connect + collect Fundraiser Events

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Saturday, May 12, 6 – 9pm: Kick-off Party - Purchase Tickets @ $50 each
Saturday, May 19, 3pm: Curatorial Activism: An Art Dialogue with Arezoo Moseni & author Maura Reilly 
Saturday, May 26, 3pm: SHINE NYC ART: Red Hook Connect Tour with Mary-Beth Shine
Pre-registration is required, and space is limited to 20 attendees.  
Cost: $50, which includes at 15% discount on any works purchased on the day of the tour.  click this email link to register
Sunday, May 27, 4pm: Kentler Connects: Collectors - how to be a voice in culture today;  panel discussion with Wes Cochran and Perian Carson moderated by Robin Holder 

Join Me at Kentler 
meet-ups with Kentler Flatfiles artists and Advisory Board members throughout the month of May

Friday, May 18, 12 - 2:30pm: Meridith McNeal, Golnar Adili, Miriam Schaer
Sunday, May 20, 12 - 2:30pm: Heather Zises, Florence Neal, Susan Newmark

#MyKentlerCollection Social Media Campaign: portraits of collectors and their Kentler collections

Kentler International Drawing Space is pleased to introduce a new fundraising campaign highlighting our vibrant Kentler Flatfiles collection. The connect + collect fundraiser, a sales event spanning the month of May, will kick off with a party on Saturday, May 12 featuring tax-free art sales, two silent auctions, raffles, prizes, and refreshments donated by local vendors. Additional events will take place throughout the month, including panel discussions, lectures, tours and benefit concerts.

The goals of the connect + collect fundraiser are to promote the value and accessibility of the Kentler Flatfiles, encourage collecting, bring new audiences to the fields of drawing and printmaking, support living artists, and fund our vital nonprofit programming in Red Hook and beyond. All proceeds will support Kentler’s 2018 exhibitions, public events, the Kentler Flatfiles and K.I.D.S. Art Education workshops.

Tickets to the kick-off event ($50 apiece) will be available for purchase in the coming weeks. Artwork prices will be visible on the website starting April 1 and all sales will remain tax-free throughout the month of May. Visit our Events page for updated information on additional fundraising events. 

Fundraiser Committee
Kate Arrington
Meredith Boggia
Lindsay Casale
Gail Flanery
Basia Grocholski
Robin Holder
Collie Holt
Elise Kaufman
Nancy Manter
Meridith McNeal
Danielle McConnell
Arezoo Moseni
Michael Shannon
Mary-Beth Shine
Joan Snyder
Heather Zises

For more information email: connectcollect18