Benefactor Dinner Series
Spend the evening with some of the most exciting art personalities in San Francisco while enjoying food prepared by curated chefs in an intimate setting.ArtSpan is thrilled to announce a truly special dining experience that is only offered for ArtSpan Benefactors.
ArtSpan Benefactors receive special access to and a private tour of the hand-selected artist studio or home. Dining theme and conversation topics are inspired by our hosting artist and uniquely paired with an art luminary.
Hors d’oeuvres, wine, and dinner prepared by curated top chefs enhance the dining experience. Our Benefactor Dinners not only feed your inner most creative cravings, but also nurture our mission. Enjoy a very special dinner with ArtSpan and join as a Benefactor today!
Benefactor Dinner Series
Madrone + Madonna
Saturday, June 7, 2014
Owner/Collector/Artist: Michael Krouse
Artist & Writer Luminary: Paul Madonna
Join us in an intimate and eclectic setting All Over Coffee and cocktails at
ArtSpan’s next Benefactor Dinner.
San Francisco Chronicle’s award-winning weekly comic strip writer and artist, Paul Madonna, will be present as our special art luminary. Madonna’s well-known All Over Coffee pen and ink drawings have been published internationally in numerous books & magazines, exhibited in museums and galleries, and have been commissioned commercially for large-scale murals.
Dinner will be hosted by creator, collector, and art-venue owner, Michael Krouse inside his home and artist studio located above Madrone Art Bar. In addition to being the owner of one of the most popular night-time art venues in San Francisco, Krouse has been awarded grants from The Office of the Mayor, San Francisco, and the Bill Graham Foundation.
Experience the collective salon-style art gallery in his home where each art piece has a story and meaning for Krouse from his 20 years in San Francisco. You will also enjoy the thrill of stepping foot into Krouse’s artist attic studio, where you will get a sneak peek of his next photomontage project.
Come listen to the colorful history, join in the diverse conversation, and enjoy everything that happens all over dinner.
Did you join us at a previous dinner this year?
We would love for you to join again. Call for pricing and availability.
Contact Thelema Dietler, 415-861-9838 or email@example.com
Join as a Benefactor by June 30th to receive your complimentary ticket.
Djerassi Resident Artists Program Tour
Followed by lunch at a top SF Open Studio Art Collector’s Residence
Save the Date
Saturday, August 16th
Details and invitation to follow.
About ArtSpan Benefactors
ArtSpan’s Benefactors are our most committed donors who are invested in the success of San Francisco’s favorite art programs including SF Open Studios, Art for City Youth, Artist Professional Development Workshops, Juried Exhibitions, and countless other programs. Our Benefactors are patrons of the arts who enable the San Francisco artistic community to thrive. ArtSpan welcomes you to join us in fulfilling our mission!
As a Major Benefactor, you will receive all Benefactor benefits below plus:
Individual $3,000 / Dual $3,500
Individual $1,000 / Dual $1,500
ArtSpan, a 501(c) (3) nonprofit organization, is committed to cultivating a vibrant, accessible, and world-class art community in San Francisco and to promoting the city's unique creative energy locally and globally. We champion an inclusive art experience by providing hundreds of local artists with the equal opportunity to showcase their work and make direct connections to diverse audiences and patrons. We are guided by the belief that artists play a vital role in society and that broad public engagement with their work is essential to defining a new cultural environment for our changing city. Visit www.artspan.org to learn more. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or (415) 861-9838 for more information.