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2017 Annual Benefit
April 14, 2017, 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Please join us for our 2017 ANNUAL BENEFIT & ART AUCTION
Friday, April 14, 2017, 6-9pm
Center for Book Arts 28 W 27th Street, New York, NY 10001
We are delighted to announce that the 2017 Annual Benefit & Art Auction will be held at the newly renovated Center for Book Arts, on Friday, April 14, from 6 to 9 pm. Join us for a celebratory evening as we pay tribute to individuals who have made lasting contributions to book arts in the contemporary art world. This year we will be acknowledging the following extraordinary honorees:
David Platzker, Curator, Department of Prints & Illustrated Books, Museum of Modern Art
Bill and Vicky Stewart, Proprietors, Vamp & Tramp Bookseller
Ruth Lingen, Master Papermaker & Printer, and Director at Pace Paper
2017 Book Arts Advancement Award:
Skira-Rizzoli, Rizzoli New York, Charles Miers, Publisher & President
Purchase tickets now. Your support is crucial to the Center’s success. We thank you and look forward to celebrating with you. If you cannot attend, but would like to make a fully tax-deductible donation to the Center, you may do so on our Contribute page.
Now open for pre-bidding!
Here’s how to pre-bid: Browse the auction artworks, and then email firstname.lastname@example.org with the artist name and title, your initial bid, and your max bid for each item.
Become part of the Patron Committee of the Center for Book Arts’ 2017 Annual Benefit & Art Auction. By purchasing advance Patron tickets you will provide indispensable support to the Center and your leadership as a Patron will be acknowledged in the Benefit invitation.
Revel in the Center’s new galleries and reconfigured studios for a rousing night with great hors d’oeuvres and cocktails and an exciting live and silent Art Auction, as we celebrate our 2017 honorees. It will be a night to remember!
The Center thanks the following collaborators:
Auctioneer: Christina Geiger, Senior Specialist, Books & Manuscripts at Christie’s
Music: Christi Gehrisch Quartet
Catering: MYO MOE
Photography: Shannon Nallan
Award Design: Karen Gorst Calligraphy
Invitation Design: Corina Reynolds, Small Editions