Art benefits

Art benefits are a great way to do good, add to your collection, and discover new artists. We have met a lot of artists by first buying a work of theirs at a benefit. Good things happening over the next few weeks:

White Box Toy Box Holiday Benefit Auction: Thursday, November 30, 6 - 9 pm

We've found a lot of great work at their benefits. Unfortunately their site is down at the moment. Joy Garnett has some more details.

Visual AIDS Postcards From The Edge Benefit 2006

Friday, December 1 from 6-8PM:

Preview Party on World AIDS Day
Sneak peek only -- NO POSTCARD SALES. $75 admission includes one raffle ticket. One Lucky Winner will select any postcard that evening! Additional Raffle Tickets $25. Other prizes donated by Twin Palm Press, Steidldangin, PowerHouse Books, Printed Matter and more. Participating artists attend free.

SILENT AUCTION of specially selected artworks by Jenny Holtzer, Barton Lidice Benes, Richard Renaldi and others.

Saturday, December 2 from 12-6 PM:

Benefit Sale (Opens)
Over 1000 original postcard-size works of art! ONLY $75 EACH. Buy four cards and get one free. First come, first served. CASH and CHECK ONLY -- sorry no credit cards. $5 Suggested Admission.

Sunday, December 3 from 12-4 PM:

Benefit Sale (Last chance)
Less crowds, but still plenty of great art! Still only $75 EACH – same as above.

Hosted by:
Sikkema, Jenkins & Co.
530 West 22nd Street, NYC

d.u.m.b.o. arts center (dac) Winter Auction 2006

Preview reception: Monday, November 27, 6 – 9 pm
Preview and silent bidding: November 27 - December 2, 10 am - 6 pm

Live Auction: Saturday, December 2 at 8 pm
Auctioneer: Christopher Gaillard of Sotheby's
Pre-auction reception: 6 – 8 pm
Silent Auction closes after Live Auction

d.u.m.b.o. arts center (dac) Gallery
30 Washington Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201

View works online: from November 27 at
All major credit cards accepted.

vertextList benefit: Thursday, Dec 14th, 2006 7-10pm

This vitally important gallery focused on new media is having a benefit to raise money to help pay their rent over the next year. You can still attend the party without buying raffle ticket. Raffle tickets are $200 ($150 for participating artists). All tickets guarantee a piece of art.

Aidan Savoy Gallery

Annual Holiday Benefit Party
Thursday, December 14th, 9pm
With live music by Kate Diamond
Proceeds to benefit Habitat for Humanity

Artists donating work to be raffled: Lee Bakofsky, Jud Bergeron, Terry Ekasala, Matt Hansel, Pamela Henderson, Jordin Isip, Julia Marchand, Jennifer Perlmutter, Martha Rich, Paul Richard, Jean-Pierre Roy, Nina Savill, Amy Shawley, Jill Simonsen, Aaron Smith, Wendy Weston, Eric White and more artists TBA!

Raffle tickets are $10 each. Even if you can't come to the party, you can still purchase raffle tickets. Images and details will be posted online soon.

The Second Annual WAGMAG Benefit Art Show

Admission is free, Tickets for artwork drawing are $150
Tickets can be purchased at the gallery or online

Advanced Viewing: December 2nd-December 16th
Reception and Raffle of work Saturday Dec. 16th, 7-9
Viewing hours: Fri-Sun 1-6

WAGMAG (Williamsburg and Greenpoint Monthly Art Guide) is pleased to present it's Second annual benefit to support it's mission to promote the over fifty galleries throughout Williamsburg and Greenpoint, to enlighten gallery goers as to art events and give recognition to the exhibiting artists through current listings and reviews.

All galleries included in WAGMAG are have been invited to participate in this exhibition, as well as some prominent artists from the neighborhood. The resulting show will not only generate funding for WAGMAG but also reflect the spirit and personality of the Williamsburg art community.

Works will be on view from Saturday, December 2nd through Saturday, December 16th. Tickets available during viewing and on the benefit evening. A ticket for $150 guarantees a work of art, a drawing decides the order in which ticketholders select an artwork. Benefit evening, Saturday December 16th 7-9, drawing begins at 8:00.

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