Gala Cocktail Party and Auction

Date

From: Saturday November 9, 2019, 6:30 pm

To: Saturday November 9, 2019, 11:59 pm

Tickets will be available for your to purchase, online here on this site from Monday 15th July to Tuesday 5th November 2019, if not sold before!

 

Gala Cocktail Party and Auction

At the Emporium Hotel South Bank - Brisbane Australia

9th November @ 6:30pm to late

267 Grey Street - South Brisbane

Tickets include finger/fork food and 3 hours of hosted drinks from 6.30pm.

Commencing 5.30pm - Demonstration Artist Richard Tiejun Chao will be commence his Watercolour Demonstration so he is underway as people start to arrive 6.15 for 6.30pm - People will be welcome to arrive early if they are keen to watch the full demonstration.

  • The Gala Cocktail Party is intended to be a formal celebration and launch of the 30 Artists, including the 1 x Under 30 Artist - chosen to showcase their work at FabrianolnAcquarello - Italy 2020.
  • Organiser of FabrianoInAcquarello - Italy 2020, Anna Massinissa is planning to come in via Video Link - to the Emporium Hotel South Bank - Brisbane Australia to congratulate the Finalists and welcome them to Italy 2020!

We will hold a Gala Auction of 40 Selected Works, made up from the Finalists:

  • 10 x International Artists will be invited to send their Work physically to Australia to be showcased at the Emporium over the Gala Week, and
  • Auctioned with the 30 Australian Artist's Work. Artwork pricing reserves will be set by the individual artists.

Buyers from the Gala Auction - will be asked to 'Loan' their purchased Work to allow it to travel to Italy for a period of 3 months during the FabrianoInAcquarello - Italy 2020 - Watercolour Meet Up and Symposium. We will have forms available on the night and will hold the purchase price in trust as insurance for the Buyers.

Over the evening of the Gala Cocktail Party we will be showcasing all entries for the 2019 Australian Watercolour Muster, which have been selected during the Curatorial Process and available for viewing online from the 30th September 2019. All works, national and international, will be seen during the Gala Evening, as a contemporary Digital Art Show on our Video Wall.

Artworks will be available online for sale from the 9th November for 2 weeks, on the Virtual Gallery here on the Australian Watercolour Muster Website.

 

 

  • Commencing 5.30pm - Demonstration Artist Richard Tiejun Chao will be commencing his Watercolour Demonstration so he is well underway as people start to arrive at 6.15pm for 6.30pm - People will be welcome to arrive early if they are keen to watch the full demonstration.
  • 6.30 to 6.45pm - Welcome Drinks
  • 6.45 to 7.00pm - Welcome to the Gala Cocktail Party and Auction - with a brief overview of how the Australian Watercolour Muster has turned out - Wyn Vogel Curator of the Australian Watercolour Muster - 2019.
  • 7.00 to 7.30pm - Announcement of the 30 Australian Artists who have been selected to have their Work Showcased in Italy during FabrianoInAcquarello - Italy 2020.
  • 7.30 to 7.45pm - Video Link to Italy - to allow Anna Massinissa - FabrianoInAcquarello - Italy (Organiser and Leader for 10 Years) to come in via Video link to congratulate the 30 Australian Finalists, including our Under 30 Emerging Artist and welcome them to FabrianoInAcquarello - Italy 2020.
  • 8.00 to 9.00pm - Gala Auction of the 40 pieces of Art Work available for Auction - including the 10 x International Artist's Works and the 30 Australian Artist's Works - with the reserve set by the individual Artist prior to Auction.
  • 9.00 to 9.30pm - Mingle and enjoy meeting the Artists and viewing the Work! 

This evening kicks off the full sale - online of all the Finalists Works - URL to be distributed for Buyers to select their favourite pieces over a 2 Week Sale Period.

 

 

Parking is available:

The Emporium Hotel South Bank - Brisbane - Valet Parking - please contact the Hotel for pricing and details:

Address: 267 Grey St, South Brisbane QLD 4101
Phone: (07) 3556 3333

Check the Secure Parking South Bank Website
For parking at South Point - Tribune St. South Brisbane Qld 4101

South Bank Park Lands - offers alternative spaces close to the Emporium Hotel -  this parking under South Bank is within walking distance, adjacent to the Hotel with plenty of parking available there.

Welcome to Brisbane for our Gala Cocktail Party Auction

Thanks to our major Sponsors - The Emporium Hotel South Bank - 267 Grey St, South Brisbane - Queensland Australia 4101 - we are able to offer you an amazing package to visit and stay for the weekend of the 8 to 10th November 2019.

Please Click through to Book Accommodation

Enter the Rate Access Code | WATERCOLOUR

Large ensuites feature double vanities, marble walls separate toilet compartment, and Molton Brown bathing amenities. Enjoy the ultimate restful slumber on a Sealy Dynasty Series bed with a selection from the Emporium Hotel South Bank - famous Exquisite Sleeps pillow menu. For further assistance, call their Reservations team on +61 07 3556 3333, email reservations@emporiumhotels.com.au

Car Parking

Casual valet parking is available at a fee of $45.00 per car per day at the Hotel.  Additional paid parking is available in the area - please visit the link 'Parking and Transport' on the previous menu on this site for further information re other parking options.


 

Website

https://www.emporiumhotels.com.au/

 

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Venue

The Emporium Hotel South Bank

267 Grey Street, South Brisbane QLD 4101


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