PHILADELPHIA, PA--InLiquid will be celebrating its 20th anniversary year as they host their annual benefit and silent auction on January 31st and February 1st, 2020. Friday, January 31st will be the special VIP Preview night. Saturday, February 1st will begin with a special open-to-the-public Family Day and Saturday evening, the Main Event will conclude the annual soiree. The honorary chairs will be Brigit Brust and Jamie Gordon of Space and Company. Tickets to both events are now available to the general public.
This year, and to celebrate InLiquid’s 20th Anniversary Season and 20th Annual Benefit, InLiquid has partnered with local interior designers to each create a vignette with artworks,
furniture, and home accessories. The designers will create home environments that InLiquid will then curate with some of the art that is on auction, allowing guests to envision the art in their own space and telling the story of how art can fit in one's home.
All items, including furniture used in the vignettes, will be included in the auction. In addition to artwork, many local businesses will be donating gift certificates, inventory items, and experiences that will be part of the auction as well.
On February 1st from noon to 3pm will be the first-ever Family Day, hosted by InLiquid, free and open to the public. Welcoming all families, InLiquid will open its auction floor to parents while inviting the kids to participate in a scavenger hunt along with other free art activities provided by Philadelphia Photo Arts Center, Second State Press, NLArts, and The Clay Studio.
A celebration of contemporary art, design, and craft, this much-anticipated event is not only a fabulous social happening but also a showcase for exceptional contemporary art encouraging all who attend that everyone is an art collector. The auction site is live where bidders can purchase tickets and get a sneak peek on items to bid on. Auction items will be available for
This Silent Auction is an Invitational art exhibition featuring 200+ works of contemporary art, design, and craft. The auction will also consist of donated items and gift certificates highlighting the region's best businesses and restaurants; these businesses range from cutting-edge experiences to traditional fine-dining.
The Benefit is a festive annual event that is an important source of funding for free public programming. Proceeds support the 501(c)(3) non-profit that serves and promotes the region’s visual artists while being a comprehensive hub and catalyst for the visual arts community. As InLiquid’s major fundraiser, the Benefit raises funds so that InLiquid can continue to promote Philadelphia’s thriving art scene. From our own programming of exhibitions across the city and in our own InLiquid Gallery, fulfilling our mission in promoting both hundreds of the region’s artists and the Philadelphia Visual Art Scene at-large. InLiquid has committed 20 years to activate Philadelphia-based artists and grow its art scene.
InLiquid’s annual event continues to grow in popularity attracting a diverse crowd of curators, collectors, art lovers, influencers, and professionals. More information can be found on www.inliquid.org/benefit.