Monday, October 18, 2010

15th Annual Hambidge Art Auction & Performance Gala Nov 18

A New Twist of Yearly Fundraiser to Support of Georgia’s Artist Residency Program
This fall, the annual Hambidge Center for Creative Arts & Sciences fundraiser comes alive with brief, dynamic performances throughout an evening highlighting the variety of art communities the organization serves. With participants in theatre, dance, poetry and visual arts, the 15th Annual Hambidge Art Auction & Performance Gala offers a stellar showcase in celebration of 75 years of nurturing brilliant artistic exploration and expression. In addition to the ongoing bursts of short performances, the event will feature a silent auction with pieces from 125 emerging and established artists from throughout the country. Guests will also enjoy organic and locally-grown cuisine from the Sun Dial Restaurant, Bar & View as well as signature cocktails and libations.

All proceeds go toward Hambidge residencies for today’s brightest artists and scientists at our 600 acre creative sanctuary in the Great Smokey Mountains.

TICKETS Thursday, November 18, 2009

VIP “Artini” Party 6 p.m.
General Admission Event 7 to 10 p.m.

VIP $150 includes access to “Artini” and entrance to event
General Admission $35 in advance or $50 at the door

To purchase tickets or for more information visit or call 706-746-7324.

Bradford Gallery (former Fay Gold Gallery space)
764 Miami Circle, Atlanta 30324

Dress: Casual chic

HOSTED BY AUCTION COMMITTEE- Jamie Badoud, Bonnie Beauchamp-Cooke, Lucinda Bunnen, Carolyn Carr, Doug Foltz, Judy Higgins, Yolanda Head, Malissa Ladd, Chester Old, Suzanne Shaw and Barb Williams

The Hambidge Center is funded in part by the LUBO Fund, the Fulton County Commission under the guidance of the Fulton County Arts Council, and the Georgia Council for the Arts through the appropriations for the Georgia General Assembly. The council is a Partner Agency of the National Endowment of the Arts.

The Hambidge Center for Creative Arts and Sciences welcomes artists to its pristine wildlife setting throughout the year. The Center is closed during the month of January for regular repairs and maintenance. Hambidge is located at 105 Hambidge Court, Rabun Gap, Georgia 30568. The mailing address is PO Box 399, Rabun Gap, Georgia 30568. Hambidge can be reached at 706-746-5718 or visited online at
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