Fundraiser for the new Eoin McKiernan Library, Oct 15
Please Join us for an extraordinary evening celebrating the new Celtic Junction Arts Center, in support of the Eoin McKiernan Library. 6:30 VIP Reception ($75 per person), 7pm Community Reception ($50 per person)
Celebrate the rich cultural legacy of our Celtic community as we preserve the past and forge the future.
Your support will enable us to:
- Design and build out the physical space;
- Value, catalog and insure the collection;
- Hire a librarian to establish, manage and maintain the collection;
- Create a searchable digital database;
- Establish and maintain networks between CJAC, other national/international libraries and cultural heritage resources.
6:30pm VIP Reception ($75)
VIP Guests are welcomed to join our co-hosts for an open bar with significant hors d'oeuvres and a private silent auction amidst the lilting sound of Chad McNally's harp. Receive a private tour of the future library space and a sneak peek of special items with docent Jim Glazer.
7pm Community Reception ($50)
Join us for lively session music and Irish cocktails, while engaging with our evening’s hosts in gregarious conversation (craic)!
Celebrate Celtic Junction Arts Center’s formal launch as a nonproft with founders Natalie Nugent O'Shea and Cormac Ó Sé. Mayor Chris Coleman will speak. Members of the McKiernan Family will describe the McKiernan collection and its impact for local and international Irish scholarship. Brian Miller will feature highlights from the Northwoods Archival project of traditional music and song.
8:30 Live Auction
A live auction will feature Irish destinations and one-of-a-kind opportunities to support building, stafng and managing the Eoin McKiernan Library.
By October 10 please, to [email protected] or call Peg Flanagan @ 651.230.1233.
A commemorative broadside will be available to donors at the $250 level and above.
If you cannot attend, but would be delighted to support Celtic Junction Arts Center and the Eoin McKiernan Library, please visit Celtic Junction Arts Center on GiveMN