Penticton Art Gallery seeking donations for upcoming auction

The 42nd annual art auction will take place June 27

The Penticton Art Gallery is putting a call out to potential sponsors for donations to its annual art auction on June 27.

“We realize that our business community is continuously being asked to donate to so many worthy causes and we don’t take your generosity or support lightly,” reads a letter from Penticton Art Gallery director and curator Paul Crawford. “This is our most important fundraiser of the year and your donation is an investment not only in the Penticton Art Gallery but also in the citizens of Penticton and the entire South Okanagan, ensuring that we are able to continue to provide our community with accessible, world-class programming in the visual arts.”

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The theme for the 42nd annual auction is a speakeasy and will feature a buffet dinner by The Chef in Stead and drinks from Bench 1775 Winery. Doors will open at 5:30 p.m. with dinner at 6:30 p.m. and the live auction to follow at 7 p.m.

Tickets are available at the gallery or online at Eventbrite.com and are $75 for members, $85 for non-members and $280 for groups of four.

Entertainment for the evening will be announced at a later date.

Those looking to donate an item to the event are asked to contact staff at the gallery at 250-493-2928 or by emailing info@pentictonartgallery.com. Items need to be confirmed by June 7, arriving at the gallery no later than June 15 for the auction preview from June 19 to 27.

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