Mark your calendars for the (Private) Collections Spring Art Tour benefitting Enterprise for High School Students returning on April 14th, 2011. For the 11th year a diverse group of new and returning collectors will open their homes for private viewings and guided tours.
For the past 10 years, Enterprise has fashioned Private Collections into a most successful event by making available ten prestigious art collections to art patrons and enthusiasts. Among the collectors whose homes have been showcased are Ann and Gordon Getty, Raoul Kennedy, Claire and Dan Carlevaro, Chara Schreyer, Orlando Diaz, Janet and Clint Reilly, John and Gretchen Berggruen, George and Dorothy Saxe, George Hecksher, and Lin and Jim Willis.
Lorna Meyer and Dennis Calas (Photo: Drew Altizer)
Once again the tour will give art aficionados the rare opportunity to gain access to the private homes of some of the city’s most prominent art collectors including Alan and Ruth Stein, Lorna Meyer and Dennis Calas, Jeremy Stone, Richard and Lenore Niles, Ann Hatch and Paul Discoe, Clinton and Janet Reilly, Laurie Ghielmetti, Rod and Gussie Medeiros, and Pamela Joyner. This year’s event will be hosted by Lorna Meyer. Jay Jeffers, Mary Lou Castellanos and Jane Ivory serve as committee chairs.
On Wednesday, March 30th, 2011 from 6:00pm to 9:00pm (Private) Collections will kick off with an exclusive Pre-Tour Party in the Nob Hill penthouse of Jon Taylor and Peter Waterloo, who have an extensive collection including Keith Haring and Wassily Kandinsky. Jay Jeffers will be hosting the Post-Tour Party on April 14th, 2011 from 5:30pm to 9:00pm at his design studios.
Tickets are $ 500.00 per couple for a visit to the house of their first choice and an invitation to the exclusive pre-party, individual tickets are $ 200.00 per person for the first choice home and invitation to the post-party, and $ 100.00 per person for one of three choices and invitation to the post-party. For tickets please visit (Private) Collections.