The Print Center Annual Auction
Saturday, December 4, 2010
Auction Preview & Online Bidding: www.printcenter.org
Champagne Preview: 5:00pm
Silent Auction: 6:00-8:00pm
Offers Wonderful Opportunities to Buy Exceptional Art and a Fabulous Party!
The Print Center, one of Philadelphia’s oldest and most prestigious nonprofit cultural institutions, has set a goal to raise $34,000 with this year’s auction to support its outstanding visual art exhibitions and educational programs. Board of Governors President, Hester Stinnett said, “This will surely be our biggest and best auction in years. It’s going to be a great party, and we want not only to attract members of the art community, but individuals interested in visiting us for the first time.” This is a wonderful opportunity to buy original artwork at great prices, and a chance to get fabulous holiday gifts! Board of Governors Chair V. Susan Fisher said, “The Print Center’s parties are always the place to be!”
The auction includes work by many renowned local and international artists who have donated their work in support of The Print Center including Andrea M. Baldeck, Thomas Brummett, Diane Burko, Donald E. Camp, Anthony Campuzano, Amze Emmons, Carl Fudge, David Graham, Jane Irish, Virgil Marti, Gabriel Martinez, Sarah McEneaney, Megawords, Stuart Rome, Judith Schaechter, Bill Scott, Stuart Shils, Space 1026, Larry Spaid, Jeffrey Stockbridge, Judith Taylor, Daniel Traub, Bill Walton and many more. Goods and services up for bid will include tickets, gift certificates and products from local favorites including a fabulous South African Safari.
Bring your sweet tooth to our Champagne Preview and receive a specially made candy created by the talented artists Joshua Mosley and Sarah Zwerling in collaboration with The Franklin Fountain, the fabulous turn-of-the-century ice cream parlor. Preview guests will get the first look at auction items and can close bidding by selecting ‘Buy It Now’.
Proceeds from The Print Center Auction fund group and solo exhibitions featuring local, regional and international artists and all of The Print Center’s other exciting programs. Tickets are $25 by December 3, $35 on December 4. The event will feature delicious hors d’oeuvres and libations. The Exclusive Champagne Preview begins at 5:00pm and tickets are $100. Preview and bid online at www.printcenter.org. For more information or tickets, please call Ashley Peel Pinkham, Assistant Director, at 215.735.6090 x2.