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MARTINIS & MASTERPIECES
June 2, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm$75.00 – $150.00
Join more than 200 guests from the arts, business, and legal communities of Greater Boston to celebrate our thriving creative economy and recognize those business and legal professionals who work to strengthen it. Martinis & Masterpieces features live music, cocktails and hors d’oeuvres, amazing views, entertainment surprises, artwork by local artists, and a silent auction featuring art and gift packages. During the event we will honor lawyers and law firms for their pro bono efforts, as well as highlight extraordinary individuals who work tirelessly to keep Boston’s arts community healthy.
Congratulations to our awardees!
Champion of the Arts Award
Timothy Gillette, for his outstanding leadership and philanthropy in support of musicians, non-profit ensembles and social missions achieved through the love of music. Tim has left an indelible mark on the Boston arts scene, from his past work as a board member of Opera Boston, to his current support of nearly 20 different local arts organizations, including Guerilla Opera, Boston Modern Opera Project, Cappella Clausura, Commonwealth Chorale, Commonwealth Lyric Theatre, Emmanuel Music, Boston Baroque, Boston Conservatory, Metropolitan Wind Symphony, and New England Philharmonic.
Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts of Massachusetts Robert B. Fraser Award for Pro Bono Excellence
Hilary J. Libka, Esq. of Cooley LLP for her outstanding pro bono leadership in the arts and legal services communities of Massachusetts. Hilary is an associate in Cooley’s Litigation Department and a member of the Patent Counseling & Prosecution practice group. Under her leadership, the firm has helmed numerous pro bono cases for the VLA, representing artists, creative entrepreneurs, and cultural groups throughout Massachusetts.