DAG raising funds with Sweet Arts event

Feb. 07, 2013 @ 03:17 PM

The Durham Art Guild’s 19th Annual Sweet Arts Art Auction and Fundraiser will be held Feb. 15 from 7-10 p.m.  This year’s event features heavy hors d’oeuvres and sweet treats from Durham restaurants Loaf, Watts Grocery and Hummingbird Bakery as well as a cash bar and coffee service provided by the Washington Inn.
Sweet Arts features a live and silent auction of artwork by some of the region’s leading artists and some wonderful experiences, including a night at the Washington Inn and Golf Resort with breakfast at the Fairview Restaurant; a weekend in New York City at private apartment and $200 gift certificate for American Airlines; a spa package from The Retreat Spa of Durham; and a family membership for one year at the Nasher Museum of Art.
Sweet Arts will be held in Golden Belt’s Building 6, 807 E. Main St., Durham, NC 27701, located at the corner of Fayetteville (Elizabeth) and Main streets in downtown Durham. Tickets to the event are $30 in advance at dag19thannualsweetarts.eventbrite.com or www.durhamartguild.org.  The price is $35 at the door.  Each ticket holder also receives a voucher for one free drink during the night of the event.
This year art will be available for preview leading up to the gala Saturday from 6-8 p.m. and Monday through Feb. 15 from 5-7 p.m.
All event proceeds support exhibitions, programs, productions and operations of the Durham Art Guild. For more information about this event or about DAG, please contact Durham Art Guild Gallery Director Katie Seiz at 919-560-2713 or by email at gallerycoordinator@durhamartguild.org.