Please come out and support Carrack Modern Art this Saturday. The Carrack is integral feature of the Durham art scene, providing a totally free, no commission exhibition space for local artists. They are able to do this only with support from the community. The are currently raising money for the 2013 operating budget. Tickets to the Gala are only $25 and you can bid on great art donated by local artists like me.
I donated this painting, Number 395 to the auction:
Tickets to this event can be purchased for $25 here: https://www.artful.ly/store/events/404/
The event is set up to be interesting and fun. From the Carrack:
The Carrack Modern Art will host an elegant evening featuring original artworks created and donated by Carrack artists. Guests are encouraged to bid on their favorite pieces in a fun live art auction event with New York Times Bestselling author and founder of Duke’s Center for Advanced Hindsight, Dan Ariely. Before the auction, Dan Ariely will also give a short interactive talk and demonstration on international auction practices.
Bidding begins at 7.30 p.m. and closes at 9.00 p.m.
Beer will be provided by Bull City Burger and Brewery, refreshments provided by Loaf with wine and heavy hors d’oeuvres.
General admission to the Gala and Art Auction is $25.
Limited tickets are also available to attend a special Champagne Preview Party from 5:00 – 6:00 p.m. that will give guests an exclusive opportunity to purchase works of art at the starting bid price before the auction begins. The Champagne Preview Party also includes a glass of champagne for each guest during an intimate gathering with Carrack artists and other Carrack supporters.
Admission to the Champagne Preview Party starts at $100.
This is a great local resource for artists. The Carrack provides a professional, art focused exhibition space that is totally free and charges zero commission to artists. This is a art-centered space created by artists for artists. With your support this important local space can remain open for another year of exciting exhibitions by local artists. The Carrack is located at 111 West Parrish Street, Durham, NC 27701. Be sure to Like them on Facebook.