Bid on more than 140 original artworks by established and emerging artists in live and silent auctions at San Francisco’s premier visual art event. Sip luscious cocktails from the open bar, featuring Pernod Absinthe, and nibble hors d’oeuvres from Thomas John Events catering while bidding on fabulous, affordable local art. Bidding starts at 1/3 of the retail value!

Proceeds from the auction benefit all of ArtSpan’s programs, including Art for City Youth, providing arts education to 700 under-served youth, and San Francisco Open Studios, the city’s largest free visual arts event held each year featuring over 800 artists.

Saturday, March 27, 2010
SOMArts Bay Gallery
934 Brannan, San Francisco

VIP Reception, 6:00 – 6:30pm – $75 advance ticket sales only-hurry!
* Exclusive first viewing of artwork
* Champagne cocktails and gourmet hors d’oeuvres
* Preferred seating for live auction
* 5% discount on art purchases (up to $50 per purchase)

General Ticket, 6:30 – 9:00pm – $25 in advance / $30 at the door
* Open bar and light hors d’oeuvres
* Bidding starts at 1/3 of the retail value – an amazing deal on amazing art!
* Creative Cocktail Attire Encouraged

Purchase your tickets online.
NOTE: Pre-registration is available online to expedite check in and out; physical tickets will not be issued; your name will appear on the guest list

Photo credit: Herve Utheza