Collectors Gala

November 22, 2014


Click contact Artspace to be placed on the waiting list.

savedate_gala14Individual tickets are available for $150

Friend Sponsorships are available for $500 and include:

  • two tickets to the Collectors Gala;
  • an invitation for two to the Artist & Sponsor Reception from 5-6pm on the November 7th First Friday;
  • acknowledgement in the auction catalogue, on signage the evening of the Gala, in Artspace’s newsletter, and on the Artspace Donor Board.


An evening of art, friends, food, music, and fun!  The annual Collectors Gala benefits Artspace artists and exhibitions, educational programming and community outreach. Keeping with tradition, the Collectors Gala offers a chance to bid on local artwork in live and silent auctions, as well as to purchase artwork displayed throughout the building.

Sponsorship levels begin at $1500.

Download the 2014 Collectors Gala Sponsorship Form for information and benefits.

Deadline for Sponsors to be included in print materials is September 15, 2014.

For more information, please contact Mary Poole at or 919-821-2787.



6:30pm           Cocktails and Hors d’oeuvres, Artist Studios & Galleries

6:30-8:30pm   Silent Auction Open, Gallery One | Live Auction Preview, Gallery Two

Small plates available in both galleries

8:45pm            Live Auction Begins, Gallery Two

10:00pm          Coffee and Desserts, Lobby

11:00pm          Gala Ends, Thank You for Coming!

Auction Preview

Preview artwork online starting November 1.  Preview artwork in person at Artspace on First Friday, November 7..

Auctioneer: Benjamin Farrell 

Honorary Chairs:  Melissa Peden & Robert Irwin


 See images from the 2013 Collectors Gala by visiting our Flickr page – CLICK HERE

Artspace Gala 2013. Photos by Shawn Rocco

Live Auction Winner
Photo by Shawn Rocco


Artists Alia El-Bermani & Jenny Eggleston
Photo by Dave Gill

Artspace Gala 2013. Photos by Shawn Rocco

Myles Wilder – Featured Young Artist
Photo by Shawn Rocco