Artist Donations to the 2018 Glass Auction

We invite you to participate in our 19th annual Glass Auction and Gala fundraiser, which is being held this year on Saturday, October 6.

Glass artwork, from artists like you, is central to the Museum’s identity. We use glass art throughout the Museum, and in our outreach programs as well, to inspire dialogue around key issues relating to liberty and the power of self-expression through art. That is why an auction devoted to glass art is an essential source of our funding.  Our Tours and Workshops for Youth, Teacher Professional Development Workshops, Diversity and Inclusion Training, and the year-long Young Heroes Outreach Program are all funded through our annual Glass Auction & Gala.

We would be extremely grateful if you would provide a piece to include in our Glass Auction this year. If you have any questions, feel free to email us or call us at 215-925-2800 ext. 117 or 115.

Here’s a sample of the artwork that will be featured in this year’s auction – items not to scale.

 

The entire DONATION AGREEMENT can be completed online below. There are five sections in the form. Here is what you will be asked to provide. We suggest you have everything ready to upload before you begin.

1. Registration Information — This is the top section of the online form. It includes contact information; information for our Auction catalog; information about the artwork you are donating; and details about commission, shipping, and attending the Auction.

2. Terms of Agreement — The terms are included directly on the online form or you can print this pdf.   You will be asked if you accept the terms as you complete the form.

3. Bio — You will be asked to upload a bio of 125 words max in MS Word format for our Auction catalog.

4. IRS W-9 Form Click here for printable form. If you are a US resident who chooses to receive funds from the sale of your artwork, you will be asked to upload your signed W-9 form.

5. Image of donation for the Auction catalog
(300 dpi jpeg, min. 5”x7”) — You will be asked to upload a photo of your donation, or you may request that NLM photographs your work for you.

If you prefer to use a printed form and register via email, click here for a pdf.  


2018 GLASS AUCTION DONATION AGREEMENT

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Check our events calendar for complete details.

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Learn more and purchase your tickets or sponsorship soon.

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Destined for the Stars, a solo exhibition of painted glass, aluminum, and mixed media wall-reliefs. will be on display in our GlassAccess Gallery from August 2 - December 2, 2019. In this exhibit, artist Ricky Bernstein celebrates victories over life’s everyday challenges, making the point that we are all heroes in our own right.

Destined for the Stars will kick off with an Opening Reception on Friday, August 2 from 5:30-8:30pm. Attendees will get a first-look at the show, meet the artist, and enjoy light refreshments. Learn more and register for the Opening by clicking here.

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Learn more and reserve your place today by clicking here.

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