The Columbus Museum kicked off its 2017 annual sale and celebration of art – Let There Be Art! -- with a Premier Party on Thursday, April 6. From April 6-13, the Museum presented the fine art show. The show provided works of art from various artists and featured galleries. It was a wonderful evening of fine art and food in a festive setting.
Serving on the 2017 Let There Be Art! Committee were: Artist Selection - Marleen Olivie and Garry Pound, Sponsorships – Chris Henson and Sallie Martin, Gala Design – Bob Vardaman, and Luncheon Design – Vandy Middleton and Mary Lou Doughton. In addition to the Gala Premier Party, the weekend featured a Free Family Event Second Saturday on April 8, and a Luncheon with Keynote Speaker Rebecca Wood of R. Wood Studios on Thursday, April 13.
Major sponsors of the event were: Diamond Sponsors Aflac; Platinum Sponsors Bob Vardaman Events Management, Friend of the Museum, TSYS, and W.C. Bradley Co.; and Gold Sponsors Georgia Crown Distributing Company.