Thursday, March 19
The Lottery for Arts is a fundraising event that provides collectors with an opportunity to acquire original works of fine art by professional and emerging artists, all while raising money for art education by supporting a non-profit organization and its community of artists.
At 6:00pm, the Live Auction begins. Want to get the first pick of the artwork on display? The first 6 chances to pick will be auctioned off to the highest bidder at the start of the event, along with some art experiences and prizes!
After the live auction, lottery tickets will be drawn from a spinner. When you name is called, you choose a piece of art from the gallery walls. At the end of the evening, each ticket holder goes home with a work of art valued at $175 or more (usually a lot more!)
Ready to select your Top Ten Favorite Picks? You can view the work on display at the gallery starting March 12th.
Where does the money go?
All proceeds benefit local art education programs at Blue Line Arts, a 501c3 nonprofit organization. It is our goal to raise $30,000 to make sure we can continue to offer programs at the lowest cost possible, or for free through scholarship. We offer over 30 youth programs each year, including summer camps, after school programs, and art exposure programs for school groups. As arts are lacking important funding in public schools, these programs provide accessible arts learning opportunities to students of all ages, which are correlated with higher levels of academic achievement, and help to build creativity and confidence in the next generation. Donations made at the event and percentages of sponsorship options are tax-deductible.
Friday, March 13th
Professional florists descend upon the gallery, creating floral designs inspired by work in the gallery! Scope out your Top Ten while enjoying live music, food & drink, and a chance to mingle with the artists.
This event is in collaboration with The Petal Connection.
Admission included for participating artists and designers.