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Claremont Museum of Art Fall Gala 2015

All Aboard for Art

Saturday, September 26, 5:30 p.m. at the Claremont Depot

Maureen Wheeler, Claremont Depot, c.2011, linocut

Maureen Wheeler, Claremont Depot, c.2011, linocut

To view a photos of the event, click here.

Please join fellow art lovers, artists, patrons and collectors on Saturday, September 26, beginning at 5:30 pm, for our fourth Fall Gala, All Aboard for Art.

Against the stunning backdrop of the historic Claremont Depot, we will dine al fresco on a sumptuous dinner by Chef Henry Gonzalez of Spaggi’s, accompanied by music from the Jazz Doctors. The event, benefiting the Claremont Museum of Art education programs, will include a silent and live auction of unique art objects by Jean Ames, Karl Benjamin, Lucette Bourdin, Tom Herberg, Joella Mahoney, Harrison McIntosh, James Strombotne, Chris Toovey, Maureen Wheeler and Milford Zornes as well as art related activities. And get ready to capture your most creative poses in our photo booth, open all evening.

Gala tickets are $100 for members and $125 for non-members. To request an invitation, please contact Marilyn Ray at marilynray348@gmail.com or call 909-917-6511. Not a current member? Click here to join or renew now to save on Gala tickets.

This will truly be a wonderful event, thanks to the many gala supporters including Sandra Baldonado, Barbara Brown, Peggy A. Carlson of Wealthcare Capital Management, the City of Claremont, Jill Fulton, Gould Asset Management, Marguerite and Harrison McIntosh, Dr. Janet Myhre, Marilyn Ray, Chef Henry of Spaggi’s, Georgette and Joseph Unis, Mary and Fritz Weis, and David and Ahlene Welsh.

Please consider becoming an event sponsor, as well as attending our fun evening. Your sponsorship gift will assist the Museum in funding its art education programs in the Claremont schools, and provide events and activities for art enthusiasts of all ages.

See you at the Depot!

Claremont Museum of Art Presents VELOCITY 2007, a Contemporary Art Auction Saturday, November 17

(November 8, 2007)—The Claremont Museum of Art presents its first annual contemporary art auction, VELOCITY 2007, on Saturday, November 17, 2007. The evening, which benefits the Museum’s exhibitions and programs, is dedicated to the work and vision of Milford Zornes on the occasion of his Centennial celebration.

VELOCITY 2007 offers art enthusiasts an exceptional opportunity to bid on art from established and emerging artists working in a variety of media.

The silent auction and reception take place from 7 to 8:30 p.m., and the live auction program is from 8:30 to 10 p.m. Guests will enjoy hors d’ oeuvres by Three Forks and a hosted bar throughout the evening. Music will feature the sounds of Refugio Latin Jazz Trio.

Attendees will also be engaged with Fotoaktion, an interactive photography project by San Diego-based artist Perry Vasquez. With Fotoaktion, Vasquez bring the props, costumes, lights, and camera, and event attendees dress up and trip their own photo.

The following artists generously donated artworks for this event: Fumiko Amano, Dawn Arrowsmith, Ellen Babcock, Karl Benjamin, Barbara Beretich, Enrique Castrej_n, Steve Comba, Hollis Cooper, Zoe Crosher, Paul Darrow, Luis Delgado, Ron Feldman, James Fuller, Margaret Gallegos, Gary Geraths, Ed Gomez, Crispin Gonzalez, Rebecca Hamm, Angela Hennessy, Tom Herberg, Luis Hernandez, Germ_n Herrera, Janice Hoffmann, James Hueter, Christopher Irion, Ellen Jantzen, Kevan Jenson, Jennifer Kaufman, Ken Johnson, Kristie Lippire, Miguel Lopez, John Lucas, Andree Mahoney, Jerome Edward Mahoney, Jane Marquis, Rebecca Martinez, Harrison McIntosh, Blue McRight, Rebecca Miller, Miguel Osuna, Vincent Ramos, Roland Reiss, Albert Reyes, James Sansing, Martha Saudek, Elizabeth Sides-Preston, David Svenson, John Svenson, Ruth Trotter, Linda Vallejo, Perry Vasquez, Matt Wardell, Antrese Wood, Michael Woodcock, Suzan Woodruff, Liat Yossifor, Connie Zehr.

Auction tickets and packages begin at $100 per person. Event access also includes entry to the Auction Preview on Friday, November 16, 2007, from 6 to 8 p.m., which marks the official opening of the silent bidding.

To compliment the Art Auction, on Tuesday, November 13, 2007, from 6 to 8 p.m., Museum Executive Director William Moreno, Curator Pilar Tompkins, and Claremont Fine Arts President Mike Verbal will lead a panel discussion on approaches to collecting art. General admission is $5.00, and members are admitted free.

A special High Speed package is available for $1,000 and includes: a special listing in the event program book; six tickets to the auction, preview, and panel discussion; and a Sustaining Museum Membership (a $500 value) with a wide variety of benefits and activities.

For more information or to purchase tickets, please contact Evonne Gallardo, the Museum’s Director of Development, at (909) 621-3200 ext. 103 or info@claremontmuseum.org. All
proceeds benefit the Claremont Museum of Art’s exhibits and programs and are tax deductible to the extent permitted by law.

All events take place at the Claremont Museum of Art, located at 536 West First Street inside the Packing House.

About the Museum: The Claremont Museum of Art is a regional museum of international significance, exhibiting art connected to Claremont as well as art from around the world. In
addition to a diverse slate of exhibits, the museum features an eclectic store offering contemporary and unexpected gifts from around the world. A comprehensive slate of educational programming and events are offered for all ages. Claremont Museum of Art is an independent, nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization.

On View Through December 30: The Claremont Museum of Art presents Ephemeral: Explorations in Light, a multi-media show on light featuring dynamic installations and sculptures by Iñaki Bonillas (Mexico City), Elaine Buckholtz (San Francisco), Thomas Glassford (Mexico City), Won Ju Lim (Los Angeles), and C.E.B. Reas (Los Angeles).