ARTS! ARTS! ARTS! GALA
Benefiting students of the Weitzenhoffer Family College of Fine Arts
CHAIRS - Steve and Jackie Pugh
CO-CHAIR - Scott Davis
ARTS! ARTS! ARTS! is the annual fundraiser for the OU Weitzenhoffer Family College of Fine Arts. The event is scheduled for 5:30 p.m., Sunday, March 1 in the Oklahoma Memorial Ballroom.
Thanks to the support of our many friends, ARTS! ARTS! ARTS! has raised $1,000,000. The entertaining gala event raises much-needed funds for enrichment opportunities such as student scholarships, travel grants, and other opportunities to enhance students' educational and artistic development as well as faculty development.
- Individual Patron $200
- Young Patron (For patrons of the Arts age 40 and below) $100
Sheila Hoffman, Ph.D., 2020 Arts Luminary Award Recipient
Sheila Hoffman, Ph.D., a distinguished graduate from the OU School of Visual Arts and a 16-year veteran curator and director of fine art museums in Oklahoma, Michigan and New York, will be presented with the second annual Arts Luminary Award. The presentation of the Arts Luminary Award is a cornerstone of the annual gala, which benefits the College of Fine Arts. Hoffman draws on a wealth of curatorial and administrative experience that informs her thinking about the future of museums and material object documentation.
Hoffman studied in France, Québec, and the United States, earning her master’s degree in art history at the OU.
She currently serves as a lecturer on the art history faculty of the University of Massachusetts, as a lecturer in the Tufts University graduate program in museum studies, and is the review editor for the International Council of Museums Committee on Museology.