The Walker Art Center’s annual benefit returns! Meet us in the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden for a celebration with all the spectacular sights and sounds that you’ve come to expect from this late summer tradition: heavenly food, craft cocktails, a showstopping art auction, and sensational entertainment and dancing.
Proceeds support the Walker’s mission to empower people to experience the transformative possibilities of the art and ideas of our time and to imagine the world in new ways.
Tickets are now on sale. Purchase online using the below links, call 612-375-7600 (Mon–Fri, 9 am–5 pm), or visit the Walker box office (Thu, 11 am–9 pm; Fri–Sat, 11 am–6 pm; Sun 11 am–5 pm). Get yours before they sell out!
AVANT GARDEN 2022
Includes cocktail reception, gourmet small plate dinner at a seated table, premier silent art auction, and live program (estimated benefits value $750 and $1,250).
Trendsetter ($10,000) / 5 pm–12 midnight / PURCHASE TICKETS
Package for 10 guests.
Includes cocktail reception, gourmet small plate dinner at a high-top table, premier silent art auction, and live program (estimated benefits value $1,250).
Insider ($1,250) / 5 pm–12 midnight
Cocktail reception, gourmet small plate dinner, premier silent art auction, and live program (estimated benefits value $125).
Influencer ($125) / 8:30 pm–12 midnight / PURCHASE TICKETS
An indoor/outdoor experience with a perfect party ambiance set by local and national DJ talents, two drink tickets, and late-night treats (estimated benefits value $50).
ADD ON: Bottle Service Lounge ($5,000) / 8:30 pm–12 midnight
Enhance your experience with unlimited drinks and a seated lounge near the dance floor. Seats up to 6 ticket holders (estimated benefits value $500). Limited space available; call the Donor Line to reserve at 612-375-7641 (Monday–Friday, 9 am–5 pm).
AVANT GARDEN 2022 CO-CHAIRS
BIPOC ARTIST FUND CO-CHAIRS
HOST COMMITTEE CHAIR
Chris McDuffie, Co-Chair
Vanessa McDuffie, Co-Chair
Jahna Peloquin, Co-Chair
Greg Stenmoe, Co-Chair
Susan Blaska Lindahl