MAC 2.0 – Annual Summer Fundraiser
The future begins now…
Help us to celebrate the future, as we look toward the next generation of our landmark institution. Join us for a special evening of futuristic festivities featuring original themed works of art by MMoA Elected Artists and Faculty, created specifically for MMoA 2.0. Mingle with other members of the community while sipping cocktails, enjoying delicious food by Go Fish, and dancing into the future with DJ Ryan Van Lew. Peruse exciting auction items, view a special raffle painting by Lisa Adams, and see what can be created when art and technology combine…
Funds raised at MMoA 2.0 will support Mystic Museum of Art’s mission of fostering creativity, culture, and community within our region and beyond.
Creative cocktail attire.
Tickets are on sale now for our MMoA 2.0 Raffle!
First prize in our raffle is a painting in acrylic and graphite on birch by Lisa Lyman Adams entitled “the pineapple. Homage to JJ Audubon,” valued at $2400. Second prize is a set of 4 tickets to Sunday Jazz Brunch at the Ocean House in Watch Hill, RI, valued at $225. Third prize is a set of 2 tickets to an event of your choosing at the Garde Arts Center, valued at $100. Visit MMoA to purchase tickets ahead of time, or purchase on site at the event. (Do not need to be present at event to win raffle.)
SILENT AUCTION PREVIEW:
Learn to Shoot Like a National Geographic Photographer!
Spend a half day with National Geographic photographer, Michael Melford and improve your photographic skills. Michael will take you through some of the basics of light, and composition and the digital tools in a “classroom” setting of his Mystic home, then take you out on location to apply what you have learned. Beginner to expert photographers are welcome. Donated by Michael Melford.
Art In the City for Two
Spend two nights at the historic New York Yacht Club and tour the Museum of Modern Art any weekend through June 30, 2015, based on availability. Excludes transportation, meals and beverages at the NYYC and must be accompanied by member, Andy Halsey. Donated by Andy Halsey.
Private Party at Courtyard Gallery
Host your own party in a unique, intimate setting reminiscent of the private gallery studios of Europe. Enjoy hors d’oeuvres, champagne, and art accompanied by live piano music. Hosts Del and Kristen Bach invite you and up to 30 of your closest friends for this one of a kind event. Date can be selected and arranged through the hosts. Donated by The Courtyard Gallery – Mystic.
Private Art Lesson with Sarah Stifler Lucas
Spark your creativity and learn new techniques during a 3-hour private art lesson with renowned artist Sarah Stifler Lucas at her Stonington studio. Sarah’s style combines the representational with the abstract, giving the viewer an ever-changing focus. She is an award-winning artist who has been part of MMoA faculty for many years. Donated by Sarah Stifler Lucas.
Accommodations for one night at the Mystic Marriott including breakfast for two. This destination is an architecturally stunning Connecticut hotel boasting 285 rooms with a swimming pool and fitness center. Donated by The Waterford Hotel Group.
A Year of Free Parking in Downtown Mystic
Enjoy stress free parking with a one year parking pass for the lot in downtown Mystic.
Jonathan Edwards Winery Package
Admission for two to the Fall Harvest Festival at Jonathan Edwards Winery, including three bottles of Jonathan Edwards wine. Enjoy the fall weather at this beautiful pastoral setting in North Stonington while listening to world class music. Donated by: Jonathan Edwards Winery.