Patron of Art Edition 2011 Gaius Maecenas - Italy
Andrée Ruth Shammah
Teatro Franco Parenti, Milan
On 11 May 2011, Montblanc paid homage to the city of Milan by presenting an award to Andrée Ruth Shammah for her unremitting and passionate commitment to revitalising the France Theatre with the Italian Montblanc de la Culture Arts Patronage Award 2011. Andrèe Ruth Shammah donated her prize of € 15,000 to the Pier Lombardo Foundation, in view of the restoration of Botta swimming pool area close to the theatre: another historic feature of the city that needs to be given back to its citizens.