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Evanston Art Center Summer Gala Virtual Art Party Auction 2020
August 28, 2020 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
The Evanston Art Center (EAC), a non-profit arts organization, proudly presents its 34 th Annual
Art Party and Auction taking place on Friday, August 28 th , 2020 from 5:30 pm-6:30 p.m. virtually
on Zoom. New this year we are having this as a virtual event! We are excited to announce that,
our Auctioneer, Michael Davis of Hart Davis Hart Wine Co. will host a wine tasting, and a live
auction. This yearly tradition includes silent and live auctions that raise money to support EAC’s
mission: fostering the appreciation and expression of the arts among diverse audiences. Last
year, over 230 attendees from the Chicago and North Shore area helped to raise $100,000 for
outreach, scholarship and exhibitions programs.
For over 90 years, EAC has provided public outreach programs, exhibitions and resources for
art education. The Summer Gala is an integral part of the Evanston Art Center’s success, with a
special thanks to our sponsors: Byline Bank, Yellowbrick Foundation, New City Moving, Food
for Thought, Blick Art Materials, Eat Paint Studio Gallery, Donna Wesley Spencer Gallery,
Binny’s Beverage Depot and Hart Davis Hart Wine Co.
The evening includes Wine Tasting of three types of wine, silent and live auctions, and raffle. We
are offering a Party Box for $300, which includes the 3 bottles of wine for the tasting and light
gourmet snacks that will serve 4-6 people, a link to the Wine Tasting and one raffle ticket for the
Catered Dinner for Six with wine parings. The Raffle Tickets are $50 each and prizes include: A
Catered dinner for six from Food for Thought with wine pairings: $1,000 value, In-home and
outside dining (Blue Apron, Madison and Rain dinner kits): $500 value and Laura Tanner
jewelry valued (4 pieces): $500
To purchase the Party Box and Raffle tickets you simply have to go to our website:
You can join the online auction for free, by signing up through the link here:
https://qtego.net/qlink/evanstonartcenter You will have the opportunity to bid on a selection of
items in our silent and live auctions. Items include a vibrant range of artwork, fine wines,
restaurant certificates, jewelry and accessories, gift baskets, and more.
The Evanston Art Center is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to fostering the
appreciation and expression of the arts among diverse audiences by offering extensive and
innovative instruction in broad areas of artistic endeavor through classes, exhibitions, interactive
arts activities, and community outreach.
For more information, please visit us online at www.evanstonartcenter.org or contact Jen
Montojo, Director of Development, [email protected] or call (847) 475-5300. Visit
the Evanston Art Center on Facebook: www.facebook.com/EvanstonArtCenter/, and follow us
on Instagram: @EvanstonArtCenter.