Raleigh, NC, November 06, 2009 --(PR.com
)-- Mary Poole, executive director of Artspace (www.artspacenc.org), has announced that tickets and table sponsorships are still available for the eighth annual Collectors Gala on Saturday, Nov. 21 from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. The tickets are available for $125 per person, and table sponsorships are still available for $5,000, $2,500 and $1,500. The event will benefit Artspace exhibitions, educational programming, and community outreach to children and adults in difficult circumstances. Guests will have the opportunity to purchase locally and nationally recognized artists’ artwork through live and silent auctions as well as artwork displayed around the building. To purchase tickets or sponsor a table, please call Artspace at (919) 821-2787 or visit http://www.artspacenc.org/collectors_gala.html.
“The Collector’s Gala is sure to be an entertaining evening for our guests as well as the artists who will be featured,” said Poole. “Proceeds from ticket sales, donations and table sponsorships directly support Artspace’s community outreach efforts.”
- The schedule for the Collectors Gala is as follows:
6 p.m.: Cocktails & Hors d’Oeuvres
6 p.m. to 11 p.m.: Silent Auction
7:30 p.m.: Dinner
9 p.m.: Live Auction
10 p.m.: Desserts and Coffee
- Auction pieces can be previewed online beginning Tuesday, Nov. 3 or in person beginning Friday, Nov. 6.
- Voting for the third annual “People’s Choice” award will be held on Nov. 6 at the November First Friday Gallery Walk from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. at Artspace. Visitors will be able to vote for their favorite live auction artwork piece. The winning artist will receive a special gift and recognition at the gala.
Artspace is a nonprofit visual art center dedicated to providing arts education and community outreach programs, creating an environment of more than 100 professional artists and presenting nationally acclaimed exhibitions. Located in downtown Raleigh in the historic Sanders Ford building, Artspace has been providing the community with the opportunity to interact with working artists and to participate in hands-on arts education since 1986. For more information about Artspace, exhibitions or membership, please visit www.artspacenc.org.
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