connect + collect: Kentler Flatfiles Fundraiser Exhibition

A month-long series of events celebrating the Kentler Flatfiles collection!
Enjoy tax-free sales on Flatfiles artwork throughout the month of May.

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connect + collect: Kentler Flatfiles Fundraiser Exhibition

connect + collect: Kentler Flatfiles Fundraiser Exhibition
Alexander Gorlizki, Puzzle in a Quandary, pigment and gold on paper, 11" x 8.5", 2014 (Silent Auction)

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About the exhibition

Saturday, May 12, 6 – 9pm: Kick-off Party / Tickets @ $50 each

Join us at The Kick-off Party on May 12 and support Kentler with a night of art deals, door prizes, music, and a host of Red Hook specials! $50 ticket includes food, drink and mingling to benefit Kentler’s 2018 nonprofit programming. And DJ Bene Coopersmith from Red Hook's famous Record Shop will be spinning records!

Other Events in May:
Saturday, May 19, 3pm: "Curatorial Activism" Art Dialogue with Arezoo Moseni & Maura Reilly 
Saturday, May 26, 3pm: Art Tour with Mary-Beth Shine
Sunday, May 27, 4pm: Kentler Connects: Collectors - how to be a voice in culture today;  
panel discussion moderated by Robin Holder with Perian Carson (NYC) and Wes Cochran (The Cochran Collection, Georgia)

Join Me at Kentler 
meet-ups with Kentler Flatfiles artists and Advisory Board members throughout the month of May

Friday, May 18, 12pm: Meridith McNeal, Golnar Adili, Miriam Schaer
Saturday, May 19, 12 pm: Rachel Nackman with artists TBD
Sunday, May 20, 12pm: Heather Zises, Susan Newmark, Gelah Penn

#MyKentlerCollection Social Media Campaign: portraits of collectors and their Kentler collections

Kentler International Drawing Space is pleased to introduce a new fundraising campaign highlighting our vibrant Kentler Flatfiles collection. The connect + collect fundraiser, a sales event spanning the month of May, will kick off with a party on Saturday, May 12 featuring tax-free art sales, two silent auctions, raffles, prizes, and refreshments donated by local vendors. Additional events will take place throughout the month, including panel discussions, lectures, tours and benefit concerts.

BROWSE the KENTLER FLATFILES with over 2000 artworks. PRICES listed online during the May Fundraiser. For information and appointment to see specific works please contact the gallery.

The goals of the connect + collect fundraiser are to promote the value and accessibility of the Kentler Flatfiles, encourage collecting, bring new audiences to the fields of drawing and printmaking, support living artists, and fund our vital nonprofit programming in Red Hook and beyond. All proceeds will support Kentler’s 2018 exhibitions, public events, the Kentler Flatfiles and K.I.D.S. Art Education workshops.

Tickets to the kick-off event ($50 apiece) will be available for purchase in the coming weeks. Artwork prices will be visible on the website starting April 1 and all sales will remain tax-free throughout the month of May. Visit our Events page for updated information on additional fundraising events. 

Special Thanks to our Sponsors!
Baked, Court Street Grocers, Dolce Brooklyn, Dry Dock, Kevin's, Sixpoint Brewery, Southern Straws, Steve's Authentic Key Lime Pie, Wet Whistle Wines

Fundraiser Committee
Kate Arrington
Meredith Boggia
Lindsay Casale
Gail Flanery
Basia Grocholski
Robin Holder
Collie Holt
Elise Kaufman
Nancy Manter
Meridith McNeal
Danielle McConnell
Arezoo Moseni
Michael Shannon
Mary-Beth Shine
Joan Snyder
Heather Zises

For more information, email connectcollect18