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12 Trees: Let There Be Light

12 Trees Gala 2017

Thu November 16, 2017 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Presented by Nordstrom
Curated by Douglas Coupland and Ben Mills

The Gardiner kicked off the holiday season with a sold-out 12 Trees Gala, presented by Nordstrom. Patrons were treated to a vibrant evening filled with art, gourmet delicacies, entertainment, and more—all inspired by light, a symbol of hope that we can all share this holiday season.

We extend our deepest thanks to everyone who joined us, as well as to the many sponsors and supporters who helped make our most important fundraiser of the year such a success! This year’s Gala raised a record $120,000 in support of the Gardiner’s education and outreach programs.

Check out the Facebook album for photos from the Gala.

With thanks to our 12 Trees Committee:

Anne-Marie H. Applin, Co-chair
Anjli Patel, Co-chair

Gen Blouin, Donna Dooher, Karra Greenwood, Elise Orenstein, Karen Rice, Wendy Sandwith, Antoinette Tummillo, Claudia Valladolid

With thanks to our 12 Trees Honorary Committee:

Senator Salma Ataullahjan, Co-chair
Senator Nicole Eaton, Co-chair
Angela Feldman, Co-chair

Gail Appel, Salah Bachir, Daniel Bain, Kim Bozak, Stephen Dembroski, James Eaton, Senator Linda Frum, Emmanuelle Gattuso, Maxine Granovsky Gluskin, Trinity Jackman, JoAnne Korten, Barbara Macdonald, Myles Mindham, Rosemary Phelan, Lynda Prince, Jennifer Rogers, Ellen Roland, Dee Dee Taylor Eustace

Presenting Sponsor

Exhibition Sponsor

Exhibition & Gala Partners

Cumberland Private Wealth

Rosemary Phelan, Langar Foundation

The Citrine Foundation of Canada

Tree Sponsors


In Kind Sponsors

Southbrook Vineyards