Peggy Gandy: Social Scene: Dec. 1, 2013

Gala, Art Reception, Allied Arts, Dedication, Fundraiser
BY PEGGY GANDY Published: December 1, 2013


Event: Creative Ambassadors Gala.

Where: Meinders Hall of Mirrors at the Civic Center.

What: The Gala started in 2008 as collaboration between the governor of Oklahoma and Creative Oklahoma to honor Oklahomans who have achieved national or international recognition for their creative accomplishments. The Gala preceded Creative Oklahoma's State of Creativity Forum held at the Civic Center.

Inducted: Creative Ambassadors Charles Nelson II, Bobby Nelson, Brad Moore, Lee Allan Smith and Garman Kimmell, posthumous. Also, Hans Butzer and his team were given the Renaissance Award for creative design impact on Oklahoman for the SkyDance Bridge and the Young Ambassador Award went to John Fullbright for significant creative accomplishment for a young Oklahoman.

Co-Chairmen: Annie Bohanon and Chip Oppenheim.

Emcees: Lance McDaniel and Melissa Scaramucci.


Event: Art Preview and Reception.

Featuring: Small Works, Great Wonders.

Where: National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum.

What: Fixed price sale of Art by draw.

Sponsor: Major Event Sponsor — Susan and Peter Hoffman.


Event: Allied Arts Holiday Party.

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