WHAT: Lothian Skelton and members of University leadership, the Red Skelton Foundation, and the Vincennes University Foundation will gather to celebrate a ceremonial groundbreaking at the future site of the Lothian and Red Skelton Gallery of Art. The Skelton Estate has pledged a generous gift of $4 million that will honor the legacy of Lothian Skelton’s late husband, world-famous comedian and Vincennes native Red Skelton. The 7,200-square-foot art gallery will showcase Red Skelton’s artwork. It will connect to the Red Skelton Museum of American Comedy adjacent to the Red Skelton Performing Arts Center.
WHO: Lothian Skelton, members of University leadership, the Red Skelton Foundation, and the VU Foundation.
WHEN: 1 p.m. (ET), Monday, October 16, 2023
WHERE: Outside of the Red Skelton Museum of American Comedy and Red Skelton Performing Arts Center lobby, 20 W. Red Skelton Blvd., Vincennes, IN, 47591.
Director, Red Skelton Museum of American Comedy, and President, Red Skelton Museum Foundation