It was a gorgeous evening on Saturday, April 26, 2014 to celebrate 100 years of art with Montclair Art Museum at their Centennial Ball followed by their Fashionably Late After Party!
The evening started with cocktails in Leir Hall at 6:30PM and was followed by dinner in the Grand Tent at 8:00PM on the front lawn. Led by Dinner Co-Chairs, Elaine Pantages Conti and Gretchen Prater, the night honored MAM’s past presidents and founders William T. Evans and Florence Rand Lang as well as leaders who have helped transform the museum galleries through the decades. A silent and live auction was also held with luxury gifts from H. Stern, Marchesa and many more. Centennial Ball followed by their Fashionably Late After Party. Guests were dressed to impress inspired by their favorite decade. 200+ people were in attendance including Rodney Freylinghusen and Kristen Connolly from House of Cards!
The night was still young and went on with performances by New York Celebrity DJ, Gabriel Levy and eatery delicacies from Applegate Farms and The Melt Shop throughout, “Fashionably Late” which ran from 9:30-1am in Leir Hall. Co-Chairs,
Jennifer Conti and Cleo Davis-Urman created the “afterparty” portion to the night to attract a younger group of supporters as an extension of the grand gala. It was a fantastic ending to the glamorous evening where guests of all ages came together and danced the night away, embracing art and fashion.