosts.

The Evening Associates (EA) is a young professional membership group at the Art Institute of Chicago and meets about once a month for art-related events. Visit the museum or call (312) 575-8000 to order an EA membership. www.eveningassociates.com

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A Signature Affair-July 11, 2007 The John Hancock Center


We are pleased to welcome you to an evening showcasing wonderful art with dazzling views and an opportunity for Chicagos top professionals to meet and mingle. Many sponsors have provided some very special one-of-a-kind items for the raffle and auction. All proceeds from tonights event will benefit the Art Institute of Chicago Evening Associates (EA) programs. If you are not currently an EA member, please ask one of our board volunteers (identified by name badges) and they can tell you more about our group. There will also be a table in the reception area on the 95th Floor. 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Event sign-in and tour of galleries on the 25th Floor Drink and mingle while you view the modern, contemporary, and post-war artwork at Valerie Carberry Gallery, Richard Gray Gallery, and. KN Gallery. Wine and cheese are provided in each gallery. 7:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. The party moves to the 95th Floor for private reception in the Signature Room Please join us in the Signature Rooms private reception area for complimentary cocktails (from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m.) and delicious appetizers. You will need to take the elevator back down to the lobby and then to the elevators reserved exclusively for the Signature Room. Around 9:30-9:45 p.m. the festivities will culminate with a fireworks display at Navy Pier. After the fireworks are finished, you are welcome to continue the party in the Signature Lounge upstairs. This evenings event also features a very special silent auction with unique and exquisite items. There is also a raffle of special prizes. Please take time to review both the auction and raffle items. Raffle tickets are $10 each and 3 for $25. With the abundance of tonights prizes you are likely to win! The raffle will take place in the Signature Room promptly at 8:30 p.m. The silent auction bidding will close at 9:00 p.m. Special thank you to the wonderful generosity of our Signature Sponsors:

We gratefully acknowledge the generosity of our other great supporters: Lollapalooza, David Barton Gym, Chicago White Sox, Lyric Opera, Chicago Social, Lettuce Entertain You Art News, Art+Auction Magazine, Aveda, Hairology, Halsa Nail Salon, Trader Joes, Goodman Theatre The Drive in the Hancock, i4Design Magazine, Blue Man Group, Greer, Power Plate, PRP Wine, and more.