SPRING FEVER

1708 Gallery's Annual Art Auction

SPRING FEVER!

SATURDAY, APRIL 30, 2022 | 7:30 - 10:30 pm


Join us for our Annual Art Auction at Try-me in the Uptown Arts District at 1623 West Main Street. Spring Fever will have in-person and virtual options.

The auction is 1708's biggest fundraiser and each year it raises money for our exhibitions and programs, helping us provide crucial resources for our artists to produce and present artworks and programs for you!


Important Spring Fever dates: 

The Live Auction will take place in person and online on April 30.

The Silent Auction will open for free online bidding on April 20 and close May 1.


Auction artworks viewing hours at Try-me starting April 20: 

Wednesday, April 20 | 1 - 4 pm 

Thursday, April 21 to Friday, April 22 | 2 - 6 pm 

Saturday, April 23 | 1 - 4 pm 

Tuesday, April 26 to Wednesday, April 27 | 1 - 4 pm 

Thursday, April 28 to Friday, April 29 | 2 - 6 pm


PARTICIPATING ARTISTS 

Haseeb Ahmed, Meg Roberts Arsenovic, Nico Cathcart, Mahari Chabwera, Sam Christian, Peter Cochrane, Andrea Donnelly, Hillary Waters Fayle, Silly Genius, Hamilton Glass, Madison Hansen, Asa Jackson, Aimee Joyaux, Kirsten Kindler, Lilian Kreutzberger, Umber Majeed, Bernard Martin, Auz Miles, Brittany Nelson, Amie Oliver, Vesna Pavlović, Louis Poole, Justin James Reed, Senghor Reid, Samuel Richardson, Joseph Seipel, Leigh Suggs, Sayaka Suzuki, Kendra Dawn Wadsworth, Annabel Wrigley, Sarah Boyts Yoder


General admission tickets and sponsorship opportunities are available now!

Secure yours today



SPRING FEVER ADMISSION + SPONSORSHIP


FREE to register for a bid number!
(COMING SOON)

SPECIAL BENEFIT FOR FIRST-TIME SPONSORS: A special behind-the-scenes tour of 1708! Join us for a glass of wine, some tasty treats, and a chance to learn more about our artists and exhibitions and our future artists-in-residence program. We’ll even tour the building from our amazing basement to our rooftop!


$500 CABIN

  • Reserved seating for two
  • Open bar, hors d’oeuvres & valet parking
  • Invitation to the Spring Fever Preview Reception
  • Free delivery for all purchased artworks
  • $200 of the CABIN Level Sponsorship supports our Catalyst Campaign!


$1,000 LODGE

  • Priority seating for four
  • Open bar, hors d’oeuvres & valet parking
  • NEW benefit! Join us for a private Spring Fever Preview Party! Meet Spring Fever artists and take advantage of the Buy It Now option before the auction opens to the public!
  • Free delivery for all purchased artworks
  • Beverage service during the Live Auction
  • Sponsorship acknowledgment in press materials, event signage, website & emails


$2,000 CHALET

  • Priority seating for six
  • Open bar, hors d’oeuvres & valet parking
  • NEW benefit! Join us for a private Spring Fever Preview Party! Meet Spring Fever artists and take advantage of the Buy It Now option before the auction opens to the public!
  • Free delivery for all purchased artworks
  • Beverage service during the Live Auction
  • Sponsorship acknowledgment in press materials, event signage, website & emails
  • A half-page ad in the program


$5,000 GLAMPING

  • Priority seating for eight
  • Open bar, hors d’oeuvres & valet parking
  • NEW benefit! Join us for a private Spring Fever Preview Party! Meet Spring Fever artists and take advantage of the Buy It Now option before the auction opens to the public!
  • Free delivery for all purchased artworks
  • Beverage service during the Live Auction
  • Sponsorship acknowledgment in press materials, event signage, website & emails
  • A full-page ad in the program
  • Sponsorship recognition of a 2022-23 exhibition of your choosing




Spring Fever image created by Erin Willet