Photos by S. Saxon
THE EVENT: The gala was held Thursday, November 16 at CSU’s Corn Center for the Visual Arts to commemorate the new Bo Bartlett Center, which will open in January 2018.
THE BARTLETT CENTER: Located on the top level of the Corn Center, the Bo Bartlett Center was designed by the celebrated Seattle-based architect Tom Kundig of Olson Kundig Architects. The new riverside porch that serves both the Bartlett Center and the Corn Center was designed by Dan Shipley Architects and Studio Outside, both of Dallas, Texas.
THE HIGHLIGHTS: After welcoming remarks delivered by Shannon Ilges Candler, the executive director of the Bartlett Center David Houston delivered the introduction and comments on the center. Further remarks were made by Philip W. Tomlinson and Bo Bartlett. David Houston was specially recognized before Helen Jordan Hobbs ended the evening with closing remarks.