Art of Medicine Gala is being held on October 20th (6pm to 11pm) at the Orlando Museum of Art. This artful evening kicks off at 6pm with the Kessler Reception where sponsors and their guests are treated to an exclusive, private performance by Orlando Ballet.
Main event doors open at 7pm with special access to the Orlando Museum of Art where guests enjoy the Art of Medicine Art Show and Auction, while mingling with our featured artists.
Our program includes a live artist performance by Rock DeMarco and info-tainment from Michael S. Jaffe, MD and Steven DeKosky, MD of University of Florida Health. This free-flowing event offers unique tasting stations, a selection of organic beer and wine and surprises around every corner.
Guest Emcee Scott Maxwell will the lead the evening’s festivities. Founder of Art of Medicine, Ken LaRoe presents the inaugural Art of Medicine Award to Richard Kessler, President and CEO of Kessler Collection. The evening flows to a close with a moonlit dessert reception in the art fountain court ending at 11pm. Black Tie Optional.
The Art of Medicine Foundation invited healthcare professionals and brain injury survivors from across the county to submit their artwork for consideration for the Art of Medicine Gala taking place on
October 20, 2017
at the Orlando Museum of Art.
The gala is in honor of Cindy LaRoe, MD, survivor of a traumatic brain injury. During her recovery Dr. LaRoe found painting therapeutic, and now six years after her injury she continues to paint. Her recovery and her talent were the inspiration for her and her husband, Ken LaRoe, the founder of First Green Bank, to create the Art of Medicine Foundation.