STUDIO PARTY

Dinner with an artist, a live auction, drinks, dessert, and dancing to benefit McColl Center for Art + Innovation

You’re invited to Studio Party—McColl Center’s annual fundraiser and artist-focused evening that pairs renowned alumni artists-in-residence, both national and local, with Charlotte’s most passionate arts and culture supporters. All proceeds from Studio Party benefit McColl Center for Art + Innovation’s unparalleled and transformative residency experience for artists and our community.

THE EVENING

You’ll enjoy an intimate sit-down dinner with an artist in one of our studios, a contemporary art sale and live auction, and an evening of drinks, dessert, and dancing!

SCHEDULE

6:00 p.m. ✶ Cocktail Hour
7:00 p.m. ✶ Dinner with an Artist
8:30 p.m. ✶ Live Auction + Party

Shaun Cassidy, Andrea Chung, Carlos Estévez, Dustin Farnsworth, Maja Godlewska, Marek Ranis, Hongsock Lee, Anne Lemanski, Rashaad Newsome, and Fahamu Pecou

RESERVE YOUR SEAT AT THE TABLE

Contact April Vahey, Development Associate, to make your reservation at avahey@mccollcenter.org or 704-944-8234. You may also reserve below.

GOLD $5,000 [make your reservation online]
6 guests are invited to Studio Party / Select the artist you want to dine with during Dinner with an Artist / Gold Party Hosts sit at the artist’s table / Exclusive Cocktail Hour reception with artists / Live Auction + Party / Your name on McColl Center’s website and signage on the night of the event

SILVER $2,500 [make your reservation online]
4 guests are invited to Studio Party / Select the artist you want to dine with during Dinner with an Artist / Exclusive Cocktail Hour reception with artists / Live Auction + Party / Your name on McColl Center’s website and signage on the night of the event

BRONZE $1,000 [make your reservation online]
2 guests are invited to Studio Party / Select the artist you want to dine with during Dinner with an Artist / Cocktail Hour on the lawn / Live Auction + Party / Your name on McColl Center’s website and signage on the night of the event

INDIVIDUAL $250 [make your reservation online]
One guest is invited to Studio Party / Dinner with an Artist / Cocktail Hour on the lawn / Live Auction + Party

NOTE: Seated dinner capacity is limited and varies per space. We will do our best to accommodate your top artist choice, but studios are reserved on a first come, first served basis. Respond promptly to reserve your seats.

General admission tickets (Live Auction + Party access only) will go on sale soon.

CORPORATE PARTNERS

Would you like to support Studio Party as a Corporate Partner? Contact Alli Celebron-Brown, McColl Center’s president and CEO, at acelebronbrown@mccollcenter.org or 704-944-8225.

Images: 1) Shaun Cassidy. 2) Andrea Chung. Photo by Torrey Bailey. Courtesy of the artist. 3) Carlos Estévez. Courtesy of the artist. 4) Dustin Farnsworth. Courtesy of the artist. 5) Maja Godlewska. Photo by Brenda Foley. 6) Marek Ranis. Photo by Knut Aserud/Arctic Arts Festival. Courtesy of Arctic Arts Festival. 7) Hongsock Lee. Photography by John McKinnon. 8) Anne Lemanski. Courtesy of the artist. 9) Rashaad Newsome. Photo by Seth Caplan - Courtesy Rashaad Newsome Studio. 10) Fahamu Pecou. Photographed by Alex Martinez. Courtesy of the artist.