Dinner | Interactive Entertainment | Art Sales | After Party
You are invited to ARTBASH 2012 – Rochester Art Center’s annual fundraiser on Saturday, November 3rd for an evening of casual elegance that will surely ignite all your senses.
Join us for a candlelit gourmet dinner in the Grand Lobby while learning more about the impact your support makes in the lives of Rochester Art Center program participants. Following dinner, warm yourself around the campfire on the patio while you enjoy a warm beverage and build your own delicious desserts.
THROUGHOUT THE EVENING
• Add to your art collection by purchasing art made by MN artists
• Create a charcoal masterpiece working alongside brilliant artists in our studio classroom
• Customize your own floating lantern and watch it sail down the Zumbro River
• Watch as the dark becomes alive with fire dancing performances
• Cash bar with a signature flaming cocktail
• Tours of the current exhibitions will be offered all evening
ARTWORK FOR SALE TO BUILD YOUR COLLECTION
Ten sets of original artwork created by three pairs of Minnesota artists will be available for purchase at a fixed price. Click here to view a detailed preview.
Warren MacKenzie, ceramics & Judy Onofrio, sculpture
$500 each | 10 available
James Henkel, photography & Jehra Patrick, mixed media collage
$250 each | 10 available
Crist Dahl, photography & Michele Heidel, watercolor painting
$100 each | 10 available
TEN BY TEN
$50 each | Up to 100 available
An exhibition of 10 x 10 inch original art works by local artists will be on display on the third floor beginning October 25, and available for purchase at a fixed price the night of the event. Submissions for this exhibition/sale are being accepted through November 2. Visit the Ten by Ten page for additional details.
Purchase $10 raffle tickets for your chance to win one of three grand prizes:
• Collection of gift certificates to several Twin Cities establishments featured on Food Network's Diners, Drive-ins & Dives, including: Donatelli’s, The Blue Door Pub, Q Fanatic BBQ, Bryant Lake Bowl, Colossal Café, Hell’s Kitchen, and Kramarczuk’s
• Private party for 25 on Nuss Trucking's vintage firetruck including BBQ from Roscoe's
• Kindle Fire
The drawing will be be held at 10 pm on Saturday, November 3. Need not be present to win. Call 507-282-8629 for information on purchasing tickets.
Starting at 9:00, enjoy dessert, a signature cocktail, participate in the lantern launch, and watch the grand finale fire performance, as DJ Black Lacquer amps up for a dance party you will always remember.
WHAT TO WEAR
Casual Elegance: It’s time to innovate your wardrobe and take it to the next level. We want you to stay comfortable and enjoy the evening’s activities, but we know you want to look your best for the event. Radiate with a pants outfit or a simple black dress with an evening wrap. Bring out your elegance with flare, such as fine jewelry or bold makeup. Ignite your shirts with cufflinks or smoking tie. Go for black or grey, keep the cold blues at home.
AS OF 11/1/12, DINNER TICKETS ARE SOLD OUT. PLEASE CALL 507-282-8629 TO BE ADDED TO THE WAITING LIST. ARTER PARTY TICKETS ARE AVAILABLE AT THE DOOR.
Tickets are available for purchase in person at Rochester Art Center during open hours or by phone at 507-282-8629.
Dinner ticket: $100 RAC member / $125 non-member
Includes plated dinner, fire performances and presentations by artists and students, plus after-party. Dinner tickets are limited, please at your earliest convenience.
After-party: $20 RAC member / $25 non-member
Includes dessert, grand-finale fire performance, gallery tours, art activities, and dancing. Although advance purchase is preferred, After Party tickets will be available at the door.
SPECIAL MEMBERSHIP PRICING
Art Center members receive discounted ARTBASH ticket pricing. Receive a discounted rate on first-time memberships when purchased with ARTBASH tickets.
$50 Family membership (reg. $60)
$35 Individual membership (reg. $40)
Proceeds support Rochester Art Center exhibitions and education programming.
ARTBASH 2012 is sponsored by:
Catering by Design | Cumulus Media | Davies Printing Co.
Alvin E. Benike, Inc. | Energy Products & Design | McGladrey, LLP | Rochester Women Magazine
Apollo Wine & Spirits | Associated Bank | Dunlap & Seeger | Nuss Family Fund | Olmsted National Bank | Roger Stahl Law Firm, PLLC | Spectrum Pro Audio | US Bank | Wendland Utz, Ltd.
Linnea Benike | Sheila Broughton | Christy Calder | Ann Chafoulias | Carissa Gisi |Scott Groth | Keeley Hruska | Jorrie Johnson | Shannon Knoepke | Katie Maguire | Jacob Malwitz | Sarah McNeilus | Heather Nessler | Rebekah Nielsen | Brian Olson | Nicole Pierson | Kristen Pollock | Sarah Shonyo | Brian Smidt | Yvonne Sterioff | Claudia Tabini | Lauren Thompson | Sandy Thompson | Emily Tweten | Naura Webb