Save The Date For The Great Art Heist

By on August 25, 2022

Presented by TowneBank

Mark the calendar for The Great Art Heist, Dare Arts’ fundraising auction, which will open in their Gallery in downtown Manteo on Friday, October 7.

The Great Art Heist is Dare Arts’ only fundraiser of the year, so our community’s participation is vital to supporting the arts on the Outer Banks,” said Event Chairs Bea Basnight and Gail Midgett. “We hope you will bid in-person and online to snatch up some amazing art and help us meet our fundraising goal for 2022.”

Bidding will begin at 6pm on Friday, October 7 in Dare Arts’ Courtroom Gallery with a special reception including a live jazz performance. Online bidding at DareArts.org/artauction will begin at the same time.

“Many of our generous artists have donated some of their best work to this year’s Art Heist,” said Dare Arts Gallery Manager Tiffany Lindsey. “We expect the bidding to be lively and competitive.”

Artists willing to donate a piece of artwork or a performing arts experience to The Great Art Heist can email Dare Arts Gallery Manager Tiffany Lindsey at DareArtsShows@gmail.com to coordinate details.

Private viewings of The Great Art Heist will be available throughout October. To schedule a private viewing with a group of friends or for your business, please email Dare Arts Executive Director Jessica Sands at DareArtsInfo@gmail.com.

Final bids must be in by 8:00pm on Friday, October 28.

TowneBank presents Dare Arts with sponsorship check. L-R- Taylor Sugg, TowneBank Northeastern North Carolina president, Event Chairs Bea Basnight and Gail Midgett, Dare Arts Executive Director Jessica Sands, and Dare Arts treasurer Landon Price. (Photo courtesy of Dare Arts)

Thank you to TowneBank for returning as the presenting sponsor of The Great Art Heist for the third consecutive year.

“TowneBank is honored to once again serve as presenting sponsor for The Great Art Heist in support of Dare Arts on the Outer Banks,” said Taylor Sugg, TowneBank Northeastern North Carolina president. “This event showcases outstanding local and regional artists and raises funds for Dare Arts. TowneBank is happy to support the mission of Dare Arts as they work to promote the arts on the Outer Banks.”

Businesses interested in sponsoring The Great Art Heist should contact Dare Arts Executive Director Jessica Sands at DareArtsInfo@gmail.com.

For more information about the event, please visit DareArts.org/artauction or call (252) 473-5558.

Dare Arts is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit arts organization dedicated to encouraging the arts in Dare County through advocacy, enrichment and opportunity.

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