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Live Auction - Muskegon Art Museum Muskegon Art
AfternoonIIEvening
MUSKEGON MUSEUM OF ART
103RD ANNIVERSARY GALA
Saturday, June 13, 2015
Manierre
Dawson
Afternoon II
(detail)
Oil on canvas
1913
Gift of the artist
1969.5
Live Auction
Celebrity Auctioneer
Dave Alexander
MLive/Muskegon Chronicle
Community Engagement Specialist
Preview this year’s auction items and
plan your bidding strategy now!
Live Auction Items
1. O CANADA! A MONTREAL ESCAPE.
This package includes two round-trip airline tickets from Grand
Rapids to Montreal, hotel accommodations for three nights at a
deluxe property, and two tickets to the Montreal Museum of Fine
Art. Must be redeemed by April 30, 2016. Based on availability.
Some restrictions apply. Arrangements made by Pro Travel.
Donated by Dan & Sheryl Kuznar
Value: $2,000
Minimum Bid: $1,000
2. HANDCRAFTED HOWARD MILLER CLOCK.
This handcrafted chiming mantel clock was hand made by one
craftsman requiring over 200 hours to complete! Iconic clock-maker
Howard Miller has been a Zeeland, Michigan company for nearly 90
years.
Donated by Dave Sawyer
Value: $700
Minimum Bid: $350
3. FIREFIGHTER FOR A DAY.
This is every kid’s dream day! A guest of honor with his or her
family (up to 4) will join the City of Muskegon firefighters for a
personal tour of the downtown fire station, pictures with the
firefighters, and as the guests of honor you’ll ride in the City
of Muskegon fire truck during the Labor Day parades (yes, two
parades!). Start the day with the downtown Muskegon parade and
end it with the Lakeside parade. Takes place on September 7, 2015.
Donated by City of Muskegon Fire Department
Value: Priceless
Minimum Bid: $400
4. A YEAR OF DINNERS FOR TWO AT COURSES.
Enjoy 12 dinners for two at the revered Culinary Institute of
Michigan’s Courses Restaurant. Dinner includes an appetizer,
entrée, dessert, beverage, and one complimentary drink per person
from the bar. Must be redeemed during open business hours.
Dinners must be redeemed by June 2016.
Donated by Baker College of Muskegon
Value: $750
Minimum Bid: $325
5. MUSKEGON MUSEUM OF ART—
PRIVATE PREMIUM PARKING SPACE.
Do you enjoy attending events at the MMA? Do you hate trying to
find a good parking spot? Let us help you solve that problem with
your very own private parking spot located just steps away from
the Museum rear entrance. Your reserved spot will be good from
July 1, 2015 through June 30, 2016. That was easy.
Value: Priceless
Minimum Bid: $500
6. CHICAGO OPERA TICKETS.
Two box seat tickets to the Lyric Opera of Chicago production of
Mozart’s The Marriage of Figaro on Saturday, October 24, 2015.
Donated by Robert & Sue Fles
Value: $550
Minimum Bid: $275
7. FLORAL DESIGN WORKSHOP FOR 10 AT WASSERMAN’S
FLOWER SHOP.
Join professional designer extraordinaire Skeeter Parkhouse for a
private hands-on floral design workshop at Wasserman’s Flower
Shop. At Muskegon’s oldest family business and florist, you know
you are in good hands. Fifth generation owners Angie and Troy
were named “young florists of the year” by the Michigan Floral
Association. They and their staff know good floral design and are
excited to share it with you.
Donated by Wasserman’s Flower Shop
Value: $500
Minimum Bid: $250
8. PLOUGH MAN, ORIGINAL OIL PAINTING
BY WALTER SHIRLAW.
This idyllic landscape painting is quintessential of Walter Shirlaw’s
(1838-1909) work. He studied at the Munich School in Germany
and by 1861 he was exhibiting in the National Academy of
Design. He was one of the first artists to have an exhibition at the
Hackley Art Gallery when we first opened in 1912 and many of
his pieces are part of the MMA’s permanent collection. A RARE
OPPORTUNITY!
Value: $6,700
Minimum Bid: $1,750
9. 19-INCH COIN PEARL NECKLACE BY FRAN FISHER.
Beautiful gold coin pearls are paired with a striking druzy pendant,
all hand knotted on silk thread and completed with a topaz clasp.
Fran meticulously plans her popular gala necklaces with the theme
in mind, so no doubt this necklace is perfect for Afternoon II
Evening.
Donated, designed, and crafted by Frances F. Fisher
Value: $600
Minimum Bid: $300
10.ARTPRIZE EXPERIENCE.
Get the VIP treatment at this
year’s ArtPrize! Parking is easy
and views of downtown Grand
Rapids spectacular at your
1 night private state at the
Westphal’s condo at River House
on the Grand River (sleeps
3-4). And after a day’s worth of
exploring ArtPrize, including a
private tour of the Grand Rapids
Art Museum from Executive Director and CEO Dana Friis-Hansen
(for up to 10 guests), relax and refuel with a gift certificate to Leo’s,
Grand Rapids’ premier fine seafood restaurant.
Donated by Steve & Rebecca Westphal, the Grand Rapids Art
Museum and Leo’s Restaurant
Value: $1000
Minimum Bid: $500
11.IRISH PARTNER PREMIER PACKAGE.
This package includes:
• Two large signs (18 x 24 inch) with your company name and logo
• 25 tickets to the MIMF
• 50 beverage tickets
• $100 in Blarney Bucks
• Listed in MIMF Program as a Premier Partner.
