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SILENT ART AUCTION & BENEFIT
Saturday, May 3, 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Great art is just a bid away!
Now in its ninth year, the Art Center’s signature event features a Silent Art Auction with access to a one-of-a-kind juried selection of art in a variety of media and a Connoisseurs' Salon with specially priced works by contemporary artists. As the bidding intensifies, enjoy cocktails and premier catering provided by David Ellis Events and mingle with fellow art lovers.
Participating Artists & Artwork


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CONNOISSEUR'S VIP RECEPTION
Friday, May 2, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
For VIP Ticket Holders
In addition to Saturday Night’s For Art’s Sake Benefit, VIP ticket holders will enjoy a special “Art of Collecting” talk with Curator, Mary Birmingham and have an exclusive opportunity to meet and mingle with the artists. The evening will also include cocktails and light refreshments, a chance to preview the art and place a sealed bid prior to Saturday night’s auction. A portion of VIP ticket proceeds directly benefit the Art Center’s remarkable array of exhibitions and community programs.


TICKETS
VIP Ticket $300
Individual Ticket $175 ($200 at the door)




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For Art’s Sake has raised over $300,000 a year that directly benefits exhibition programs and annual outreach programs including Artists with Disabilities and Arc, NJ Seeds and Young Scholars Program, SAGE Elder Care: Art from the Heart, The Connection for Women and Families and other initiatives in Essex, Union, and Morris counties. Arts educational and enrichment programs are also provided for over 22 school districts across northern and central New Jersey.


CORPORATE SPONSORS
David Ellis Events
Lindabury, McCormick, Estabrook, & Cooper
Lois Schneider Realtor
Seavest Healthcare Properties, LLC
Siegel+Gale


INDIVIDUAL SPONSORS
Anonymous
Heather & Elliot Braun
Marie J. & Roy Alan Cohen
Millie and Jack Cooper
Kelly Deere & Lee Shavel
Terri & Mark Friedman
Christine & Andy Gottesman
Betse & Frank Gump
Sarah & Del Johnson
Lizanne & John Kenney
Tammy & David Mclean
Linda & Derek Mithaug
Amy and Mitchell Radin
Judy & Walter Shipley
Audrey Wilf & Jane Wilf
Elizabeth Ventura

 
*as of Aprl 10

For more information or to inquire about Sponsorship Opportunities contact Fabiana Bloom, Membership & Special Events Manager, at fbloom@artcenternj.org or 908.273.9121 x227.




EVENT CO-CHAIRS
Kelly Deere, Terri Friedman & Greg Smith

EVENT COMMITTEE
Sue Baier
Karen Caplan
Millie Cooper
Leslie Dannin Rosenthal
Laura Fromm
Elizabeth Girouard
Christine Gottesman
Wolfgang Guenther
Susan Hoecker
Carolyn Hough
Carl Klemme
Andrea Maletta-Bussel
Joanie Schwarz
Diane Simon
Erika Sirabian
Kim Tomassi
Elizabeth Ventura
Sue Welch
Helaine Winer
Elisa Zachary




CALENDAR HIGHLIGHTS
05/02/2014
 - For Art's Sake 2014: Connoisseur's VIP Reception
An exclusive event for For Art's Sake Benefit VIP ticket holders, artists and sponsors.
Click here for more details

05/03/2014
 - For Art's Sake 2014: Silent Art Auction & Benefit
Your destination for art and adventure! Bring home beautiful art and support local artists.
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