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Silent Auction
Contribution Deadline:
April 28, 2008



ARLIS/NA 2008 Conference Fundraiser

A silent auction benefiting the Society will be held on Saturday, May 3, 2008, at the Annual Conference in Denver.  Starting at 9:30am when the Exhibition Hall opens, bidding begins on items donated by ARLIS/NA members, chapters, exhibitors and corporate donors.  Come early and bid often!

Donating to the Auction

Individuals and chapters are encouraged to participate in this fundraising activity for the Society.

Donations may include a wide array of material: handicrafts, publications, gift baskets, jewelry, handmade toys, quilts, regional foods and beverages (must not require refrigeration), and works of art.  Remember, purchasers must transport or ship items home.

Complete the Donation Form online and submit by April 28, 2008
  • If you can send a digital image of your item, we will post it to the Denver conference website prior to the conference.
  • Send JPEG image to Nina Stephenson at nstephen@unm.edu.  Be sure to indicate “ARLIS/NA auction” in the subject line and the title of your donation in the email message.

Submission Guidelines

  • Deadline for Donation Forms is April 28, 2008
  • Donors are responsible for shipping or transporting their artwork to the conference.
  • All items must be accompanied by a copy of the Donation Form.
  • Items delivered in person should be taken to the ARLIS/NA Registration Desk before 5 p.m. Friday, May 2nd.
  • For items to be shipped, send them to arrive no later than April 28, 2008.
    (Do not ship to the conference hotel)

Shipping Address

Ship donations to:

Leslie Trumble, Director
Visual Media Center
School of Art and Art History
University of  Denver
2121 E. Asbury Ave.
Denver, CO 80208

Email: ltrumble@du.edu

The Silent Auction Event

This year the Silent Auction will be held for one day, Saturday, May 3, 2008. The Silent Auction begins when the Exhibits open at 9:30am and will close at 6:15pm during the Silent Auction Happy Hour.
Come early and bid often!

Items will be accompanied by a bidding sheet for written/silent bids. Items will be sold to the highest bidder. 

Members with winning bids will be announced during the Happy Hour. Winners are responsible for paying for their items at the registration desk prior to claiming them. Items must be picked up by 12 noon on Monday, May 5th, at the temporary ARLIS/NA headquarters in the hotel.

Purchasers planning to ship items from the hotel are responsible for preparing items for shipment: Shipping is available through the hotel’s FedEx/Kinko's Business Center.

ARLIS/NA reserves the right to refuse donated items on the basis of quality, size restrictions and space limitations.

Unsold or unclaimed items will be returned to the donor after the auction.

For more information on the auction or shipping, please contact:

Nancy Pistorius, Chair
ARLIS/NA 2008 Silent Auction Committee
Zimmerman Library
MSC05 3020
1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM 87131-0001
Email: pistoriu@unm.edu

Silent Auction Coordinator:
Nancy Pistorius, pistoriu@unm.edu

Donation Photo Gallery:
Nina Stephenson, nstephen@unm.edu

Committee Members:
Leslie Abrams, Nina Stephenson, and Audra Bellmore

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