$1.2m raised at National Gallery Singapore inaugural fundraiser

Outubro 2016

S$1.2m raised at National Gallery Singapore inaugural fundraiser

As the presenting Sponsor of the National Gallery Singapore inaugural fundraising Gala 2016 - the leading visual arts institution in Southeast Asia - Vacheron Constantin contributed to raise a total of S$1.2m. The Gala, held October 12th, was attended by 250 guests comprising local and regional artists, Gallery patrons and donors, including both individual and corporate philanthropists.

Vacheron Constantin long standing heritage of embracing art and culture is coupled with the dedication to excellence and commitment to artistic creativity. All funds raised in this Gala will enable the Gallery to deepen its curatorial research, as well as grow, preserve and present its collection to the world. It will also go towards funding the Gallery’s community and education programs.

Monies raised at the Gallery’s inaugural fundraiser were done through a cocktail and dinner session held within the Gallery’s beautifully restored City Hall Chamber and Supreme Court Terrace on 7 October. There was also an auction of artworks and one-of-a-kind experiences generously donated by reputed international and Singapore artists, as well as associates of the Gallery. Other items on auction included some of the Gallery’s social and educational programmes for students, dialect-speaking communities, underprivileged children and the hearing-impaired.

Ms Chong Siak Ching, Chief Executive Officer, National Gallery Singapore, says “…The immense support the public and (National Gallery Singapore) Gala guests have given us is a boost of encouragement to promote the art of Southeast Asia and Singapore…”
 
 “At Vacheron Constantin, we believe that imparting knowledge will create a collective pool of expertise and experience, paving the way to perfection. We support the Gallery’s vision in strengthening Singapore’s role as an international platform for visual arts” says Mr Julien Tornare, Managing Director for Vacheron Constantin, Asia Pacific. 

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From Left to Right :Mr Yassin Tag, Managing Director, Vacheron Constantin South East Asia and Australia, Mr Hsieh Fu Hua, Chairman, National Gallery Singapore, Ms Grace Fu, Minister for Culture, Community and Youth, Ms Chong Siak Ching, Chief Executive Officer, National Gallery Singapore, Mr Julien Tornare, Managing Director, Vacheron Constantin Asia Pacific and Mr Jae Soh, Director of Marketing & Communication, Vacheron Constantin South East Asia and Australia.

From Left to Right :Mr Yassin Tag, Managing Director, Vacheron Constantin South East Asia and Australia, Mr Hsieh Fu Hua, Chairman, National Gallery Singapore, Ms Grace Fu, Minister for Culture, Community and Youth, Ms Chong Siak Ching, Chief Executive Officer, National Gallery Singapore, Mr Julien Tornare, Managing Director, Vacheron Constantin Asia Pacific and Mr Jae Soh, Director of Marketing & Communication, Vacheron Constantin South East Asia and Australia.

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Funds were raised through a live auction of artworks and one-of-a-kind experiences which included a Vacheron Constantin manufacture experience.

Funds were raised through a live auction of artworks and one-of-a-kind experiences which included a Vacheron Constantin manufacture experience.

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Gala guests were invited to view a Vacheron Constantin Brand Showcase at the Gallery’s City Hall Chamber prior to the Gala dinner.

Gala guests were invited to view a Vacheron Constantin Brand Showcase at the Gallery’s City Hall Chamber prior to the Gala dinner.

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Gala Guests (From L to R) Mrs Ow Pui Yee and Mr Victor Ow and Gala Guests (From L to R) Ms Paige Parker and Mr Jim Rogers.

Gala Guests (From L to R) Mrs Ow Pui Yee and Mr Victor Ow and Gala Guests (From L to R) Ms Paige Parker and Mr Jim Rogers.

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Mr Julien Tornare, Managing Director, Vacheron Constantin Asia Pacific, giving a welcome address.

Mr Julien Tornare, Managing Director, Vacheron Constantin Asia Pacific, giving a welcome address.

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City Hall Chamber guests observing a watchmaking demonstration.

City Hall Chamber guests observing a watchmaking demonstration.