2016 Annual Benefit Auction Schedule
Friday and Saturday, August 12-13, 2016



Friday, August 12

 

10:00–11:30 AM, Horner Hall

Reception at Penland Gallery

Join us to view a special collection of contemporary jewelry, the exhibition "Wendy Maruyama: The wildLIFE Project," and, in the Focus Gallery, paintings by Kreh Mellick.

 

Noon–1:15 PM, Wood Studio

Director's Luncheon*

 

1:30–3:00 PM

Hands-on journal-making workshop or art talk with Kari Rinn, director of creative arts at Haywood Community College, and Brad Cushman, gallery director and curator of exhibitions at University of Arkansas at Little Rock. They will be joined by artist Wendy Maruyama.*

 

* The luncheon, workshop, and art talk are by invitation to Lucy Morgan Leaders and special guests. Lucy Morgan Leaders contribute $1,000 or more to Penland School of Craft's annual fund each year.

 

1:00–3:00 PM, Books Studio

Core Fellows Open House

Core Fellowship Students exhibit their work.

 

1:00–6:00 PM, Books Porch

Massive Photo Booth

Commemorate your experience with complimentary photos taken with fun props. Upload and share your images instantly on social media. #penlandauction

 

3:00 PM, Drawing & Painting Studio

Friday Silent Auction Opens

Preview Friday Live Auction Work

 

4:00 PM, Northlight

Honoring Paulus Berensohn

Penland's 2016 Outstanding Artist Educator

 

4:45–6:30 PM, Drawing & Painting Studio

Cocktails and Silent Auction

 

6:45 PM, Auction Tent

Buffet Dinner

 

7:45–9:00, Auction Tent

Live Auction

 

9:00–11:00, Northlight

Saturday Auction Preview, Dessert, and Coffee

 

Saturday, August 13

 

9:00–10:30 AM

Coffee at the Barns

Resident Artists welcome guests to their studios in the Barns for coffee served in handmade souvenir mugs by Lori Buff.

 

10:00 AM–Noon, Northlight

Silent Auction

 

10:00 AM–Noon, Letterpress Studio

Core Fellows Open House

Core Fellowship Students exhibit their work.

 

10:00 AM–Noon, Books Studio Porch

Massive Photo Booth

Commemorate your experience with complimentary photos taken with fun props. Upload and share your images instantly on social media. Take a photo with your auction mug! #penlandauction

 

11:45 AM, Auction Tent

Buffet Lunch

 

1:00–3:30 PM, Auction Tent

Live Auction

 

3:30–5:00 PM, Horner

Penland Gallery Reception

Make a purchase of $100 or more at the Penland Gallery between Friday and Saturday of the auction weekend and you will be entered into a drawing for a $500 Penland Gallery gift certificate.

 

 

 

Absentee and phone bids are accepted for all auctions until noon of Friday, August 12, for a fee of $25.

 

Activities take place on the Penland campus in Mitchell County, North Carolina. All meals are included in the ticket price.

 

While you are at Penland over the weekend, we encourage you to visit artists' studios in the area.