Garden of Eden Ball

Eden in Bloom

The Garden of Eden Ball is the largest annual fundraiser in support of the Atlanta Botanical Garden. The black-tie gala features a spectacular evening of dinner and dancing on the Great Lawn. The Tom Glenn family is being honored for their long-term philanthropic support of the Garden and its mission.

This year's theme Eden in Bloom celebrates the summer art exhibition Bruce Munro: Light in the Garden.

The Glenn Family
Lou and Tom Glenn
Louisa and Michael D'Antignac
Rand and Seth Hagen

Ball Chairs
Audra Dial and Matthew Ford

Ball Advisor
Dean DuBose Smith

Saturday, September 26
6:30 p.m.


Presented By

Cox Enterprises, Inc.

Event Designers

Parties to die for

Media Partner

The Atlantan

Ticketing Information

Platinum Sponsor $25,000
16 Ball tickets, 16 Patron Party tickets, 1 Magnolia Circle membership

Premium Sponsor $15,000
10 Ball tickets, 10 Patron Party tickets, 1 Arbor Circle membership

Supporting Sponsor $10,000
8 Ball tickets, 8 Patron Party tickets

Benefactor $5,000
6 Ball tickets, 6 Patron Party tickets

Gold Patron Sponsor $2,500
4 Ball tickets, 4 Patron Party tickets

Patron $1,500
2 Ball tickets, 2 Patron Party tickets

Individual Ticket $500


Full Sponsorship Benefits

Amounts exceeding $200 per Ball ticket and $50 per Patron Party ticket are eligible for a charitable income tax deduction.

For ticketing information, please contact Lindsay Futterman at 404-591-1730 or

For sponsorship information, please contact Rebekka Kuntschik at 404-591-1584 or


2015 Ball Committee

Ball Chairs
Audra Dial and Matthew Ford

Ball Advisor
Dean DuBose Smith

Host Committee
Mopsy and Doug Aldridge
Wendy and Neil Aronson
Jen and Paul Bennecke
Robin Aiken and Bill Bolen
Ginny and Charles Brewer
Anne Cox Chambers
Jane and Ben Chance
Michelle and Walt Davis
Mary Wayne and Bill Dixon
Joy and John Dyer
Lauren and Mike Flint
Sandra and David Flint
Shearon and Taylor Glover
Jane and Rusty Gore
Louise Sams and Jerome Grilhot
Marie and Jim Hannon
Burch and Mark Hanson
Betsy and Keith Hasson
Jennifer and Scott Hightower
Mary and John Huntz
Pamela Isdell
Roger Smith and Christopher Jones
Ami and Wab Kadaba
Pam and Bobby Kaufmann
Sarah and Jim Kennedy
Cara Isdell Lee and Zak Lee
Barby and Bert Levy
Jennifer and Matt Liotta
Lauren Fuqua Maronnier and Arnaud Maronnier
Jenny and Tom McElligott
Jane and Patrick Nagle
Amanda Brown-Olmstead and George Olmstead
Jada and John O'Neill
Renee Dye and Shyam Reddy
John and Katherine Richert
Nancy and Charlie Rigby
Caroline Wainright and Colby Schwartz
Robin Sangston and Mike Smith
Mary Anne Walser and James Haverty Smith
Susan and Jim Spratt
Linda and Mason Stephenson
Greer and Alex Taylor
Kiplyn and Gardiner Thompson
Carol and Ramon Tomé
Bill Sawyer and Jack Torres
Cara Turano
Becky and David M. Wallis
Sara and Chris Youd

Image L to R: Dean DuBose Smith, Audra Dial, Matthew Ford and Mary Pat Matheson


Patron Party

Garden of Eden Ball donors at the Patron level ($1,500) and above are invited to a kick-off celebration on Thursday, September 10 at 7 p.m.

The 2015 Patron Party takes place at the home of Dean DuBose Smith and Bronson Smith.