Online Ticket Sales are Now Closed
TICKETS Available at the Door
$115 for VIP Reception: 6:00 - 7:30 pm
$60 for General Reception: 7:30 - 10:00 pm
Cash / Check / Visa / Mastercard / Amex accepted
Private Preview Gala 2009
Saturday, October 3rd
934 Brannan Street @ 8th in San Francisco
VIP Reception 6:00 – 7:30pm
$100 in advance / $115 at door
VIP guests enjoy free parking (ArtSpan will e-mail you printable ticket), custom painted glassware party favors (painted by SF Open Studios Artists), 5% discount on art purchases (up to $50), upscale champagne cocktails, open bar, and fancy hors d'oeuvres. Experience a dynamic live art demonstration by Robert Harris and be the first to glimpse the SF Open Studios Exhibition artwork!
(VIP Artist Tickets $75 in advance for registered SF Open Studios Artists Only - Call ArtSpan to purchase at 415.861.9838)
General Event 7:30 – 10:00pm
$50 in advance / $60 at door
* Live Painting Demonstration 6:00 – 8:00pm
* Live Auction begins at 8:30pm
Attendees at the General Event enjoy complimentary cocktails from the open bar and creative cuisine catered by Thomas John Events, bid on exclusive gift packages during the live auction, discover more than 400 works of ART MADE HERE! Don't forget to grab your copy of the 2009 SF Open Studios Guide to start planning your SF Open Studios route!
Live Auction Packages will include tickets to the San Francisco Opera, Dinner for Two at Flour + Water and Triptych, a gift certificate to Flora Grubb Gardens, a Private Party at Hang Gallery and Art People Gallery, a mixed gift basket from Sephora, tickets to Bimbo's, a weekend stay in the California Wine Country and much much more!
Additional Ticket Options:
$500 Supporting Membership:
Includes 2 VIP tickets to the Private Preview Gala, in addition to these benefits: mailing of the SF Open Studios Guide in September, monthly eNewsletter, admission to workshops, 2 VIP admission tickets to the Auction 2010, artwork exclusive to members, 2 guests at Tour des Artistes exclusive studio brunch tour. $410 tax-deductible.
$500 VIP Group (6 tickets for the price of 5)
$250 General Group (6 tickets for the price of 5)
Dress: Artistically Inspired Attire - Dress to Impress
Online tickets will be available until 9am on Saturday, October 3rd.
Physical tickets will NOT be issued; your name will be on the guest list at the door.
VIP guests will receive an e-mail with their parking pass.
ArtSpan Thanks Our Generous Sponsors:
ABC 7 KGO-TV/DT
Grants for Arts/Hotel Tax Fund
SF Bay Guardian
SF Arts Commission/Cultural Equity Grants
Ace Mail House
Thomas John Events
Zellerbach Family Foundation
Wallace Alexander Gerbode Foundation
Catering, Cocktails, and Services Provided by:
American Conservatory Theatre
Art People Gallery
Brian Bonner and Ashley Ferry
Ken Brophy and Lynn Mitchell
Flora Grubb Gardens
Flour + Water
Robert Harris (http://www.cavecreation.com)
Lost Angel Wines
The Marcheschi Family
Meadowood Napa Valley
John F. Melvin
Thomas John Events
Torani (R. Torre & Company)
Trish Tunney Photography
Vichy Springs Resort
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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.