IMPRESSIVE MIXERS: Philbrook’s Mix 2015 was a success with the leadership of Chairs Will Ihloff, left, Jillian Ihloff and Philbrook Director Rand Suffolk.
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Philbrook Young Masters Society hosted Mix 2015 at Cain’s Ballroom on Sept. 15 The annual event includes music, mixology, food, and live art and benefits the Museum. Sixteen of the hottest bartenders from across the region competed to be named the best “MIX-ologist.” Event co-chairs Jillian and Will Ihloff were happy with the capacity crowd.
Created in 2012 by the Philbrook Young Masters Society, a group of donors under the age 40, draws attention and energy to Philbrook Downtown, a satellite space that opened in 2013.
To date has brought over $150,000 to Philbrook, while introducing dozens of couples to the Philbrook Young Masters Society, an active group of Members under the age of 45 interested in promoting arts and culture through Philbrook.
Rooted in the beauty and architecture of an historic home gifted by the Phillips family over 75 years ago, Philbrook Museum of Art has grown to become one of the preeminent art museums across the central United States. Highlights of the Museum’s permanent collection include Renaissance and Baroque paintings from the Kress Foundation, one of the greatest surveys of Native American art anywhere, and growing modern and contemporary collections.