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Villa Terrace Decorative Arts Museum

Della Robbia

The Friends of Villa Terrace Annual Holiday Party

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Della Robbia
Della Robbia

Time & Location

Dec 05, 2019, 5:30 PM – 8:30 PM

Villa Terrace Decorative Arts Museum, 2220 N Terrace Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53202, USA


About the Event

  1. The Friends of Villa Terrace Annual Holiday Party

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 5 | 5:30 – 8:30PM

Enjoy! A first look at the seasonal decorations. Festive Italian bites. Complimentary wine, beer, and soft drinks. Cash bar. Gift basket raffle. Florentine Opera musical performance.

This year we will honor the involvement of Ken Treis.

At 6 PM, the Florentine Opera Baumgartner Studio Artists provide a prelude to the holidays with a concert of winter tunes and carols, reminding us of the joys of this festive time of year. Performance by the Florentine Opera, generously sponsored by Ellen Irion.

Tickets $10 Friends of Villa Terrace Members | $50 Non-Members

RSVP by mail - Make check payable and send to

Friends of Villa Terrace, 2220 N. Terrace Ave. Milwaukee, WI 53202

Please respond by November 22nd

Underwriting Opportunities: 

The holidays are such a busy time of year, and some of you may not be able to attend Della Robbia, which is a thank you party and festive occasion featuring a performance by the Florentine opera. This year we will honor the involvement of Ken Treis. It was suggested that Friends who cannot attend our 2019 Fundraiser, or even those that can join us, may enjoy an opportunity to help the Friends defray the costs of this festive event. Please consider supporting in this way, with a donation or donations to the following options:

Event Sponsorship Opportunities

Beverages/Spirits/Wine - 5 donations of $200 

Passed Hors d’oeuvres - 4 donations of $250 

Music - 1 donation of $300 

Florentine Opera Performance – Generously donated by event chair Ellen Irion 

Design and Graphic Art - $200 donation 

Basket Raffle – 2 $500 donation or 1 $1,000 donation 

Flowers – 1 $250 donation or 5 $50 donations

Winter Garden Care Opportunity

Donate the cost of housing the Villa’s Special Plants $1,000 per winter.

Give A Holiday Gift to The Garden

Contribute to the purchase of the four new Lemon Tree Planters on the Terrace. Each Planter is $500. Four are $2,000.

All contributors will be recognized on signage at the event.

Contributions that reach us by November 1 will be recognized on the invitation. Thank you for your generosity in supporting the Benefit.

2019 Della Robbia Benefit Co-Chairs: Ellen Irion, Maureen Sievers, Lisa and John Simmons, Stephanie Van Alyea

Please note what your gift is for. Checks can be written and mailed to: The Friends of Villa Terrace. Attn.: Stephanie Van Alyea 2220 N. Terrace Ave., Milwaukee, WI 53202 

For questions/to donate by credit card, Please call 414 763-5200


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