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Wish! at the Dallas Contemporary
Curated by: Joan Davidow

161 Glass Street
Dallas, TX 75070
May 13th, 2010 - May 15th, 2010
Opening: May 13th, 2010 7:00 PM - 11:00 PM

QUICK FACTS
WEBSITE:  
http://www.dallascontemporary.org
COUNTRY:  
United States
EMAIL:  
exhibitions@dallascontemporary.org
PHONE:  
214.821.2522
OPEN HOURS:  
10 AM - 5PM T-Sat, Sun 12-5 first thursdays open until 8pm
TAGS:  
photography, mixed-media, digital, installation, landscape, abstract, figurative, sculpture

DESCRIPTION

 

Dallas Contemporary, the artspace that presents contemporary art in a forum that cultivates artists, announced its distinguished host committee and featured artists for the upcoming Wish! Art Auction to be held on Saturday, May 15th and a Premiere Peek on Thursday, May 13 from 7 to 10 p.m. at the art space.

Wish! Art Auction is held annually and features  works by emerging and established artists from Texas and beyond. The Art Auction is a chance for art enthusiasts to have a front row seat at a parade of artistic talent. The evening invites new collectors and savvy art connoisseurs to view and bid on pieces from a diverse selection of museum-quality art. Peek's sneak preview allows guests a first look at the exhibition during the must-attend event.

"We are thrilled to host Wish! at our new home in the Design District," said Joan Davidow, Dallas Contemporary director. "Wish! is a top fundraiser for Dallas Contemporary, and as we come closer to meeting our Capital Campaign goal of $6 million, it's an exciting time to be a part of Dallas' contemporary art scene."

Tickets to Peek are $40 for members/$50 for non-members; Wish! Art Auction are $100 for members/$125 for non-members; Peek and Wish! Art Auction are $125 for members/$150 non-members; and an auction table for eight to Wish! Art Auction is $800.

Premiere peek on May 13, from 7 p.m.-10 p.m.

Co-chairs: Brooke Hortenstine, Capera Ryan

Honorary Chair: Betty Blake

Artist Chairs: Annette Lawrence, John Pomara and Charissa Terranova

Dates:

Thursday, May 13, 2010 @ 7:00 PM Peek

Saturday, May 15, 2010 @ 7:00 PM Wish!

Online bidding:

http://auction.dallascontemporary.org/AuctionHelp.taf?S=N&R=2&C=2&m=3&sort=4&ST=1&days=10&category_id=6456&skipkw=1&status=&_start=1