Wednesday, September 13, 2017 - 5:30pm

Wednesday, September 13, 2017, 5:30-8:30pm
Seattle Yacht Club
​Cost: $150 per person


Honorary Co-Chairs: Herb & Lucy Pruzan, Casey & Susan Schanen




This year, at the Museum of Northwest Art’s third annual Luminaries Artist Awards event, four Luminary Awards will be named in honor of those who have left a lasting impact on our region. This year’s Legacy Artists are Marita DingusDante MarioniRobert McCauleyand Jeffry Mitchell. Michael Spafford and Elizabeth Sandvig will be honored with theLifetime Contribution to Northwest Art award. These awards will then be presented to artists of promise as chosen by a distinguished nominating panel and jury. The awards recipients will be announced at a dinner at the Seattle Yacht Club on Wednesday, September 13, 2017, 5:30pm.


Each of the four winning artists receives a $1,000 honorarium and will be featured in a group exhibition at MoNA. We are pleased to provide this professional opportunity in these artists’ careers, and are grateful to the Luminaries sponsors and supporters who make it possible. Additional proceeds from the event go to support MoNA’s exhibitions and permanent collections.

To become a Luminaries supporter, please contact Development Director Liz Theaker at (360) 466-4446 x104.




Museum of Northwest Art


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MoNA collects and exhibits contemporary art from across the Northwest, including Alaska, British Columbia, California, Idaho, Montana, Oregon and Washington.