Gatlinburg, TN –
All are invited to attend Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts’ scholarship fund auction Friday, Aug. 14.
Support a worthy cause and have fun at the same time.
Art lovers, collectors and friends won’t want to miss being a part of the bidding action for their chance to take home beautiful, one-of-a-kind artworks donated by Arrowmont’s instructors.
Free to attend, the auction will begin with a preview, bidder number registration and a silent auction from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. immediately followed by the live auction.
Auction guests are also invited to a pre-auction dinner at 5:30 p.m. in Arrowmont’s Staff House dining room for only $15 per person.
Dinner reservations along with payment must be made 24 hours in advance by calling Arrowmont at 865-436-5860 ext. 33.
If you are unable to attend, an Arrowmont staff member can bid on your behalf the night of the auction for those who register as an absentee bidder.
Absentee bids for selected artworks will be taken through the school’s website at www.arrowmont.org
A “Buy It Now” option is also available for the objects online. Absentee bidding registration starts Aug. 3 and will be accepted through 4 p.m. on Aug. 12.
If you have any questions, please call the development office at 865-436-5860 ext. 28.
This event is the third of four Friends of Arrowmont Scholarship Fund Auctions planned this year.
The last auction of the 2009 season is scheduled for Oct. 2.
Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts is a nationally renowned arts center that offers one, two-week and weekend workshops in ceramics, fiber, metals, glass, painting, mixed media, and woodworking for the beginner to advanced artist.
Students learn in professionally equipped studios on a 14-acre residential campus in Gatlinburg, Tennessee.
Five galleries, an art supply store, and artist resource center are open visitors year round.
For more information about Arrowmont’s programs, visit www.arrowmont.org or call (865) 436-5860.
Arrowmont is located between traffic lights #3 and #5 on the Parkway in downtown Gatlinburg.
Free parking is available on Arrowmont’s campus.
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