|Wilmington, Del. - 24 September 2010 - The Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts announces its Fall 2010 Fundraising Event, |
small art BIG AUCTION, to be held on Saturday, October 23, 2010 from 8 - 11 pm. The evening features a silent auction of donated 8" x 10" inch works from local, regional, and national artists that will be sold for $100 each and a live auction conducted by local personality Fred Carspecken that will include big ticket travel destinations for the adventurous traveler. Event highlights include dancing to music by DJ Frosty of Philadelphia and food by nine local and regional caterers and restaurants. The press is invited to attend. General Admission tickets start at $85. Patron tickets starting at $250 will include a special preview event at 6:30 pm. To purchase tickets please visit our website at www.thedcca.org. Press: please contact Sara Teixido at 302-656-6466 x 7110 to be placed on the press list for the evening.
To arrange docent-led tours for DCCA exhibitions, contact the Education Department at 302-656-6466 x7101.
About the DCCA
The DCCA, a non-collecting art museum founded in 1979, presents between 20 - 30 exhibitions annually of regionally, nationally and internationally recognized artists that explore topical issues in contemporary art and society, as well as symposia, lectures and tours. The DCCA provides individual studios to more than 25 artists, who also exhibit regularly within its galleries and throughout the region. The DCCA presents a variety of educational and outreach programs, including programs that integrates contemporary arts into the public school curriculum, and artists' residencies that feature collaboration with underserved community groups. The center is housed in a renovated industrial building at 200 South Madison St. in the heart of the rejuvenated Wilmington Riverfront.
DCCA gallery hours are:
10 am - 5 pm Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
Noon - 5 pm Wednesday and Sunday
Admission is FREE
The DCCA is wheelchair-accessible. Visitors with special needs are encouraged to call in advance.
DCCA exhibitions and programs are made possible, in part, through individual contributions; membersʼ support; major grants from AstraZeneca, Bank of America, JPMorgan Chase Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts, and the Delaware Division of the Arts, a state agency dedicated to nurturing and supporting the arts in Delaware in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts; and by Amtrak - Official Transportation Provider for the DCCA.