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The Artist’s Table Opening Soiree

At the Museum

October 1, 2021 / 6:00 PM–9:30 PM

The soiree kicks off a week-long art show in Fleischmann Auditorium with a night of celebration created by Event Chair Diane Waterhouse and Joy Full Events.

Enjoy a fabulous evening surrounded by art, with delightful regional wines, a signature cocktail, and a delicious gourmet dinner by Seasons Catering.

This is an intentionally intimate gathering with a limited number of tickets. Guests will view beautiful works of art and enjoy mingling with the artists and Museum friends in the stunning Fleischmann Auditorium.

The Artist’s Table Featured Artists

  • Jannene Behl
  • Ann Shelton Beth
  • Steve Curry
  • Nancy Davidson
  • Rick Delanty
  • Karen Fedderson
  • Ellie Freudenstein
  • Rick Garcia
  • Derek Harrison
  • Wyllis Heaton
  • Ray Hunter
  • Linda Mutti
  • Craig Nelson
  • Garrett Speirs
  • Ralph Waterhouse

For a full event description, including sponsorship and ticket information, click here.

Proceeds from The Artist’s Table support the Museum’s work to connect people to nature for the betterment of both, particularly the thousands of schoolchildren we serve every year.

Tables are selling fast! To sponsor a table or for more details contact Development Director Caroline Baker at 805-682-4711 ext. 109 or

Thank you to event chair Diane Waterhouse and early sponsors Hutton Parker Foundation, Brad Willis and Tony Pusathai, Diane Dodds and David Reichert, Nancy and Mike Martz, Gillian Launie, Mahri Kerhly, Richard Ross, Town and Country Event Rentals, and Joy Full Events.