This year’s gala, titled Mask, Music, A Night in Venice, will be held on Saturday, September 21, 2013. As part of the gala,
a variety of items will be part of a silent auction. Those attending will have the chance to bid on the items below, with more expected to be added to the list.
All bids must be made at the Gala. No bid under the listed minimum will be accepted. A tax credit is available only on the amount bid and paid above the listed Fair Market Value.
Specially designed for the 2013 Museum Gala at IUP, to be unveiled at the event.
Fair Market Value: $500
Minimum Bid: $250
Dinner for six people with President Mike and First Lady Becky Driscoll at the president’s residence. “You will work with Becky to determine a date and style of the event—black tie, denim, or anything in between.”
Fair Market Value: $400
Minimum Bid: $200
Season tickets for two people to all events in the 2013–2014 season of visual and performing arts.
Fair Market Value: $836
Minimum Bid: $350
Signed by the artist, Chuck Olson, named a Master Visual Artist 2013 by Pittsburgh Center for the Arts. Acrylic on panel.
Fair Market Value: $800
Minimum Bid: $400
Minimum Bid: $400
Signed by the artist, Chuck Olson, named a Master Visual Artist 2013 by Pittsburgh Center for the Arts. Acrylic on paper, framed.
Fair Market Value: $5,000
Minimum Bid: $2,500
Custom-cast in plaster “for a willing person of your choice” by Becky Driscoll.
Fair Market Value: $200
Minimum Bid: $100
Glass lampwork beads, individually crafted by Karen Leonardo, with silver foil, crystal Swarovski spacers, and sterling toggle clasp.
Fair Market Value: $360
Minimum Bid: $180
Artist, Jerry McClure.
Fair Market Value: $600
Minimum Bid: $300
Two-night stay for two persons in the Hollywood Suite of the Farnsworth House Bed & Breakfast in Amish Country near Marion Center, Pa. King bed, hearty breakfast, near Smicksburg and artists’ studios.
Fair Market Value: $180
Minimum Bid: $90
Football helmet for display, signed by IUP football team members, and an IUP golf shirt.
Fair Market Value: $140
Minimum Bid: $75
Fair Market Value: $130
Minimum Bid: $65
Artist, John McCombie, Crooked Creek Gallery.
Fair Market Value: $350
Minimum Bid: $175
Signed by the artist, Kaoru Tohara. Archival inkjet print of the PPG tower in fog, edition 1/5, framed.
Signed by the artist, Cora Smith. Oil on panel, framed.
Minimum Bid: $150
Signed by the artist, Hsiao Busch. Acrylic on canvas, framed.
Fair Market Value: $275
Minimum Bid: $125
Signed by the artist, C. Daniel Graves. Etching, edition 14/200, framed.
Fair Market Value: $145
Signed by the artist, M. Pisano. Small aquatint, edition A/P, framed.
Fair Market Value: $95
Minimum Bid: $50
Colorful water scene, unsigned, framed.
Fair Market Value: $250
Six gala banners, each 84 inches high and 29 inches wide. Painted by artist-members of the University Museum Board of Directors under the direction of Cathy Paterson.
Fair Market Value: $100 each
Minimum Bid: $50 each
Signed by the artist, Donn Hedman. Oval serving dish with glazed design.
Fair Market Value: $75
Minimum Bid: $35
Porcelain, featuring botanical art from the Smithsonian.
Fair Market Value: $100
Brass with glass inkwells, ornate. Antique, by Virginia Metalworks, in excellent condition.
Fair Market Value: $150
Antique, circa 1900-1925 by Jennings Brothers, in excellent condition.
Fair Market Value: $125
Minimum Bid: $60
Antique, in very good condition.
First edition cast resin box with lid. Signed by the artist, IUP alumnus Robert Olszewski, Class of 1968.
Tucked inside the tote, a gift certificate for Tracey’s Upscale Resale.
Guest towels, specialty soaps, note cards, lined journal, decorative items.
Fair Market Value: $98
Gift certificates for three haircut and styling sessions and an express pedicure.
Fair Market Value: $120
Gift certificates for Benjamin’s, Roseann’s Everyday Gourmet, Rustic Lodge, and Tres Amigos.
Gift cards and certificates for Café Amadeus, Cozy Corner Café, and the Artists Hand Espresso Bar, plus bags of flame-roasted Sumatra coffee beans and Blood Orange herbal loose-leaf tea.
Fair Market Value: $71.64
For two adults, six lessons in basic Spanish, culminating in dinner (included) at Cozumel in Indiana. “Have fun as you learn basic vocabulary to survive in a restaurant atmosphere.”
Fair Market Value: $290
Eight bottles of selected wines from Spain, Australia, California, Georgia, and Rhode Island.
Skin products from I Do Therapy and gift certificates for Shear Therapy, Paul Boston Maximum Chiropractic, Intimately Yours, and Indiana Floral.
Fair Market Value: $320
Minimum Bid: $110
Artisan basket with gift certificate for Michael’s Crafts tucked inside. Arrange for a custom arrangement created by Michael’s floral designer, or create your own.