The Bacchanal Pre-Party

Members of the Speed Art Museum’s Patron Circle took part in the Bacchanal Pre-Party at the museum on the evening of Sept. 25. Guests received a special tour of the museum from Curator of Contemporary Art Miranda Lash and celebrated the upcoming Bacchanal, which will take place on Nov. 2.

Photos by Andrea Hutchinson

  • Kristen Cripe, Jordan King and Kelly Bryant.

  • Jeff Howard and Jordan King show off the enchanting invitation to this year's Bacchanal.

  • Excitement builds at the Bacchanal Pre-Party.

  • Cathy and Todd Creek with Hollis Gargala and Blair Bell.

  • Miranda Lash treated pre-party guests to a private tour and viewing of the Ebony G. Patterson exhibit.

  • Museum guests stop to take in the intricate layers of Ebony G. Patterson's art.

  • Miranda Lash guiding museum guests through the floral wonderland of Ebony G. Patterson's current exhibit at the Speed Art Museum.

  • Cindy Philpott, Laura Wagner and Mary Ann Silveri-Ljubic.

  • Todd Creek with Laura and Bob Wagner.

  • Conor Higgins, Miranda Lash and Steven Bowling.

  • Doris Jones, Jeff Howard and Colleen Underhill.

  • Jeff Howard, Jessica Schwein and Jordan King.

  • Jordan King, Doris Jones and Colleen Underhill.

  • Todd and Cathy Creek.