BUY YOUR PRE-SALE TICKETS NOW FOR $25 ($35 at the door).
We'll see you on Saturday! The big night is only three days away! In addition to all the amazing pieces already donated by artists to the auction (yes, open for bidding now!) for this year's fundraiser, we have an unmissable variety raffle prizes from some other truly generous folks. Remember, your entry also includes a free raffle ticket, food by E-Dogz and unlimited drinks all night. Get there early and catch our cocktail hour from 7-9, check out the art, and enter our raffle for a chance to win. Not pictured in this post are a stuffed alpaca family from ODLCO, a leather pouch from Eye of the Sun, a signed double LP and exhibition catalogue from Jason Lazarus, a bouquet by Field and Florist, a gold Homo Floresiensis skull from iamhome, jewlery from Cities in Dust, posters from Cole Wilson, and a gift card to TUSK. Additional tickets can be purchased at the event, $3 for 1, $5 for 2.
Snoop some of these prizes:
Gradient Puzzle by Bryce Wilner
Small edition of 24 × 18", 500-piece Color Gradient Puzzle, designed by Chicago based Bryce Wilner. The colors in this puzzle have been arranged so to approximate the variation between blue and red, and to suggest that there exists no precise point on the chromatic scale at which one color becomes another. For these reasons, the puzzle can be considered complete when its pieces are disassembled and mixed together in the box.
True Essential Oil from Sparrow for Everyone
Sparrow True Essential Oil came from a quest to find something real, something healing and something for everyone. It comes from the belief that one product can be a foundation for healing. Our blend of 12 oils, all derived from flowers, nuts, and seeds is free of any man-made ingredients." 12 oz. bottle of this magic stuff from Sparrow in Logan Square. Use it in your hair, on your skin, in the bath, after you shave.
Martine Syms/Paul Cowan Split LP from Mixed Media Recording
Mixed Media is pleased to announce its first release, a split LP with Los Angeles-based artist Martine Syms and Milwaukee-based artist Paul Cowan. Syms presents a spoken word table read titled Most Days, and Cowan presents an original ambient musical score with accompanying text.
Family Level Membership from the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago
Includes all Basic Individual-level benefits for two people plus free admission for children under the age of 18 as well as two additional one-time-use guest passes for your friends (four passes total—a $48 value) and a free yearlong subscription to Dwell Magazine (10 issues).
Sm. Mirrored Copper Triangle Necklace and Bangle from Shikama
Shikama jewelry is designed by Chicago based artist Sarah Shikama. Named after her mother's maiden name, Shikama translates into "deer," an animal considered sacred in Japan. The collections are made with an emphasis on simple shapes and design. Combining dead stock vintage findings and sculpted metals, each step of production is handmade in Sarah's Chicago studio and produced in limited numbered editions.
LIVE IN JERUSALEM 2010 by Michael Rakowitz
LIVE IN JERUSALEM 2010 is a deluxe gatefold vinyl LP documenting a concert on the roof of the Swedish Christian Study Centre near Jaffa Gate in Jerusalem’s Old City on October 7, 2010. The culmination of Rakowitz’s contribution to The Jerusalem Show, the performance featured celebrated Palestinian rock band Sabreen playing five Arabic inflected Beatles songs, selected and ordered to form a kind of poem about collaboration and collapse, and about dreams that cannot be deferred indefinitely.
Parson's Chicken and Fish
A gift card to Parson's Chicken and Fish, located at 2952 W Armitage Ave, Chicago, IL 60647.
Coffee Package from Kindred Coffee
A local coffee roaster committed to greater possibilities of deliciousness, sustainability, and fairness in pursuit of unique, carefully roasted coffees.