BARTLESVILLE, OK – Reservations are now being accepted for the annual gala at Price Tower Arts Center.  The theme for this year’s fundraiser is Over The Top.  The event is set for Saturday, January 29th in the Bartlesville Community Center.

The evening will feature a special menu prepared by Chef Tim Inman, owner of Tulsa’s Stonehorse Café, live and silent auctions and dancing with live musical entertainment.  The main event will begin at 7 p.m.  But, there is a VIP reception beginning at 6 p.m. at Copper Bar inside Price Tower Arts Center, where guests will enjoy drinks and hors d'oeuvres.

Honorary Chairpersons for the event are Howard and Billie Barnett.  Kimberly Doenges is serving as chair of the 2011 PTAC Gala Committee.  Other members include Patti Berney, Tracy Boles, Beth Maddux, Debbie Boruff, Elizabeth Gallery, Virginia Hart, Jeannette Crain, Jessica Butler, Lynda Tippeconnic, Sarah Eads, Sheryl Kaufman, Tamara Winter, Theo Silas, Tracy Harlow and Vanessa Drummond.

The Price Tower Arts Center 2011 Gala Fundraiser, Over The Top, is made possible, in part, by C.J. ‘Pete’ and Theo Silas, the Barnett Family Foundation, ConocoPhillips, Arvest, Doenges Toyota Ford Lincoln Mercury, Boles Jewelry, Kenneth G. and Diana Moon Adams Foundation, Western Printing, More Branding, 66 Federal Credit Union and Capital Advisors, Inc.

Gala tickets may be purchased online at or by calling 918.336.4949.  The event is being held in conjunction with the exhibition, Bruce Goff:  A Creative Mind.  The exhibition features unrealized and some demolished works of the architect who lived and worked in the Price Tower. 

Photo Caption:  Members of the Gala Committee include (l-r):  Debbie Boruff, Vanessa Drummond, Tracy Boles, Patti Berney, Kimberly Doenges, Tamara Winter and Jessica Butler.

About Price Tower

The landmark destination for art, architecture and design, Price Tower Arts Center, a 501(c) 3 nonprofit, provides local, regional and global audiences with the experience of great art, architecture and design in an arts complex whose centerpiece is Frank Lloyd Wright's only skyscraper, the Price Tower.

This National Historic Landmark building, completed in 1956, contains a museum with permanent and changing exhibition galleries; original and restored historic Wright interiors (available by tour); and The Wright Place museum store.

Visitors may also experience Wright's masterpiece as guests of Inn at Price Tower, a high-design hotel that the Arts Center has created within Wright's skyscraper, along with the Inn's eclectic Copper Bar.

Historic tours are available with advanced reservations. Admission is $10 adults, $8 seniors (65+), $5 students and children 16 and under and includes admission to the museum exhibitions (tax not included as may be applicable). For more information, the public may call 918.336.4949 or visit the web site at


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