A CELEBRATION of creativity, connection, inclusion, and community. Every year, the MUSE raises over $200,000 to ensure that our classes, events, performances and historic building are accessible and welcoming to people from all walks of life.
THE MUSE hosted by ELLEN TOSCANO celebrating KEVIN MCNEELY of the SONOMA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL. Hand crafted cocktails by PROHIBITION SPIRITS and 3 BADGE BEVERAGE, three course meal by CRISTINA TOPHAM of SPREAD CATERING, wines from MACROSTIE, BREATHLESS, ROESSLER, and others. Conversations with Sonoma Community Center’s ARTISTS IN RESIDENCE, and live music by DAVE CLARK and LOUIE PEREZ’ SHOWCASE BAND.
SHARE THE SPOTLIGHT this year’s Muse is KEVIN McNEELY, the artistic director of the Sonoma International Film Festival and a trustee of the Manitou Fund, which has generously supported many Sonoma Valley nonprofits over the years.
THE RIPPLE EFFECT the generosity of Kevin reaches more local establishments than you would expect. A dedicated support of building the Sonoma community in a meaningful way, his philanthropic endeavors build up our establishments and their leaders to their greatest potential.
A CONVERSATION with the Sonoma Community Center’s Artists in Residence
PAST MUSE EVENTS
The aMUSEathon – 2020.
We were so happy to have over 45 volunteers, 34 amazing performing groups and over 1,500 viewers to honor Sam and Carol Morphy at the Center’s aMUSEathon: The Big Night In.
If you missed the aMUSEathon or missed your favorite performance or simply want to watch your favorite part again – it’s available to stream on our YouTube page (and please subscribe to our channel as well!).
Also if you missed the event but would still like to participate with a donation, simply text MUSE to 44321 or you can donate on our website below!
The Muse 2019
Thank you to all of our sponsors, guests, donors, and volunteers for coming out to support the Center and celebrate Gary Edwards with a ‘tip of the hat’ as our 2019 Muse, another fantastic success!
We hope everyone had a wonderful time on Saturday and we truly appreciate all the support, it’s a vital element for us to continue offering the programs and events enjoyed by so many people throughout the Valley.