Donated by Michigan Irish Music Festival
Value: $1,100
Minimum Bid: $550
12.GEORGE NELSON SWAG LEG CHAIR BY HERMAN MILLER.
Designer George Nelson worked with Zeeland based Herman Miller
for over 25 years. The design for this chair started with the legs;
Nelson wanted them to be gracefully curved and made from metal.
It is clear to see that design for Nelson and Herman Miller has
always been about the whole product, not just bits and pieces. This
1958 designed Swag Leg Chair has truly stood the test of time.
Donated by Roger & Jeanne Knop
Value: $600
Minimum Bid: $300
13.PROGRESSIVE GOURMET DINNER FOR 8.
Includes appetizers, cocktails, dinner, dessert, and the appropriate
wines; hosted by and at the homes of MMA Executive Director
Judith A. Hayner, Senior Curator Jane Connell, and MMA Trustee
Frank Bednarek. Date to be arranged.
Value: $1,000
Minimum Bid: $500
14.PRIVATE 2-HOUR 1-DAY JET CHARTER FOR 6 TO 8 PEOPLE.
A private jet charter trip for two hours to a destination of your
choice with same-day return. Visit a city of your choice, e.g.,
Cincinnati, Pittsburgh, Minneapolis, Lexington, Nashville, or
Charleston. Date to be arranged.
Donated by Hines Corporation
Value: $9,000
Minimum Bid: $4,500
15.ST. PAUL BASEBALL INSIDER’S EXPERIENCE
Join your hosts, Twin City author and sports media person Thomas
Tuttle and his wife Elizabeth, for an insider’s baseball weekend in St.
Paul, Minnesota. Attend two Tigers/Twins games at Target Stadium,
if desired, watching from the 3rd row in exceptional baseball seats
down the left field line (prime foul ball territory, as well!), a 2 night
stay at Minnesota’s landmark hotel, The St. Paul (consistently
ranked among the country’s top hotels), and dinner with the Tuttles
at The Grill, St. Paul’s finest dining experience. Available dates are
September 14, 15, 16. Travel not included.
Donated by Thomas & Elizabeth Tuttle
Value: $1,000
Minimum Bid: $500
16.KAYAK OR PADDLE BOARD
KL Industries has put us afloat for this outdoor adventure. Enjoy the
West Michigan summer onboard your new kayak or paddle board.
Donated by KL Industries
Value: $500
Minimum Bid: $250
17.ALL ABOARD! PRIVATE MOVIE
ON THE LST DECK,
G & L CHILI DOGS, and
PIGEON HILL
CRAFT BEER BARREL
Imagine a perfect Muskegon summer night with up to 50 of your
family and friends aboard the LST watching your favorite classic
movie, eating G & L Chili Dogs, and enjoying a barrel of Pigeon
Hill craft beer. Your toughest decision will be which movie to pick.
Sounds good, doesn’t it? Date and weather dependent.
Donated by USS LST 393, G & L Chili Dogs, Tyler Sales,
Tim & Anne Erickson, and Jean Stevenson
Value: $1,500
Minimum Bid: $750
18.FRENCH DINNER PARTY FOR 12 AT HEARTHSTONE.
Enjoy a private French dinner party for 12 in the beautiful Suite 24
at the Hearthstone—now celebrating 40 years of excellence. Dinner
includes Champagne and bacon wrapped bread sticks, Escargot
de Bourgogne, natural Angus Beef Short Ribs Bourguignon, Salade
Lyonnaise, imported French cheeses, crème brulee and 3 bottles of
French wine.
Donated by Hearthstone
Value: $1,000
Minimum Bid: $500
19.1958 WAGEMAKER “WOLVERINE” WOODEN BOAT.
This Grand Rapids made Wagemaker Wolverine was recently
completely restored by MMA member and docent, Don Rohlck.
Don is a master craftsman and loves a tough project. Since he is
onto his next project, he wants to see someone else enjoy the
fruits of his labor in this beautiful classic wooden boat. The boat
is complete with Evinrude Lark 35 HP motor (50th Anniversary
Edition, the first with electric start), trailer (600 lb load capacity and
2-inch ball), life preservers, anchor, fenders, mooring lines, boat
hook, throw cushion, tool box, first aid kit, marine fire extinguisher,
American flag, and U of M flag.
Donated by Don & Jane Rohlck
Value: Priceless
Minimum Bid: $4,000
20. MYSTERY ITEM.
A large selection of Silent Auction items will also be on
display at the Gala…something for everyone!
All items for the live and silent auctions have been donated, and all
proceeds from the auctions will support the exhibitions and programs of
the Muskegon Museum of Art.
Auction Rules
• Successful live and silent auction bids are final. Returns or
exchanges are not accepted. All items sold “as is.”
• Winning bidders must make payment for all items secured prior to
leaving the Gala tonight and may pay by check, cash, or credit card.
• Successful bidders are responsible for arranging for specific dates,
as needed, for all dinner, event, trips, tours, and special outings
with the donor no later than February 28, 2016. Obligations by
donors to fulfill donaged items are cancelled after this date.
• Successful bidders are responsible for taking tangible live and
silent auction purchases home at the end of this evening.
Items can be picked up at auction tents with proof of purchase.
Arrangements to pick up large items must be made with staff by the
end of this evening.
• The Auctioneer will determine the bid increase required for each
live auction item.
• Payments by credit card (American Express, VISA, Discover, or
Master Card), check, or cash are accepted.