5TH ANNUAL WAGMAG BENEFIT 2010 Advanced Viewing Thursday March 4th from 6-8pm during the DUMBO First Thursday event. March 5-7, from 1-6pm; March 12, from 1-6pm and March 13, from 1-4pm
Reception and Raffle of work March 13th, from 6-8pm Admission is $10, tickets for the artwork drawing are $175 till March 10th, after which $200
Tickets are available on-site, during the advanced viewing and online at: wagmag.org
WAGMAG is pleased to present its Fifth annual benefit to support its mission to promote the arts in Brooklyn. WAGMAG, a Brooklyn Art Guide is a 501c nonprofit, and the only Brooklyn art guide that chronicles the art activities of galleries and art events in Brooklyn, non-fee based on a monthly basis. WAGMAG lists galleries free of charge so it can be all inclusive and show the fullest vision of what the galleries in Brooklyn are doing. Our annual benefit is crucial to the survival of WAGMAG, and a great way to see the varied nature of art that is being created and represented in Brooklyn.
All galleries included in WAGMAG are have been invited to participate in this exhibition, as well as some prominent artists from the area. The resulting exhibition will not only generate much needed funding for WAGMAG but also reflect the spirit and personality of the Brooklyn art community.
This is a great event for art lovers in the area, with approximately 100 pieces of artwork generously donated by local galleries and artists for the raffle during the event evening, Saturday March 13, 2010 from 6-8pm. It will be held in the historic Gair No. 6 buiding, on the corner of Washington and Front Street in DUMBO, generously provided by Two Trees. There will be a festive atmosphere with food, drinks sponsored by Pernod absinthe and the Brooklyn Brewery. (must be 21 or over)
Where: 81 Front Street in DUMBO, Brooklyn. Advanced raffle tickets – $175 Tickets purchased after March 10th – $200 Each raffle ticket guarantees an artwork. Artwork will be selected on the benefit evening by a raffle-style drawing, that determines the order in which ticketholders make their selection.
All proceeds will go towards the operation and production of WAGMAG.