A Celebration of Art and Fashion Benefitting UMC Trauma – Sat, July 20 at Martin Lawrence Galleries

A Celebration of Art and Fashion
Martin Lawrence Galleries at The Forum Shops at Caesars
Hosts Second Annual Art Of The Party on Saturday, July 20 at 7 p.m.
The world’s largest privately-owned art gallery, the Martin Lawrence Galleries at The Forum Shops at Caesars is showcasing its flagship 26,000 square foot gallery (Las Vegas’ home to the masters and the best of the contemporaries) to host the Art of The Party II – An Evening of Art and Fashion on Saturday, July 20 from 7 – 11 p.m. Celebrating its second anniversary in Las Vegas, Martin Lawrence is once again partnering with UMC’s Trauma and Burn Care Center and will donate 100% of the $25 ticket price to support the life-saving work of UMC’s Trauma and Burn Care Center, Nevada’s only Level 1 trauma facility. Tickets can easily be purchased online at

With art ranging from Warhol to Chagall to Rembrandt, The Art of the Party II will celebrate the synergy between art and fashion; highlights of the event that is being produced by Mikey Koffman – producer of LA Fashion Week – include live and experiential fashion presentations featuring one-of-a-kind, pop-art inspired fashions created by celebrated stylist and costume designer Anthony Franco as well as artful music, a DJ, entertainment, food and drinks including The Art of Chocolate by Max Brenner -sampling and showcasing edible creations and sweet treats and The Art of Beauty presented by Sephora.
Also, a rare gathering of acclaimed artists including Philippe Bertho, Robert Deyber, Franҫois Fressinier, Kerry Hallam, Douglas Hofmann, Liudmila Kondakova, René Lalonde, Felix Mas and others will participate in the evening’s celebration.
“We are thrilled to once again be partnering with UMC on this annual event,” said Gallery Director Stacie Goulet. “Last year’s event was so well-received and such fun that we can’t wait to outdo ourselves this year. We are giving 100% of the ticket sales from the evening to UMC, so we are hoping we sell-out. This gallery is such a spectacular setting to showcase works of art for every level of collector and also makes for a great venue to throw a fantastic and creatively-inspiring event.”
“We are extremely grateful for our ongoing partnership with the Martin Lawrence Galleries,” said UMC CEO Brian Brannman. “A gallery of their caliber could choose to donate to a myriad of worthwhile organizations and the fact that they chose the UMC Trauma and Burn Care Center is incredible recognition for our caregivers who are dedicated to saving the lives of those who need us the most.”
Since opening, Martin Lawrence Galleries has transformed the burgeoning art scene in Las Vegas. Whereas works of Warhol, Picasso, Chagall, Rembrandt and Erté were once only on display for a very few to enjoy, they are now exhibited daily at Martin Lawrence; a distinctive exhibition space designed for all lovers of art to view, enjoy and purchase. In addition to the masters, Martin Lawrence Galleries also offers exclusive limited edition works by renowned contemporary artists making art affordable for all levels of collectors.
Distinguished for offering the finest quality artworks and for maintaining the highest level of integrity and ethical standards in service to their clients, over the last fifteen years, Martin Lawrence Galleries have loaned two hundred fifty artworks to over thirty museums world-wide.
Martin Lawrence Galleries is located inside The Forum Shops at Caesars near the Atlantis Fountain Show and Aquarium. Hours are 10 a.m. – 11 p.m. weekdays and 10 a.m. – midnight on weekends. For more information, contact 702-991-5990 or email at
About Martin Lawrence Galleries Las Vegas:
The Forum Shops at Caesars has been home to many firsts in Las Vegas, and now it offers the Las Vegas visitor and local the largest fine art Gallery in the world. This spectacular 26,000 square foot showcase is open to the public and offers artworks at every level of price and experience, including 20th Century masters and 21st Century stars. The gallery features the rare and the sublime; from literally hundreds of artworks from Andy Warhol to Rodin’s “The Thinker”, the gallery is also home to the brilliant imagery and sculptural works of Erté, the father of Art Deco, Joan Miro, Roy Lichtenstein and the artworks of today’s finest artists, including Liudmila Kondakova, Robert Deyber, Philippe Bertho, Felix Mas, Kerry Hallam, François Fressnier, Douglas Hofmann, Takashi Murakami, Rene Lalonde, Mark Kostabi, and Ali Golkar among a select group.
About Martin Lawrence Galleries:
Martin Lawrence Galleries, which has been in business for over 35 years, is perhaps the premier fine arts gallery network in the United States, with galleries in New York, Boston, New Orleans, Oak Brook, IL, Dallas, San Francisco, Orange County, La Jolla, CA, and Maui.
About UMC Trauma and Burn Care Center:
The UMC Trauma and Burn Center serves patients within a 10,000 square mile region, including approximately two million greater Las Vegas residents and the city’s 40 million annual visitors. The only Level I Trauma Center in the state and the only free-standing Trauma Center west of the Mississippi, the world-renowned center receives patients from California and Arizona as well. Providing 24-hour care, seven days a week, the center stands by to receive, stabilize and treat those whose lives are threatened by multi-system injuries, spinal cord damage, orthopedic injuries, burns and multi-system organ failure. More than 50 percent of its patients are injured in motor vehicle/motorcycle accidents. Boasting an astounding 97 percent patient survival rate, the center’s trauma expertise is widely respected; UMC often receives patients referred by other hospitals. UMC’s Lions Burn Care Center is the only center of its kind in the state of Nevada or in the 10,000-square-mile region. Opened in 1969, with six beds, the Burn Care Center was expanded in 2007 to a total of 16 beds, providing a variety of services, including pediatric burn care.
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The Forum Shops at Caesars Palace
3500 Las Vegas Blvd. South
Las Vegas, NV 89109
Fashion Stylist, Designer Anthony Franco Showcases Original Pop-Art Couture –
100% of Ticket Sales Supports UMC Trauma and Burn Care Center

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