Tickets on Sale for Tenth Annual PAMM Corporate Luncheon Honoring Business Community’s Integral Support of the Arts in South Florida

PAMM Corporate Honors will be awarded to Publix Super Markets Charities

MIAMI August 17, 2017 – The highly-anticipated Tenth Annual Pérez Art Museum Miami (PAMM) Corporate Luncheon, presented by STARR Events, will take place on Wednesday, September 27, from 11am–2pm, when the museum will open its doors to South Florida’s most influential business leaders, in honor of their vital support of the arts in South Florida. PAMM Corporate Honors will be awarded to Publix Super Markets Charities, and all funds from the Luncheon will be donated to the museum’s art and education outreach programs. Reservations can be made online at pamm.org/cl10.

“At this milestone Corporate Luncheon, we’re celebrating Miami’s growing and thriving cultural landscape built with the support of business leaders and corporations who care about the community they operate in and the arts,” said PAMM Director Franklin Sirmans. “This year, we are pleased to honor Publix Super Markets Charities, whose 20 years of support and partnership has helped shape and build PAMM’s education programming.”

Publix Super Markets Charities has played a fundamental role in the community since 1966. By supporting a variety of nonprofit organizations engaged in life-changing work, Publix Charities makes a far-reaching impact throughout the Southeast, resulting in stronger communities infused with hope and preparedness for a brighter future. Publix Super Markets Charities has been involved with PAMM since 1998, supporting the museum’s exhibitions and educational programs, including PAMM Free Second Saturdays, which attracts more than 4,000 visitors each month.  

The PAMM Corporate Luncheon raises funds for the museum’s education programs. PAMM is the largest provider of art education outside of Miami-Dade County Schools, reaching more than 160,000 children since opening in December 2013. Corporate support has made many of these free programs possible, which include: free family activities every second Saturday; Art Detectives, a new arts education program that promotes critical and timely dialogue between community youth and police; Brick x Brick, a program for at-risk teens which takes place at community centers in underserved areas throughout Miami-Dade, and focuses on architecture, design and community planning; PAMM in the Neighborhood, a summer camp program for underserved youth; and more.

This year’s lunch reception will allow attendees to network, browse the museum and enjoy a film highlighting conservation and restoration efforts by Bank of America, Miami-Dade College, and Fendi.

PAMM Corporate Luncheon sponsorships are available, ranging from $20,000 diamond-level sponsorships which include 20 tickets, to $2,500 silver-level sponsorships which include five tickets. Individual tickets are available for $500. For sponsorship levels and benefits, or to make reservations online, visit pamm.org/cl9. For event and ticket information, contact Christopher Pastor at 786 345 5633 or cpastor@pamm.org.

The Tenth Annual PAMM Corporate Luncheon co-chairs are Simon Levine, JPMorgan Chase & Co., and Oti Roberts, Deutsche Bank. Luncheon host committee: Marivel Andreu, Marsh & McLennan Agency, AIG; Andres Asion, Miami Real Estate Group; Tere Blanca, Blanca Commercial Real Estate; Brian L. Bilzin, Bilzin Sumberg Baena Price & Axelrod LLP; Adelee Cabrera, STARR Events Miami; Fernando Crespo, Sun Trust; Greg Ferrero, Goldman Sachs; Jose Ignacio Gonzalez, Fortune International Group; Dave Howard, Brightline; Laura Kaplan, U.S. Trust, Bank of America Private Wealth Management; José Mas, MasTec; Joseph Milton, J. Milton & Associates; Luke Palacio, Citi Private Bank; Jorge Pérez, The Related Group; Aaron Podhurst, Podhurst Orseck; Stefanie Reed, Art Basel; Alejandra Salaverria, Joe Sirven, Holland & Knight LLP; Monica Souza, Avant Design Group; and Gloria Zaldivar, BNY Mellon.

For the second consecutive year, presenting sponsor of the PAMM Corporate Luncheon is STARR Events. Additional PAMM Corporate Luncheon supporters include gold sponsors: Podhurst Orseck, P.A. and Related Group; silver sponsors: AIG, Art Basel, BNY Mellon, Bizlin Sumberg, Blanca Commercial Real Estate, Brightline, Citi, Deutsche Bank, Fortune International Group, Goldman Sachs, Holland & Knight, J. Milton & Associates, Marsh & McLennan Agency, Mastec, Miami Real Estate Group, SunTrust, Tory Burch, and U.S. Trust.  

PAMM Corporate Luncheon is attended by South Florida business, civic and cultural leaders such as real estate developer and collector Craig Robins, Miami Dolphins Owner Stephen M. Ross, Victoria’s Secret model Ines Rivero, Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos A. Gimenez and more. Past Corporate Honors recipients are Cricket Taplin and The Sol Taplin Charitable Foundation (2016), Kirk Landon (2015), J.P. Morgan (2014), MBF Healthcare Partners (2013), Target (2012), Bank of America (2011), Northern Trust (2010), Carnival Corporation & PLC (2009) and UBS (2008). 

About Pérez Art Museum Miami
Pérez Art Museum Miami (PAMM) promotes artistic expression and the exchange of ideas, advancing public knowledge and appreciation of art, architecture and design, and reflecting the diverse community of its pivotal geographic location at the crossroads of the Americas. A 33-year-old South Florida institution formerly known as Miami Art Museum (MAM), Pérez Art Museum Miami opened a new building, designed by world-renowned architects Herzog & de Meuron, in Downtown Miami’s Museum Park on December 4, 2013. The facility is a state-of-the-art model for sustainable museum design and progressive programming and features 200,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor program space with flexible galleries; shaded outdoor verandas; a waterfront restaurant and bar; a museum shop; and an education center with a library, media lab and classroom spaces. For more information, please visit www.pamm.org, find us on Facebook (facebook.com/perezartmuseummiami), or follow us on Twitter/Instagram (@pamm).

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Accredited by the American Alliance of Museums, Pérez Art Museum Miami (PAMM) is sponsored in part by the State of Florida, Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs, and the Florida Council on Arts and Culture. Support is provided by the Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs and the Cultural Affairs Council, the Miami-Dade County Mayor and Board of County Commissioners. Additional support is provided by the City of Miami and the Miami OMNI Community Redevelopment Agency (OMNI CRA). Pérez Art Museum Miami is an accessible facility. All contents ©Pérez Art Museum Miami. All rights reserved.
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