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Dr. Evelyn Lambert

January 1, 2019

1970 – Cuernavaca, Mexico & Dallas, Texas

Evelyn Lambert received a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Havana, Cuba. A co-founder of TACA, Inc., (Theatre Arts Center Auction, Dallas, Texas), Mrs. Joseph Olliphant Lambert was also a board member of the Dallas Civic Opera, Dallas Symphony Association, Dallas Theater Center and the Contemporary Arts Museum. She was chairman of the Women’s Division of the Dallas Red Cross and was a member of the founding committee of the Dallas Boys Club and the Dallas Girls Club. She is a co-founder of Friends of Venice, a restoration organization benefiting the Peggy Guggenheim Collection and many other projects in Italy. She and her late husband restored a sixteenth century villa and garden in Northern Italy, near Asolo, which the government of Italy has declared a national monument and now serves as a music conservatory. She now lives in Cuernavaca, Mexico and serves on the board of The Brady Museum and The Friends of the Musical Students of the Center and LaSalle Universities. She is also a strong supporter of the Mexican SPEA. Mrs. Lambert has received the Oscar of Charities presented by Friends of French Art of Los Angeles, California. Of Northwood University, she says, “I believe the school’s actual and planned scope of meshed international relations through education and the arts will prove to be one of the great contributions of this institution to our future.” (Deceased 2004)