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34th Annual For the Love of Art Gala & Fundraiser

VAE invites you to spend an evening celebrating CREATIVITY!

For the Love of Art Art Auction + Gala!
Raleigh Marriott City Center

500 Fayetteville Street, Raleigh, NC 27601
February 10, 2018, 6-11pm

Silent Auction: 6:00 – 8:15pm
Buffet Dinner: 7:00pm
Coffee & Cake: 8:00pm
Live Auction: 8:45 – 9:30pm

Non-Reserved Seating:
Tickets: $100.

Reserved Seating:
One reserved seat - $175 (Van Gogh sponsor)
Two reserved seats - $350 (Monet sponsor)

View more options for larger groups and sponsorship!

Registration: No paper tickets will be issued, however everyone’s name and or company will be at registration. It is important to check in at the registration desk to receive your bid cards, complimentary drink tickets, valet vouchers and program at registration.

Parking: Complimentary valet parking will be available for all guests. Make sure to grab a voucher at registration to use at the end of the evening. There is also plenty of surface and deck parking in the area.

Attire: The attire is black tie optional. Creative attire is appreciated! 

Sponsor & VIP Preview: Be the first to bid! Sponsors and VIPs are invited to arrive between 5-6pm to preview the artwork and register before the crowds! 

AuctionPay: For your convenience, VAE uses Greater Giving’s AuctionPay credit card terminals to process all purchases made at the auction. When you arrive at the event a VAE staff member will swipe your credit card to ensure a secure, accurate and speedy check-out. 

Drink Tickets: Wine, beer and spirits will be available throughout the evening. Two complimentary drink tickets will be give to each attendee and additional drink tickets and tickets for mixed drinks may be purchased at the event.

Earlier Event: February 7
Photographer's Group
Later Event: February 11
Tongue & Groove Open Mic