Appetite for Art Fundraiser:
A Night in Casablanca
Saturday, May 11, 2019
Of all the galas, in all the towns, in all the world, you walk into mine…
For one night only, Appetite for Art takes over the entire Kelowna Art Gallery and invites guests to an extraordinary celebration of visual art and fresh local cuisine – and the proceeds all go towards supporting educational programs at the Gallery.
CULINARY OFFERINGS FROM:
Waterfront Café & Catering • Joy Road Catering • Mission Hill Family Estate •
Sandrine French Pastry and Chocolate • Okanagan Spirits Craft Distillery •
Blue Mountain Vineyard and Cellars • BNA Brewing Co. •
Basil & Mint • Central Kitchen + Bar • NOMAD Cider
THIS YEAR’S THEME
This year’s gala will sweep guests away for “A Night in Casablanca.” Attendees can expect to experience the 1940s ambience of Rick’s Café Américain club inspired by the classic film, along with other spaces that pay tribute to the colourful fabrics and unique architecture of Morocco. This event will transform the entire gallery for one magical evening.
Attendees will be welcomed with a glass of sparkling wine, before enjoying delicious food and drink pairings, and viewing the stunning works of art assembled solely for the evening.
WORKS OF ART FOR AUCTION
This year, you can bid on the works of art before the event. The online bidding is now open and will close on Wednesday, May 8, 2019, at 5 pm. Bidding will then continue live at the event on Saturday, May 11, 2019.
AUCTION ITEMS AND PACKAGES
A collection of unique and one-of-a-kind packages will be assembled for guests to view and bid on. Some of the items will be part of a silent auction while others will be part of the Live Auction at 8:30 pm.
- glass of sparkling wine upon arrival
- food & beverage pairings from five of the region’s finest chefs
- live auction at 8:30 pm
- entertainment and performances
- emcee Chris Walker, host of Daybreak South on CBC Radio
WHY YOU SHOULD ATTEND
Proceeds from this fundraising event support educational and children’s programming at the Gallery, including our School Tour program, Family Sundays, art camps and programs for children, art programs for the vision impaired, programs for adults with diverse abilities, and Art Lab, our free creative making space.
Tickets are $120 each, or you can purchase a group of 4 tickets for $420 (save $60). This event is ages 19+. Tickets will NOT be available at the door.
Tickets are available for purchase at the Gallery, or by calling 250-762-2226.