The Contemporary Austin’s inaugural Art Dinner on May 3 celebrated the new Betty and Edward Marcus Sculpture Park at Laguna Gloria and honored the Edward and Betty Marcus Foundation for its founding gift. The evening boasted the unveiling of Artist Orly Genger’s newly commissioned, monumental sculptural work, Current, during cocktails, a musical performance by local composer Graham Reynolds and additional music by members of Mother Falcon, and a seated dinner featuring the culinary talents of local chefs from laV, Launderette, and The Bonneville that brought together contemporary art luminaries from Austin and around the country. Proceeds from the event will benefit the exhibitions and conservation of the works of art at the Betty and Edward Marcus Sculpture Park at Laguna Gloria.

Laguna Gloria | Austin | May 3, 2014