patrons’ show fundraiser Archive

45th Annual Patrons’ Show: Bigger and Better

Sunday’s Patrons’ Show was the best yet, with 687 amazing pieces of artwork taken one by one for new homes. As always, the crowd was energetic in making its feelings known, cheering and applauding — and groaning when favorite pieces were selected too early for its taste. Taking inspiration from the artists, patrons got Read more →

Get in on the Patrons’ Show Fun With a First Choice Raffle Ticket

With all 644 pieces now hung in the gallery and up on Flickr, ticket-holders to the Patrons’ Show are picking out their favorites — and back-up choices — for when their number is called at Sunday’s drawing. But what if there was a way to increase your chances of getting your very top pick? Read more →

Tales from the Patrons’ Show: Sara’s Story

At 45 years old and going strong, the Patrons’ Show — The Art League’s beloved annual fundraiser and art sale — has a long and storied history. We’ve asked show veterans to share their memories of shows past. Earlier, we heard from Todd about his chance introduction to the show. Longtime attendee Sara Glendinning Read more →

Tales from the Patrons’ Show: Todd’s Story

At 45 years old and going strong, the Patrons’ Show — The Art League’s beloved annual fundraiser and art sale — has a long and storied history. We asked repeat visitor Todd Webb, who generously hosted a site for Patrons’ Show ticket-holders before The Art League’s flickr page, to share his memories of shows Read more →

Patronize the Patrons’ Show

The Patrons’ Show drawing on February 19 has been moved up one hour to 4:00 pm! Donations for the 2012 Patrons’ Show are already pouring in from artists — but like the lawn flamingos in Nancy Garcia’s colored pencil donation, Sweet Dreams Til Spring, these works of art are hibernating until February, when hundreds Read more →

If This Wall Could Talk

The Art League Gallery underwent a minor beautification procedure today after years of nails finally took their toll on one section of wall. One might say it suffered for its art: Nail holes from month after month of successive exhibits turned the drywall into Swiss cheese, rendering it unsuitable for hanging and necessitating repairs Read more →