Teenie Harris, Photographer: An American Story National Gala Premiere
- October 28, 2011 6:30 pm
- October 28, 2011 10:00 pm
- $250 per person; $500 for Patron tickets
Celebrate the world premiere of Teenie Harris, Photographer: An American Story, the first major retrospective exhibition of the work and legacy of the late Pittsburgh Courier photographer, Charles “Teenie” Harris. The black-tie gala is hosted by National Honorary Chair Linda Johnson Rice, publisher of Ebony and Jet magazines, with nationally known actor and Pittsburgh native Bill Nunn presiding as Master of Ceremonies. The event will feature live jazz by MCG Jazz, which also composed an original soundtrack for the exhibition; cocktails in the galleries; and a seated dinner. Advance registration for tickets to the gala may be made online. Ticket buyers and those interested in sponsoring the event may call 412.578.2552, or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Tickets are $250 per person, or $500 for Patron tickets. Patron ticket buyers will have access to a VIP reception in the galleries with exhibition curator Lulu Lippincott, Linda Johnson Rice, and Bill Nunn. The Teenie Harris opening gala is sponsored by PNC, with additional support from ReedSmith, Highmark, and Mansions on Fifth.