Call for Beaux Arts Ball Silent Auction Donations

There is still plenty of time to donate!

Dear Artists, Donors, and Friends,

On April 7, 2018 GCCA will celebrate spring at the 30th Annual Beaux Arts Ball at The Copper Tree Restaurant at Hunter Mountain. This annual affair, Masked Ball and Black Tie Bistro, is known to so many as “THE party of the year!”

The Beaux Arts Ball is the Arts Council’s primary fund raising event, supporting the many diverse and varied programs GCCA provides throughout the year. We continually strive to keep the arts alive and meaningful in our surrounding area as well as draw attention to the important contribution of the arts in Greene County. Now celebrating our 42nd year of service to the arts, our past accomplishments have been defined by you, and we attribute our relevance to your support. Our artists, donors and friends are critical to our success, and we are very, very grateful!

The silent auction is vital to the evening’s fund raising success. Please consider donating an original piece of art in any medium, a specialty item or service to our juried silent auction. We hope you will donate your finest pieces or most sought after services in support of your Arts Council. Please feel free to include your resume and/or a business card also for display.

To show our appreciation to artists participating in the silent auction, we will randomly select one artist who will receive two complimentary tickets to the 30th Annual Beaux Arts Ball.

How to Donate an Item: When you make a donation, please  include title, medium, dimensions, retail value and all other relevant information, including expiration dates for gift certificates and vouchers. Please email a JPEG (72-300 dpi) of your artwork or item directly to gcca@greenearts.org. A preview of auction items and auction donors’ list will soon featured on our website.

Ball Program Listing: Please email information or deliver your work/specialty item to the Catskill Gallery located at 398 Main Street in Catskill by March 9, 2018 to be listed in the evening’s program.

Website Ball Silent Auction Preview Page: We have received a number of donations already and are building the preview page. It should be o in running by March 2! Items and the appropriate information must received no later than March 16, 2018 to be included on the Silent Auction Preview Page. Every attempt will be made to update the Preview Page regularly.

Where to Deliver a Donation: Please deliver all items to the Catskill Gallery located at 398 Main Street in Catskill by March 30, 2018. (We are no longer able to accept donations at Hunter Mountain as we have in the past, all items must be brought to GCCA in Catskill.) The GCCA Catskill Gallery is open Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday noon to 5 p.m. If you have any questions, please contact Kay Stamer or Sharon at the GCCA office at 518-943-3400. Please feel free to email us at gcca@greenearts.org as well.

We look forward to hearing from you and thank you again for your continuing support.

Warmest Regards,

David Slutzky, Chairman of the GCCA Board of Directors and Host 2018 Beaux Arts

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