Tickets are going fast for the Washington Pavilion’s inaugural gala on June 2


SIOUX FALLS, SD (Dakota News Now) – The Washington Pavilion’s inaugural gala is scheduled for Thursday, June 2 at 5:30 p.m. on the stage at Paladino Hohm Sculpture Garden and Mary W. Sommervold Hall, and tickets are nearly sold out.

The annual event, formerly called Arts Night, is the region’s premier arts event and largest fundraiser for the Washington Pavilion.

According to a press release, the event brings together more than 270 attendees who are passionate about the Washington Pavilion of Arts & Science’s mission: to provide memorable experiences that entertain, educate and enrich. The event also honors individual and corporate partners who have made significant contributions to the advancement of the arts and sciences in our community.

“There are so many good reasons to support the mission of the Washington Pavilion of Arts & Science, and whatever your reasons, this evening is for you!” said Washington Pavilion of Arts & Science Director of Development Chelsea Cronin. “By renaming this event, we hope to encourage not only art lovers, but also our patrons in education, science and the performing arts to attend and continue their investment in our mission.”

Authorities say the elegant evening will include an outdoor social hour, a special Arts Night art auction, a gourmet dinner, an exciting live and silent auction program and items. More than 30 works of art from local and regional artists will be available in the auctions. The auctions also feature a variety of special experience packages, ranging from sporting events to vacation destinations and more. Many items from these packages were donated by local artists, patrons and businesses.

You can view the Washington Pavilion Gala exhibit in the Visual Arts Center Entrance Gallery through May 31, with a special artist reception and gallery talk on May 6 from 6-8 p.m. . All works will be available for purchase during the live or silent auction. .

To purchase tickets for the Washington Pavilion’s Inaugural Gala, go to or call 605-731-2377.

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