PULLMAN, Wash. – Music, food and – of course – art will highlight the first Museum of Art/WSU benefit hosted by Living in the Garden 7-10 p.m. Saturday, July 16. Located north of Pullman, Living in the Garden is a plant nursery/art and gift shop/event venue.
The outdoor evening in the garden will include live music, hors d’oeuvres, drinks, the special release of a Museum of Art red wine, and a silent auction of garden art sculptures by local artists. Selected works from the museum’s permanent collection will be on view in the conservatory.

Tickets cost $80 per person at the event. Proceeds benefit the Museum of Art/WSU Friends fund.

To learn more about this event or to sign up online, please visit the website at http://museum.wsu.edu, or follow on Facebook, Twitter or YouTube. To contact the museum directly, please call Karri Baum at 509-335-1910 or email Jill Aesoph at aesoph@wsu.edu

In addition to Living in the Garden, other local sponsors are Wawawai Canyon Winery, the WSU Organic Farm, and Black Cypress and South Fork restaurants.

Living in the Garden is located two miles north of Pullman, just off the Palouse Scenic Byway (Highway 27). Look for the sign at the vintage farm truck. The address is 601 Reid Rd.; phone 509-332-0647.

The Museum of Art is located on Wilson Road across from Martin Stadium in the Fine Arts Center on the WSU Pullman campus. Summer gallery hours are noon-4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, closed Sunday and Monday. For more information, contact the museum at 509-335-1910.