Join us for the Walker Art Center’s annual benefit and party of the year! The evening promises a signature Walker party experience with gourmet food, craft cocktails, a premier art auction, live music, and dancing.
Proceeds from Avant Garden support the Walker Art Center’s award-winning artistic and educational programs.
Tickets on sale May 21 online or call 612.375.7641.
Platinum Experience | 5 pm–12 midnight | limited availability
- $7,500 for 6 guests
Cocktail reception, high-top table with dinner, premier silent art auction, and live art experience auction, plus the Gold and Silver Experiences (estimated benefits value $1,025).
- $10,000 for 10 guests
All of the above, plus a limited-edition artwork (estimated benefits value $3,710).
- $15,000 Package for 10 guests
All of the above at a seated table with full service (estimated benefits value $3,710).
Gold Experience | 7 pm–12 midnight
$500 per person
Complimentary drinks and heavy hors d’oeuvres throughout the night, live performance, premier silent art auction, and late-night VIP lounge access, plus Silver Experience (estimated benefits value $155).
Silver Experience | 8:30 pm–12 midnight
$125 per person
Late-night sweets and savories, two drink tickets, and a DJ (estimated benefits value $75).
Add-On: Elevate Your Late-Night | 8:30 pm–12 midnight | limited availability
$2,500 Bottle Service
Reserved lounge and unlimited drinks near the dance floor. Seats up to 6 ticket holders (estimated benefits value $500).
Avant Garden 2019 Co-chairs
ACCESS Initiative Chair
Gold + Silver Committee
Cara Deanes, co-chair
Ana Haqq, co-chair
Debby Christakos, co-chair
Wim Stocks, co-chair
Mark Addicks and Tom Hoch
Karen and Kenneth Heithoff
Anne Labovitz and Bill Gamble
Robert and Rebecca Pohlad
RBC Wealth Management
Riley, Sirek, Mallery, Labovitz
Judith and Stephen Shank
Linda and Jesse Singh
Marge and Irv Weiser
Mark and Penelope Greene & Jim and Norma Leslie
Michael Peterman and David Wilson
Jaleh and Patrick Peyton
Laura and John Taft