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Art Luncheon on the Grass

Wednesday, June 15, 2016
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Glass House Party Rings in Summer

Artists, fashionistas, designers and It girls rang in the start of the summer season at this years Glass House Party on June 11. The party took place on the lush 49 acres at The Glass House in New Canaan, CT.

The fourth annual fundraising event raises money for the preservation and collections of art seen throughout the grounds.

Over 400 guests enjoyed festive cocktails, croquet, ping-pong and contemporary art among the rustic grounds. Partygoers were even able to capture images from the event inside the Design Within Reach photo booth!

The event featured a delicious picnic by Schoolhouse at Cannondale in Wilton as attendees enjoyed live music provided by DJ Mia Moretti and Chez Conversations. Guests were able to experience contemporary art collections and 2016 exhibitions on view by some of the great contemporary artists such as Yayoi Kusama, Narcissus Garden and Robert Rauschenberg.

The silent auction powered by Paddle8 took place in a spacious Greenwich Tent Company tent and included stunning works by Bruce Nauman, Josef Albers, Dustin Yellin, Richard Serra and KAWS as well as featured luxury trip packages.

Notable Glass House Party Guests guests this year included: Cleo Wade, Kate Greer, Liza Voloshin, Hanna Martin, Polina Proshkina, Aliza Sena, Manish Vora, Maryellis Bunn, Brad Beegan, Erica Blair, Katherine Kono, Tom Kono, Kadar Brock, Irene Glasgow, Scott Drevnig, Stacy Bendet, Stephanie Eckardt and Jeffery Renz.

Photos by Carl Timpone/BFA.com


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