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Art Ball patrons head to famous Highland Park household for pre-gala party

Art Ball patrons head to famous Highland Park house for pre-gala party

Maxwell L. Anderson, Jacqueline Anderson, Jennifer and John Eagle
Maxwell L. Anderson, Jacqueline Anderson, Jennifer Eagle, John Eagle Photo by Kelly Alexander
Ken Betts, Gina Betts, Art Ball 2014 chairman, Jerry Jones, Gene Jones, Art Ball Patron Party
Ken Betts, Gina Betts, Jerry Jones, Gene Jones Photo by Kelly Alexander
Kara and Randall Goss, Art Ball Patron Party
Kara Goss, Randall Goss Photo by Kelly Alexander
Georgina Hartland, Ed Beardsley, Art Ball Patron Party
Georgina Hartland, Ed Beardsley Photo by Kelly Alexander
Walter Elcock, Laura Elcock, Peggy Sewell, Carl Sewell, Art Ball Patron Party
Walter Elcock, Laura Elcock, Peggy Sewell, Carl Sewell Photo by Kelly Alexander
Skye and Bill Brewer, Art Ball Patron Party
Skye Brewer, Bill Brewer Photo by Kelly Alexander
Catherine Howell, John Runyon, Lisa Runyon, Art Ball Patron Party
Catherine Howell, John Runyon, Lisa Runyon Photo by Kelly Alexander
Holly and Doug Deason, Art Ball Patron Party
Holly Deason, Doug Deason Photo by Kelly Alexander
Rozalyn and Robert Colombo, Art Ball Patron Party
Rozalyn Colombo, Robert Colombo Photo by Kelly Alexander
David Kelton, Rachel Kelton, Art Ball Patron Party
David Kelton, Rachel Kelton Photo by Kelly Alexander
Diana Finley, John Maitino, Art Ball Patron Party
Diana Finley, John Maitino Photo by Kelly Alexander
Maxwell L. Anderson, Jacqueline Anderson, Jennifer and John Eagle
Ken Betts, Gina Betts, Art Ball 2014 chairman, Jerry Jones, Gene Jones, Art Ball Patron Party
Kara and Randall Goss, Art Ball Patron Party
Georgina Hartland, Ed Beardsley, Art Ball Patron Party
Walter Elcock, Laura Elcock, Peggy Sewell, Carl Sewell, Art Ball Patron Party
Skye and Bill Brewer, Art Ball Patron Party
Catherine Howell, John Runyon, Lisa Runyon, Art Ball Patron Party
Holly and Doug Deason, Art Ball Patron Party
Rozalyn and Robert Colombo, Art Ball Patron Party
David Kelton, Rachel Kelton, Art Ball Patron Party
Diana Finley, John Maitino, Art Ball Patron Party

As a last hurrah before the main event May 3, Gene and Jerry Jones hosted a luxurious cocktail reception at their Highland Park home as a thank you to sponsors for the Dallas Museum of Art gala. Art Ball chairwoman Gina Betts helped with the evening’s hosting duties.

After meet-and-greets over cocktails and hors d’oeuvre by Cassandra Fine Catering, patrons — including Sharon and Michael Young, Rozalyn and Robert Colombo, Skye and Bill Brewer, Margot and Ross Perot, Nancy and Clint Carlson, Peggy and Carl Sewell, Carrie and Steven Becker, Georgina Hartland, Lisa and John Runyon, Holly and Doug Deason, Nicole Dabbert, Nancy C. and Robert R. Rogers, Jennifer and John Eagle, and Walt Roper — gathered for remarks by DMA executive director Maxwell L. Anderson. He had wonderful news to share: For the first time ever, the Art Ball live and silent auctions, sponsored by Heritage Auctions, would be available for bidding online through the HA’s website.

Upon departure, sponsors received a Chanel gift bag filled with Chanel books and fragrance; Heritage Auctions luxury and jewelry catalogs; and a fully illustrated coffee-table book published by Rizzoli celebrating the Dallas Cowboys art collection and architecture at AT&T Stadium.

Over the past 14 years, Art Ball has raised more than $20 million for the Dallas Museum of Art.