27th Annual Benefit Art Auction & Party
Sat. September 7, 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm This event has passed
The Peace Barn
Early Bird Tickets Go Live August 9
Join us in collecting the art of coastal Marin and more! The Annual Benefit Art Auction is the museum’s largest and most important fundraiser of the year and one of West Marin’s most highly regarded events. Your generous support benefits both the Bolinas Museum and our outstanding artistic community. This fun-filled evening begins with a social cocktail hour before the Live Auction featuring art by a diverse selection of local and Bay Area artists and galleries while the Silent Auction includes unique experiences and special offerings from Marin and beyond—there is sure to be something for everyone! Following the auction guests enjoy exceptional food and wine under the stars, and dance the night away in the iconic Peace Barn. Everyone is welcome to preview the Live and Silent lots during the Art Auction Preview Exhibition. Absentee bidding is available.
LIVE AUCTION ARTISTS: Robert Adams, Chester Arnold, Bruno Blunk, Pegan Brooke, Charlie Callahan, Tripp Carpenter, Windy Chien, Christo & Jeanne-Claude, Joel Coen, Christin Coy, Jon Francis, Elizabeth Gorek, Cynthia Ona Innis, Josie Iselin, Tom Killion, Kim Kitz, Marty Knapp, Annie Leibovitz, Michael Light, Alicia McCarthy, Barry McGee, Serena Mitnik-Miller, Gay Outlaw, Thomas Quinn, Clare Rojas, Sirima Sataman, Randall Sexton, Jenny Sharaf, Richard Shaw, Suzanne Siminger, Walter Blair Tom, Chris Whitefield, Ido Yoshimoto & others!
SILENT AUCTION OFFERS: Parkside Cafe Wood Fired Dinner for 12, Heath Ceramics Private Factory Tour for 6 plus Serving Bowl, Two Nights at the Bothie in Bolinas, Wine by Thackrey & Co., Birding with Keith Hansen for 10, Deeper Vision Surfboard Bag, Scribe Hacienda Tasting for 4, Surfboard Courtesy of 2 Mile Surf Shop, Pair of Custom Clogs by Bryr, Proof Lab Gift Certificate, An Herbal Sunset in Bolinas with Herbaceous Cocktails and Nibbles by Culinary Artist Nissa Pierson, Signed Joe Montana Poster, Private Vintage Vinyl Listening Session for 4 with Treasure Island Music Festival and Noise Pop Founder Jordan Kurland, Outerlands Gift Certificate, Black Rock Ranch Brunch & Farm Experience for 6, Chez Panisse Chef’s Table Dinner with Paired Wine for 2, Surf Lessons for 2 with Justin Caron, Amanda Ross Skincare Basic Facial and a Shamanic Energy Medicine Session, Bellwether Coffee Factory Tour and Private Cupping Session for 6, Two nights at Tomales Bay Resort, Harvest Dispensary Tour and Gift Certificate, Tailor Stitch Men’s Shirt, & more!
UNDERWRITING GENEROUSLY PROVIDED BY: Gretchen Hillenbrand and John Arlt, Wendy vanden Heuvel and Brad Coley, Barbara Ravizza and John Osterweis. Sabrina Buell and Yves Behar, Mary and Tony Conrad, Lara and Chris Deam, Chrysanthe Gussis and Jason Rosson, Nick Monsma and Steven Short, Joshua Robison & Michael Tilson Thomas, Michelle and Alan Sullivan, Renee and Claude Zellweger, Starrs and Will Arnot, Claudia Ceniceros and Eric McDougall, Katie Geminder, Kimberly Goosherst and Shervin Kheradpir, Jane and David Hartley, Jennifer and Josh Hatch, Patricia and Charles Raven, Jennifer and Michael Wechsler, Daphne and Robert Bransten, Richard Heckler, Vera Louie and Bill Braasch
DONORS IN-KIND: Idell Family Vineyards, Parkside Bakery and Cafe, Sally Robertson