GACC Philadelphia Gala 2013

Friday, November 22, 2013 - 5:30pm - 10:30pm
Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA), 118 N. Broad St, Philadelphia, PA 19102.
United States

In German-speaking countries, two distinct varieties of Carnivals are held. The Rhine region’s Carnival is held mainly in the states of North Rhine-Westphalia, Rhineland Palatinate, and is famous for celebrations such as parades and costume balls. Cologne Carnival is the largest and most famous.

The "Swabian-Alemannic" Carnival, known as Fastnacht, takes place in Baden and Swabia (Southwestern Germany), Switzerland, Alsace and Vorarlberg (Western Austria). It traditionally represents the time of year when the reign of the cold, grim winter spirits is over and these spirits are being hunted down and expelled.

The Gala at the Pennsylvania The PAFA Galleries will be open to guests throughout the evening, as will the silent auction featuring items such as restaurant gift certificates, sports memorabilia and tickets, and handcrafted items from Germany. 

For more information about PAFA and the exhibits open during the gala – including the new KAWS Exhibit - click here.  

To register for the Gala, follow this link, or e-mail Lindi at: [email protected]

Event Type: 
Arts & Culture
Event Type: 
Arts and Culture
History and Preservation
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