Car valets dressed as gondoliers. Photo: Sarah Osborne Bender
What does it take to pull of our biggest event of the year? Keith Costas, director of special events, shares the rundown.
For the dinner alone, there were:
62 flower arrangements
40 Fortuny table runners
12 back of the house
8 cases red wine
7 cases white wine
5 cases Prosecco
16 car valets (dressed as gondoliers)
12 car movers
140 feet of red carpet
8 motor coaches
Phillips Collection Gala flowers, May 3, 2013. Flowers by Jack Lucky. Photos: Sarah Osborne Bender
See past years’ gala flowers here.
Every year I look forward to seeing the stunning and just-perfectly-picked flower arrangements that appear throughout the museum for our annual gala. This year did not disappoint.
Flowers: Jack Lucky. Photos: Sarah Osborne Bender