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“Welcome to Wonder! Museums & the Business of Astonishment”

Luncheon at the Sailfish Club  COST to Non-Members: $150
SPEAKER: Rebecca Hoffberger, American Visionary Art Museum

Hoffberger was inducted into the Maryland Women’s Hall of Fame and awarded the President’s Award of the Maryland YWCA in 2006. In 1998, Hoffberger won The Urban Land Institute’s coveted National Award for Excellence. In 1999, she was elected to serve as a member of the Baltimore City Chamber of Commerce. In addition to her Honorary Doctorates from Pennsylvania College of Art (2007) and The Maryland Institute College of Art (1996), Hoffberger was awarded the title of ‘Dame’ for her work on behalf of establishing medical field hospitals in Nigeria. She has been the recipient of numerous mental health advocacy and equal opportunity awards and has served as a director of Jewish education and on the Board of The Elisabeth Kubler-Ross Center. A published author and development consultant for 28 years, at 16, Hoffberger became the first American to apprentice with mime, Marcel Marceau in Paris.

There will be a Members Only Cocktail Reception at Villa dei Fiori the evening before so members can meet the speaker.

Tickets $150