December 2, 2016

Blog: Jorge Pérez Announced $15 Million Gift at PAMM Stewardship Dinner

On November 30, 2016, Pérez Art Museum Miami Stewardship members were invited to the brand new SLS Brickell Hotel & Residences to attend an exclusive dinner in honor of artist Julio Le Parc, whose PAMM exhibition, Form into Action, has received glowing reviews.

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Guests were welcomed by PAMM Board of Trustees Chairman Aaron Podhurst and PAMM Director Franklin Sirmans, and received news of Jorge Pérez’s $15 million gift to PAMM. The gift includes funds for the acquisition of works by Latin American artists and over 200 pieces from Pérez’s personal collection of Cuban artworks, making PAMM’s one of the largest collections of contemporary Cuban art in any American museum.

The celebrations continued with an elegant cocktail reception and three-course seated dinner on the stunning pool deck overlooking the city. The evening was hosted by Related Group, sbe and SLS Brickell Hotel & Residents.

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