Saturday, May 14, 2016
There’s a buzz in the air! One of the most talked about events of the year in Westchester, the Neuberger Museum of Art’s Paper Jam, is coming up on Saturday, May 14. Paper Jam is an amazing party and high-quality auction of artwork on, of, or otherwise incorporating paper, donated by contemporary artists and prestigious commercial galleries. Robbie Gordy of Christie’s is the auctioneer.
Paper Jam 2016 will feature works by artists such as Faith Ringgold, Pat Steir, Red Grooms, Chaim Gross, Alex Katz, and Yvonne Jacquette. The evening will include a silent and live auction. If you are an established collector or just starting out, you will find lots to love at this annual event that typically draws art lovers and culture buffs from far and wide.
“It’s an amazing opportunity to buy world-class art by some of the hottest contemporary artists, at special prices,” notes Tracy Fitzpatrick, Director of the Neuberger Museum of Art.
Paper Jam 2016 is slated for Saturday, May 14, at the Museum, located at 735 Anderson Hill Road in Purchase, New York. The event begins at 6:30 pm with cocktails, followed by dinner by the bite, and Silent Auction. The Live Auction begins at 8:00 pm, followed by dessert at 9:30 pm. The dress code is party attire. There is valet parking. Co-chairs of Paper Jam 2016 are O. Anthony Maddalena and Bonnie Klugman.
Funds raised from Paper Jam 2016 support the exhibitions and education programs of the Museum. Individual tickets are $150. There are ticket packages at various levels, as described on the Museum’s website, including the Parchment level at $6,000, Vellum level at $4,000 and Papyrus @ $2,000.
To purchase tickets, please visit www.neuberger.org. You can also contact Liz Hinden at 212-463- 0684 or via email at RuthSchwartzandCo@rcspr.com. Auction items will be available for previewing on our website, events.neubergerger.org, beginning on Saturday, May 7.
The Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase College, State University of New York is the premier museum of modern, African, and contemporary art in the Westchester/Fairfield County area. An outstanding arts and education institution, the Museum was conceived with the dual purpose of serving both as an important cultural resource to its regional, national, and international audiences, and as an integral part of Purchase College. Support for the Museum’s collection, exhibitions, publications, and education programs is provided by grants from public and private agencies, individual contributions, the Friends of the Neuberger Museum of Art and its Board of Directors, the Purchase College Foundation, and the State University of New York. Visit www.neuberger.org or call 914-251-6100 for general information and directions.
Photo: Guests admiring auction items (Photo: Lynda Curtis)
Event Location and Ticket Information
Neuberger Museum of Art Purchase College SUNY
735 Anderson Hill Road
Handicap Accessible? Yes
Date: Saturday, May 14, 2016
Times: 6:30 pm
Presenter: Neuberger Museum of Art
Presenter Phone: 914-251-6100
Presenter Website: www.events.neuberger.org