Evergreen House Celebrates Art, Wine, Food of
By Heather Egan
Lovers of art, wine and food are invited to enjoy an
evening of regional Italian wine and cuisine while raising
money for Evergreen House's artist-in-residence programs.
ArtUncorked, co-hosted and sponsored by the Wine Source,
will be held from 6:30 to 10 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 12, in
Evergreen's Carriage House. Reservations are limited.
Admission is $60 for members, $65 for others. For
information or to make reservations, call 410-516-0341 or
The theme of the evening, Viva Italia! Red, White &
Evergreen, salutes Evergreen's former owners, John Work
Garrett, who was U.S. ambassador to Italy from 1929 to
1933, and his wife, the stylish arts patron and cultural
maverick Alice Warder Garrett, who brought European flare
to Baltimore's social scene with her glamorous and
Guests will learn about more than a dozen of Italy's
most famous wine regions and sample more than 60 wines,
from Sangiovese to Trebbiano and the wide viticultural
variations that lie in between. Traditional and innovative
dishes inspired by ingredients typical of each Italian
region will be served by some of Baltimore's top
restaurants, among them Abacrombie, Dogwood Deli,
Gertrude's, Iggies, Ixia and the Oceanaire Seafood Room.
Also planned are musical entertainment and live and
silent auctions at which guests can bid on contemporary
art, vacation getaways, private wine-tasting dinners and
Evergreen's artist-in-residence programs allow
emerging and mature artists to live, think and create
within the extraordinary environment of Evergreen House and
its rich historic collections and gardens. The museum then
connects these artists with the public through contemporary
exhibitions, such as the biennial Sculpture at Evergreen
exhibition, on view this year through Oct. 15, and creative
community and school collaborations.
Support for artUncorked is provided by the Wine
Source, B. Creative Group, Courtesy Parking, Mount Royal
Printing, the Urbanite and WYPR-FM.
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