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2023 Founder’s Award Celebration

October 21 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

2023 Founder’s Award Celebration

2023 Founder’s Award Celebration

On Saturday, October 21, 2023, please join us for an evening of performance, music, food, and drinks in honor of our 2023 Founder’s Award honorees Allan Edmunds, Tariq “Black Thought” Trotter, and Signe Wilkinson.

6–7 pm / Cocktail and Gallery Hour with Dox to Light: The Life and Works of Dox Thrash on view
7–8 pm / Performance and Dinner
8–8:30 pm / Awards Ceremony

About the Founder’s Award Celebration

Fleisher Art Memorial’s largest annual fundraising event, The Founder’s Award Celebration recognizes individuals whose significant commitment to providing access to the arts, promoting excellence in creative expression, and enriching Philadelphia’s cultural resources reflects the values of our founder, Samuel S. Fleisher.

125th Host Committee

Barbara Beck / Jolley Bruce Christman / Glenmede Trust Company / Deborah Louchheim / John & Susan Louchheim / Liz Price / Arnold Weiss

Steering Committee

Lindsay Bedford / Suzanne Becker / Bill Brookover / Bill Meinel / Danielle Louchheim Geraci / Mark B. Goodheart / Thora Jacobson / John Wind

Board of Directors

Melissa Blanton, President / Kevin Dow, Vice President / Shannon Maldonado, Secretary / Raymond Perkins, Ph.D, Interim Treasurer / Jason Prunty, Vice President / Lindsay Bedford / Nicole Sansone Ruiz / Huwayda Fakhry / Valarie McDuffie / Mark B. Goodheart* / William Becker / Barbara Beck / Mark Burrows / Jolley Bruce Christman* / David Dunn / James A. Lebovitz / Bill Meinel / Sharon Place / Liz Price* / Sasha Suda* / Lindsey Scannapieco / Nancy Shell

*Ex Officio


October 21
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm


Fleischer Arts Memorial
719 Catharine Street
Philadelphia, PA 19147 United States
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215-922-3456 ext. 300
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