Root Division's 8th Annual Art Auction

Root Division's 8th Annual Art Auction

Jess Watson
Oct 20, 2009

Do you: a) need quality, affordable art for your home, b) believe that hanging out with friends over cocktails makes for a perfect Thursday evening, c) enjoy supporting local emerging artists and free after school arts programs for kids in the Bay Area? If you answered yes, we think you are pretty awesome and we have the ideal event for you!

This Thursday evening, enjoy good company and friendly competition as Root Division hosts its 8th Annual Art Auction. With a wide-ranging mix of artwork from over 125 Bay Area established and emerging artists, the odds are good that you will be able to take home something inspiring and affordable.

A VIP Reception with passed appetizers, specialty cocktails, and VIP gift bags begins at 6:30 pm, general admission begins at 7:30 pm and the art auction starts at 8:15 pm. VIP tickets are $60 and general admission tickets are $25. Buy now via the Root Division website as this event usually sales out. Also note that ticket prices go up to $75 for VIP and $35 for general tickets tomorrow.

If you would like to see more of the art that will be available or just want to snag a piece before the auction, check out the online auction ahead of time.

If you still aren't convinced, here is more about the great organization that this auction will benefit:

Root Division is an arts and arts education non-profit located in the Mission District of San Francisco. Root Division's mission is to improve appreciation and access to the visual arts by connecting personal inspiration and community participation. We provide subsidized studio space to working artists in exchange for their service in creating shared learning opportunities for the community. Artists develop creatively and professionally by teaching art to underserved youth, leading adult education classes, and producing exhibitions that showcase local emerging artwork. By combining multiple opportunities for creative exchange, Root Division cultivates an artistic ecosystem that enriches life throughout the Bay Area.

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