Tabriz: Auction in the City Preview

Tabriz, the Arkansas Arts Center’s so-big-we-only-do-it-every-other-year fundraiser is two weeks away! On Thursday, May 4, 2017, the largest silent auction in Arkansas is taking you to New York City for a stroll through Central Park featuring classic street vendor food carts and exclusive beer and wine selection. The auction will include more than 300 items, highlighting Arkansas-made goods, unique art, parties, events and experiences. Here’s a look at just a few of the incredible items up for bid.

Donated by Paul Bash
Add some flair to your walls with six framed full-color reproductions of posters printed in Rotterdam for the Museum Prints Society. $1,500 value.

Donated by Lange Cheek
This beautiful scene was painted by local artist Lange Cheek. $750 value.

Donated by Mary Garrett
This Kynite beaded hoop earrings and cuff bracelet set was designed by local artist Mary Garrett. $116 value.

Donated by Diane & Phillip Jonsson
This rare cherry red, patent leather Prada wallet is still in the box. It’s an exquisite lifetime piece, straight from Italy. $795 value.

Donated by Diana Shearon
“Fall Mysteries – Blanchard Springs” by Arkansas artist Diana Shearon is the contemplative landscape missing from your walls. $600 value.

Tabriz, held every other year at the Arts Center raises funds for art acquisitions and educational programs for the Arkansas Arts Center. All proceeds from Tabriz will benefit the Arkansas Arts Center, which continues to be a strong contributor to the overall economy of the state and brings in tourists from around the nation to view its renowned exhibits.