PASADENA, CA.- Off the Wall happens on Saturday, February 12, 2005, at 7 p.m., at the Armory Center for the Arts, 145 North Raymond Avenue, Old Pasadena. The evening promises to be an extraordinary occasion with a fabulous art auction. The auction ends at 9:30 p.m., at which time the evening continues with scintillating sights and sounds, projections and performances that you’ll only find at the Armory.
All proceeds from this fundraiser benefit the Armory’s programs for children, youth and adults, including contemporary art exhibitions, performances, art classes, and educational outreach programs to schools and the community.
Tickets are $100 per person. Dress will be cocktail attire with an artful flair, of course. All art included in the Art Auction is on view starting Saturday, February 5th, in the Armory’s Gallery. It is also viewable on the Armory’s web site, . The evening features a silent art auction including some of the finest contemporary artists in the country: Kim Abeles, Debra Aschheim, Walter Askin, Margaret Caldwell, Jo Ann Callis, Karen Carson, Eileen Cowin, Lorraine Cleary Dale, Laddie John Dill, Brad Durham, John Frame, Steve Galloway, Hector Garcia, Joel Glassman, James Gobel, Marvin Harden, Salomon Huerta, Stanton Hunter, Seth Kaufman, Sant Khalsa, Alice Konitz, Rockne Krebs, Mark Lere, John C. Lewis, Peter Lodato, Melissa Manful, Michael McMillen, Nancy Monk, R. Kenton Nelson, John Outterbridge, Laura Parker, Sarah Perry, Constance S. Pohlman, Astrid Preston, Dorothea Rockburne, Ed Ruscha, Ben Sakoguchi, Danny Shain, Susan Silton, Pae White, Carrie Whitney, Lisa Yu and many more. Fabulous modern and contemporary art literally comes to life, and off the wall, before your eyes.
Strolling supper will be creatively prepared and dazzlingly presented by some of Pasadena’s finest restaurants, including Gale’s, El Portal, Restaurant Hallie, Shiro, Kitchen for Exploring Foods, La Fornaretta, Parkway Grill, Celestino, Julienne, Il Fornaio, Heritage Wine Company and Bodega Wine Bar, and more.