In addition to our BLIND DATE WALL of works on paper for $150, and entertainment from Dad’s Garage, we will also be auctioning off one-of-a-kind experience packages. Enjoy evenings, events, and weekend trips led by artists, chefs, writers, curators, and even a blacksmith and a magician.
Art Crush Experience Packages:
Carolyn Milner Experimental Drawing Class for 4 people
Winning bidders and friends will get to create several works of art using non-traditional materials and drawing methods at Binders in Buckhead during an afternoon drawing lesson with Carolyn Milner. Participants will then get their very own pop-up gallery reception at Kibbee Gallery (complete with booze, snacks, and a gallery crowd) to display their newly created masterpieces.
“Gut Feelings” Dinner with Sarah Higgins & Von Diaz
Join Zuckerman Museum of Art curator Sarah Higgins on Thursday, April 20, for a chef-created concept dinner by Von Diaz, a “Gut Feelings” catalogue contributor, food journalist, and author of the forthcoming memoir and cookbook Gordita. Hosted at the Reynoldstown home of Sarah Higgins, the dinner will include original recipes by Von Diaz, two signed copies of the “Gut Feelings” exhibition catalogue, and a guided after-dinner gestational walk by catalogue contributor and artist, Erik Benjamins..
Urban Foraging with Justin Rabideau
Join Justin Rabideau artist and director of the Zuckerman Museum of Art, for an adventure in materials-gathering and art-making. Winning bidders will meet for lunch and then head off to forage for materials around the city of Atlanta. Then you’ll head back to Justin’s studio for wine and a demonstration in creating art from found objects and materials. Winning bidders get to keep the piece made by Justin that day!
Knife-Making with Goat N Hammer
Bring up to 10 people together to create railroad spike knives at Goat N Hammer! Expert blacksmiths Mark Hopper and Jessica Collins will lead the class and help all participants gain some measure of skill in the basics of blacksmithing. No experience is required for this class but there will be hard work and badassery involved. All participants must be 18 or older and wear non-flammable clothing.
Brain Fuzz Podcast & Kennestock Deep Dive
Join artists and Brain Fuzz podcast co-hosts Joe Camoosa and Matthew White for a day trip through Kennesaw and Woodstock. This includes a visit to the Zuckerman Museum, a beer growler and tour from Barrel and Barley, cocktails and appetizers at Freight Kitchen and Tap, vinyl shopping at MetaModern Music and a stop at the Archive of Creative Culture project inside a reimagined 1973 Argosy Airstream. Joe and Matthew will record a podcast episode for BrainFuzzPodcast.com. Admission fees, cocktails, appetizers, a growler of beer, and the day’s transportation to and from a central meeting location are all included. For up to four guests.
Epic Photo Essay Backpacking Adventure in NC
In this epic experience, Growl, the lifestyle and adventure photography duo of Justin Weaver and Chris McClure, will lead you and one lucky friend on an overnight backcountry camping trip in the mountains of North Carolina. Growl will document the experience and create a photo essay of your journey into the wild. The experience includes digital copies of the photo essay and two prints (16 x 24 inches) to show off to all your friends and/or to spice up that Tinder profile.
Living Room Magic Show from Out of Hand Theater
Invite up to 30 lucky people over to experience the mind-boggling magic of mentalist Matt Felten of Out of Hand Theater in your own living room. Witness the wonders of the impossible in this private performance. Have a drink, a laugh and prepare to be wowed. Date for the show must be arranged in advance with Out of Hand Theater, and must be used by May 15.
3-Day, 2-Night Art Trip to New Orleans
This experience in New Orleans includes a 2-night stay at Ace Hotel and a tour of the Joan Mitchel Center. You’ll enjoy cocktails from the Ace Hotel bar, oysters and a bottle of champagne at Seaworthy, two breakfasts or lunches at Josephine Estelle, an Ace Hotel lapel pin, and coffee from Stumptown Coffee. Professional travel planning services provided by Georgia Schley Ritchie of Century Travel. Must be used by May 15.