Marshall Field

Field Museum Gala honors golden anniversaries

Field Museum Gala honors golden anniversaries

The Field Museum of Natural History hosted its annual gala Oct. 29, this year celebrating two milestone anniversaries. The formal evening attracted 630 guests who paid tribute to the 50th anniversary of the founding of the Women's Board and Marshall Field V's 50-year tenure on the board of trustees.

Under a canopy of twinkling lights and amid tables topped with white orchids and candlelight, master of ceremonies Bill Kurtis and Field Museum President/CEO Richard Lariviere led the tribute to the Women's Board. A video informed the crowd that the WB has raised over $100 million to date through 49 galas, events and programs, as well as personal philanthropy from board members and their...

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