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A Timeless Affair 2017: Gladiators

On the evening of Saturday, October 7, Fernbank Museum will celebrate its 25th Anniversary with the signature black-tie gala, A Timeless Affair 2017: Gladiators, in honor of Karen and Paul Bowers. Chair Cynthia Widner Wall and her Planning Committee will present an elegant evening that includes a sunset cocktail hour, seated dinner, silent and live auctions, dancing, and an exclusive viewing of the special exhibition, Gladiators: Heroes of the Colosseum.

All proceeds from A Timeless Affair further Fernbank's ability to educate and inspire our community through world-class cultural and scientific programming.

For additional information, please contact Hannah Turner at 404.929.6376 or

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Become a Patron - starting at $1,800

Buy a Table - starting at $10,000

Time After Timeless Gala After Party

Presenting Sponsor


Signature Sponsor

Georgia Power

The Coca-Cola Company

Provocator Gladiator VIP Patron

Delta Air Lines

Isdell Family Foundation

Genuine Parts Company

Georgia Natural Gas

Sherri and Jesse Crawford

Southern Power

Hoplomachus Gladiator Patron

Anisa International


Bain & Company, Inc.


Coca-Cola Refreshments

Crawford & Company



Ernst & Young

Georgia-Pacific Foundation, Inc.

Nell Hall

Hunton Williams with Caryl and Kendrick Smith

Novelis, Inc.

SCANA Energy

The Home Depot Foundation

Wawa and Richard Hines

Secutor Gladiator Patron

Aaron’s, Inc.

Arrow Exterminators

Coca-Cola Bottling Company UNITED, Inc.

Cox Enterprises

Deborah H. Harrison

Eversheds Sutherland

Jackson Spalding

Jones Day


Mountain Motorsports



Natasha and Christopher Swann

Studie and Zach Young

Wells Fargo

Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, LLP

Photos © Nancy Jo McDaniel