Living in the Garden to host art museum benefit

Photos from last year’s benefit by Zach Mazur, assistant curator, Museum of Art/WSU.
PULLMAN, Wash. – An outdoor summer evening in the garden will benefit the Washington State University Museum of Art 7-9 p.m. Saturday, July 13, at Living in the Garden just north of Pullman.
The third annual museum fundraiser will include hors d’oeuvres, drinks and a silent auction in the conservatory of works by talented local artists. Live music by Pork Pie Hat will offer an eclectic selection of favorites from musicians Brian Clark, Dave Hoyt, Jack Purdie, Eric Sorenson (all WSU employees) and Scotty Thompson (a WSU alumnus).
Advance tickets cost $80 per person or $130 for two. Museum members may purchase tickets for $65 each or $110 for two. Proceeds benefit the Museum of Art/WSU Friends fund. To learn more and to buy tickets, please call Ann Saberi at 509-335-1910 or email Jill Aesoph at
Support for the benefit is provided by Living in the Garden, Black Cypress and South Fork restaurants and the WSU organic farm.
The museum is located on Wilson Road in the Fine Arts Center south of Martin Stadium on the WSU Pullman campus. Summer gallery hours are noon-4 p.m. Tuesday-Friday. For more information, please contact the museum at 509-335-1910.
Living in the Garden is located two miles north of Pullman, just off Highway 27. Watch for the vintage farm truck. The address is 601 Reid Rd., Pullman, WA 99163; phone 509-332-0647.