for Museum members are $40 and tickets for
non-members are $50. Tickets are available in advance
by calling 434.243.8874 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
from the event will support the Museum's 2003 Summer
Youth Art Program, which serves more than 90 local youth,
half of whom receive need-based scholarships to attend the camp.
represented this year include Sam Abell, Michael Fitts, Elizabeth
Gillaland, Jon Golden, Gray Ibbeken, Mary Kalergis, William McDonough,
Italo Scanga, Sharon Shapiro,
Bill Sublette, William
Wylie, youth from the Summer Art Program 2002 and many others.
Bedford and Jay Scott
Alex and Ann Gould
and David Haines
Tricia and Tom Humphreys
Kate and Chris Patrick
Stedman House Interiors of Charlottesville
Courtney and Whit Stolz
Melissa and Erik Carlson
Erica and Adam Goldfarb
Gail and Phil Kiester
Christine and Colter Knight
Grayson Crawford McNeely
Blue Light Grill and Raw Bar
Lex Yeux du Monde at dot2dot
Starr Hill Restaurant
Studio Art Shop
The Virginia Company
silent auction, which comprises more than 70 works of art
on view for silent bidding, is an annual event organized
and sponsored by the Young Friends of the Museum. In addition
to raising vital education program funds, the event will
present local, national and internationally known artists
work to the Charlottesville community.
year, more than 350 patrons bid on 62 works of art by artists
from all over the world. The auction raised $13,000 with
proceeds returning to the Museum to help fund educational
programs, conservation of works of art in the collection
and Young Friends family programs. This year, proceeds will
be allocated to the Museums Summer Youth Art Program,
now in its third year, to help underwrite scholarships for
students who otherwise would not be able to attend the camp.
Campers work with artists and educators to investigate works
in the Museum and create their own art. This past summer,
over 90 children, ranging from 5th through 11th grade, worked
with National Geographic photographer Sam Abell to learn
techniques and make their own artistic photographs.
special event is generously co-sponsored by Barboursville
Vineyards. Catering for this year's event is presented by
Feast! and will include cocktails and hors doeuvres.
The event will also feature a prize drawing for such items as
a signed copy of Sam Abell: The Photographic Life, a gift certificate
to Cityspa, a signed poster from the Virginia Film Festival
and more! The evening will conclude with dancing at Starr Hill.
Patrons at the auction will receive a discount on admission
to Starr Hill, where they are invited to enjoy music and dancing
after the auction.
event is open to the public.
University of Virginia Art Museum is open to the public without
charge Tuesday through Sunday, 1 to 5 p.m. For more information
about the University of Virginia Art Museum, call (434) 924-3592.