BEAUX ARTS GALA

Filed in Events - Past by on January 31, 2018
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Please join us in celebrating
WAAM’s 99th Year!

April 28th, 5:30 – 10:00
@ SPAF

Saugerties Performing Arts Factory
169 Ulster Avenue, Saugerties NY 12477

Honorees: Vivienne Hodges and Yale Epstein

Cocktail Reception | 5:30 – 7:00 PM with music by Perry Beekman Jazz Vocalist & Guitarist

Little Gems | open for sale at 6:30 PM 

Art by Woodstock and Regional Artists

Raffle & Silent Auction
special preview below

Buffet Dinner, Live Music and Dancing
to the sounds of The Latin Jazz Express
and Salsa performance by Maia Martinez

Tickets: $99

We hope you’ll join us for this special evening.

Yale Epstein
Vivienne Hodges

A few highlights from last year’s gala
Photos courtesy of Angela Schapiro

Silent Auction Items

This special package includes a one-year membership to the Bardavon/UPAC plus two tickets to the Indigo Girls on Saturday, May 19th at 8 PM, presented at UPAC, Kingston. Begin your evening with dinner and drinks at Duo Bistro in Kingston and finish with a great concert presented by the Bardavon 1869 Opera House who has been bringing top-notch entertainment to diverse audiences since 1976.

You and nine of your friends will enjoy dinner featuring delicious, pasture-raised meats provided by Woodstock Meats butchery and prepared by their chef at the home of WAAM board Chairman Danny and Leah Rubenstein.

You’ll be sure to turn heads wearing this stunning necklace of round and baroque freshwater pearls connected with 14k yellow gold, from Runsdorf Associates.

The Woodstock Film Festival is one of the premiere independent film events in the country, screening exceptional films from the US and beyond, hosting emerging and established filmmakers, and presenting exciting panels, concerts and special events. This certificate entitles you to a full pass for the 19th Annual Woodstock Film Festival, October 10th-14th and includes priority seating for screenings and panels, access to filmmakers hospitality suite, access to parties, Golden Circle Kick Off event, ticket to awards gala and film festival t-shirt, cap and poster. Wow!!

There is no better place in Woodstock to hear music than at the Maverick Concert Hall. Enjoy four tickets to any concert during the 2018 concert season. Jazz, chamber music, young people’s concerts….it’s all there!

A pair of complimentary tickets for the newly inaugurated lecture series at WAAM, The Woodstock Art Colony: The Nascent Years, 1900-1930 presented by curator and 19th & 20th c. American art scholar Bruce Weber on the history of the Woodstock Art Colony and its fundamental years from 1900-1930. Lectures are presented on the first Saturday of the month at 1pm, June through September. You won’t want to miss this!

An intimate, hands-on cooking class for four in a lovely Overlook Mountain kitchen in Woodstock offered by Suzanne Parker of Cookskills. Go to www.cookskillsny.com for a complete selection of available classes.

Enjoy this beautiful necklace designed by Eleanor Siegel of polished stone and copper with Jadeite beads.

Enjoy a relaxing and focused session of yoga with this gift certificate for three hours of private instruction with yoga practitioner Leslie Snow of Long Life Fitness. Look better, feel better, age better, be better.

This gift basket provides all the sustenance an artist needs – stretcher bars and canvas, a copy of Joe Fig’s Inside the Artist’s Studio, a gift certificate to Bread Alone, a gift certificate to Woodstock Framing Gallery, and the finest Intelligentsia coffee from Uptown Coffee, Kingston….just add the inspiration and start working.

Slightly more than one million people speak Italian in the United States…here’s your chance to be one of them! This item offers 1 ½ hours of Italian lessons for two people with noted language instructor Gabrielle Envino of Creative Language Arts. Fallo!

WAAM offers a diverse series of exhibitions, events and programs to artists and the art loving community. In this basket you’ll receive copies of WAAM publications, complimentary tickets to our Dialogues series of performances and lectures for the 2018 season, our handsome t-shirt with a Philip Guston quote, a Milton Glaser print and a one year membership to WAAM. Go WAAM!

Have a little shopping spree for yourself with these gift certificates from Woodstock’s Pleasures and Lily’s boutiques.

These titles, of one of Woodstock’s honored painters Philip Guston, are a terrific addition to any art library. Books include Night Studio: A Memoir of Philip Guston by Musa Mayer, signed by the artist’s daughter and author, Philip Guston & the Poets and Philip Guston: Nixon Drawings: 1971 & 1975.

This sculptural handwrought necklace of 18k gold wire and beautiful Oregon Graveyard Point Plume Agate by Vanu Design is sure to be a stand-out in any jewelry collection.

Raffle Items

$5/single ticket – $20/arm’s length

Cash and Credit accepted

Take a break from the daily grind and enjoy a day of indulgence with this $100 gift voucher to the Emerson Resort & Spa along with a gift certificate from Woodstock Healing Arts. After your spa treatments enjoy a relaxing pot of tea with a box of teas and gifts from The Tea Shop of Woodstock.

You won’t have to cook for a week! Enjoy a lunch or dinner with this package of gift certificates to eateries and restaurants around town, including The Red Onion, Santa Fe Woodstock, The Garden Cafe, A&P Bar, Yum-Yum Noodle Bar and Woodstock Pizza Theater. The dining package also includes a gift certificate from JK’s Wine and Liquor.

Sherri Cohen’s unique, handcrafted jewelry captures her “awe of nature” in this pair of delicately wrought silver necklaces.

Enjoy this basket of assorted chips, sauces and condiments from Maya Kaimal Fine Indian Foods. All the makings for a great meal!

Jumpstart your exercise program with this gift certificate for $100 to 28 West Gym “where Woodstock works out.”

Thank you to our Sponsors

Platinum Sponsors:
Anonymous Donor
Henry L. Kimelman Family Foundation

Gold Sponsors:
Anonymous Donor

Silver Sponsors:
Morgan Stanley
Paper House Productions
Stifel Investment Services

Bronze Sponsors:
Catskill Art and Office Supply
Cookskills
Family Resiliency Programs
Pardee’s Agency Insurance

Catskill only

Supporters:
Rondout Savings Bank
Sunflower Natural Foods Market
Transcend Dental

In-Kind Donations:
Angela Schapiro
Jarita’s Florist
Jill Ann Schwartz
Lenny Bee Productions
Perry Beekman
Raw Amour Chocolate

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