ART/CRAFT XL / Lux, Live Auction, Local Fare
Celebrating 40 Years of Art + Ideas
Exhibition / March 1 – 24, 2018
ART/CRAFT XL / Saturday, March 24
Art Party at 6:30 pm / Live Auction at 8 pm
Tickets $125 each / 4 for $400
On Saturday, March 24, follow the light(s) to Guelph’s biggest art party of the year, ART/CRAFT XL. The Art Gallery of Guelph invites you to experience an evening of splendor—exquisite local fare and craft beer, lush digital installations by Blaine Campbell and Megan Wilson (Vancouver), Alex McLeod (Toronto), and Bran_cuzi (Cologne), and a live auction of fine art and craft by more than 30 acclaimed Canadian artists.
Each year, collectors and art lovers raise essential funds for the gallery’s creative programming and educational opportunities through ART/CRAFT, the cornerstone of the gallery’s fundraising activities. AGG staff and volunteers, with the support of contributing artists, donors, and sponsors, have created an exceptional presentation of contemporary art for this year’s event.
FEATURED ARTISTS – Irene Avaalaaqiaq, Shary Boyle, Simon Brascoupé, Michael Davey, Susan Dobson, Heather Goodchild, John Hartman, Chris Hierlihy, Barbara Hobot, Siassie Kenneally, John Kissick, Stephen Livick, Eileen MacArthur, Jessica Masters, Jason McLean, Shelley Niro, Stu Oxley, Martin Pearce, Michelle Purchase, Don Russell, Tony Scherman, Walter Scott, Seth, Ron Shuebrook, Karin Silverstone, Naomi Smith, Stephen Snake, Takao Tanabe, Tony Urquhart, Lorne Wagman, and P. Watson. The AGG welcomes Stephen Ranger of Waddington’s to conduct the live art auction.
EAT/DRINK – Partygoers will enjoy signature food and drink prepared by the chefs and sommeliers of University of Guelph’s Hospitality Services and craft beer by Four Fathers Brewing.
SEE/BUY – Artworks will be on view at the Art Gallery of Guelph from March 1 – 24. Doors open for the Auction Party at 6:15 pm with the Live Art Auction starting at 8 pm.
TICKETS – Four’s a party! Take advantage of the special XL Auction Party Package and purchase 4 tickets for $400. Regular Auction Party tickets are $125. Ticketholders receive admission for one to the Auction Party and Live Art Auction.
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