Tuesday, May 24, 2011


AVAM's "You Make Us Smile!" Happy 15th Anniversary Gala

Featuring comedian LEWIS BLACK!
  • WHEN: Saturday June 4, 6:00 PM–Midnight
    : American Visionary Art Museum: 800 Key Highway, Baltimore. (Map).
  • TICKETS: $250 or $500 VIP
    For tickets or info, contact Whitney Shaffer at 410.244.1900 x247 or whitney@avam.org.

An evening of cocktails, dinner & dancing celebrating those who make us smile (including YOU!) and benefitting the American Visionary Art Museum's one-of-a-kind exhibitions and K-12 educational programming!

  • 6 PM: Gala Chair Marilyn Meyerhoff welcomes you to Cocktails and VIP tour of "What Makes Us Smile?"
  • 7 PM: Gala Dinner with special presentation to Grand Visionary Honoree (and Maryland's own), comedian Lewis Black
  • 9 PM: Happy Ever AfterParty featuring costumes, parade, live music by the Amish Outlaws, special VIP happy beverages, and more! Gala tix include AfterParty.
  • Please note: Dinner guests receive free valet in front of AVAM's Jim Rouse Visionary Center.
  • Attire: Creative Black Tie/After Party Costume (just wear your happy pants!)

AVAM's Happy-Ever-AfterParty!

WHEN: Saturday June 4, 8:30 PM–Midnight
WHERE:  American Visionary Art Museum's Jim Rouse Visionary Center: 800 Key Highway, Baltimore, MD 21230 (Map).
TICKETS: $40 members, $50 non-members.
TICKETS ARE LIMITED!!! Click the link below for safe & secure online ticketing through Missiontix, or contact Whitney Shaffer at 410.244.1900 x247 or whitney@avam.org.

AVAM's annual costumed Extravaganza! Dancing to the Amish Outlaws (straight outta Lancaster - on a perpetual Rumspringa)

  • PARADE featuring Grand Marshal/Honoree LEWIS BLACK 
  • Tongue Tickling FOOD
  • HAPPY BEVERAGES (i.e. Open Bar)
  • Other Surprises and YOU!
  • Attire: Dress Happy! "Smiles, Everyone! Smiles!"