The Miller Art Museum invites you to support its efforts to ensure the visual arts remain a vital piece of Door County’s cultural tapestry by joining us from the safety of your home for a comfort-themed virtual fundraising event sure to surprise and delight!
AUCTION + ABOUT
Keynote speaker Sarah Chance will emcee the event and guide attendees through an evening of tributes by those who serve and are served by the organization, a silent auction and highlight of the event: A behind-the-scenes view into the fascinating glass casting process with featured artist Stephanie Trenchard of Popelka Trenchard Glass. The evening will culminate with the auction of a cast glass sculpture commissioned specifically for the event featuring Jessie Kalmbach Chase, a pioneering female artist working on the Door Peninsula in the early-to-mid 1900s. The piece honors the connection to museum namesake Gerhard CF Miller and Women’s History Month, celebrated annually in March. In addition to the Trenchard original, the silent auction will feature an addtl. 20+ lots with fantastic variety including art-related gifts and dining, lodging and gift certificates. The Bidding Owl auction is set to debut on Fri., March 19 at 6pm and will close Mon., March 29 at 8pm CST. Registration is required to participate in the auction.
Tickets for the virtual event can be purchased using the tickets options at right. Prices vary and, not including a base ticket for admittance to the event, includes a selection of three dinner boxes that offer an assortment of local cheese, dried fruit, pot pies—the ultimate in comfort—dessert, and a voucher for wine from Madison Avenue Market. The ‘Comfort Level Box 4’ option will feature an original 8” x 8” work by one of 20 Door County artists. Click the 'GET TICKETS' menu bar at right and click on 'SHOW DETAILS' for individual box descriptions.