Last evening, the Women's Committee of the Carnegie Museum of Art celebrated its golden anniversary with a gala at the museum.
Those in attendance would have noticed that the committee's efforts were honored by a display of golden placards placed next to 50 of the more than 75 works of art that the committee has helped the museum purchase over the years.
Since its inception in 1957, the Women's Committee has played an integral role at the museum, says the committee's current president, Ranny Ferguson.
"The mission of the women's committee from the beginning was to support the Museum of Art in any way that it could," she says. "In the very beginning, that …