ANNUAL BENEFIT DINNER AT ARION PRESS,
To Reserve: Print out this page and mail it with your check made out to the nonprofit Grabhorn Institute, or submit a reservation by phone, fax, or email:
THE GRABHORN INSTITUTE
ANGEL: $15,000. Recognition from the podium, in the invitation and dinner program. Seating to be determined.
PATRON: $10,000. Table of ten, with recognition from the podium and in the invitation and program.
SPONSOR: $5,000. Table of ten, with recognition in the invitation and program.
FRIEND: $1,000. One ticket, prime seating, with listing in the program.
REGULAR: $350*. Individual ticket.
*Online purchase of $350 (individual) tickets is temporarily suspended, owing to demand. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org to be put on a prioritized list, or check this site after April 9. Online purchase of $1,000 (friend) tickets and of tables may be done below.
DONOR: I cannot attend and am making a fully tax-deductible donation on this occasion.
Table Hosts and Friends will be invited to a pre-dinner reception with the artist.
You may purchase tickets and tables securely online now:
We would like to acknowledge your support in our printed invitation. Please arrange your table or corporate donation soon so we may do that. This our only fundraiser during the year and we rely on its proceeds to sustain our unique and historic operation. Generous donations are appreciated. Your donation is tax-deductible except for $50 per dinner.
SILENT AUCTION OF CHAGOYA PRINTS
Enrique Chagoya has donated two original prints to the Grabhorn Institute benefit. “Untitled (The Near-Distant Jungle)” (2014), depicting the effect of rising seas from global warming, etching and aquatint in colors, image 17-3/4 x 23-1/2 inches, sheet 25-3/8 x 30-1/2 inches. “Ridiculous Folly”, from the series “Los Disparates (2014-2015)”, depicting immigants on a tree limb, etching and aquatint with letterpress remarques, after Goya’s etchings of the same title, image 8-1/4 x 12-1/2 inches, sheet 16 x 19-1/4 inches. Bids on each of the two prints must be of at least the retail price ($1,200 for each). The amount of winning bids over value may be tax deductible. Enter bids by contacting the Grabhorn Institute by email or in person or by phone during cocktails at the benefit. View images and submit your bid.
The Arion Press Paradise Lost by John Milton and accompanying suite of thirteen William Blake prints will be raffled during the dinner. It is edited by John T. Shawcross and introduced by Helen Vendler. The full-scale color digital facsimiles are of Paradise Lost watercolors by William Blake in the collection of the Huntington Museum and Library. Read more here. The winner need not be present.
The price is $100 per ticket or $500 for a batch of seven. Purchase tickets online below, or call 415-668-2548.