Friday, November 09, 2007

Claremont Museum of Art: Velocity 2007

The Claremont Museum of Art is hosting Velocity 2007 this coming weekend. I was honored to be invited to contribute a piece to the museum's fundraising event. This event is dedicated to the work and vision of Milford Zornes who will be celebrating his 100th birthday on January 25th.

Velocity 2007 is a contemporary art auction to benefit the new museum in Claremont:

Auction Preview:

Friday, November 16, 2007
6:00 PM-8:00 PM

Art Auction and Reception:
Saturday, November 17, 2007
Silent auction and reception: 7 to 8:30 p.m.
Live auction 8:30 to 10 p.m.
Guests will enjoy hors d’ oeuvres by Three Forks Restaurant 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.

Auction Tickets:
$100 per person
Special High Speed package: $1,000 (includes six tickets, free membership, and other benefits)

Tickets and Contact:
Evonne Gallardo, Director of Development, Telephone: (909) 621-3200 ext. 103


Join William Moreno, Executive Director, Pilar Tompkins, Curator and Mike Verbal of Claremont Fine Art
for a discussion on approaches to collecting art
Tuesday, November 13, 2007
6:00 PM-8 PM
General Admission: $5.00
Members: Free

The Claremont Museum of Art
536 West First Street (at Indian Hill)
Claremont, CA 91711

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