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Lux After Dark


Saturday, May 13, 2017 to Sunday, May 14, 2017




Lux Art Institute


Adults 18+


See registration page for sponsorship levels.


Development Manager Kate Beaver |


You're invited to join us for a magical celebration of art and artists at Lux's annual gala, Lux After Dark. Your support brings national and international artists to our community, art enrichment programs to our schools, and helps to connect kids, teens, and adults with the artist inside everyone. Don't miss this incredible opportunity to make a difference by enhancing art in the community! Only a few tickets remain so make sure to save your spot today.

Gala attendees will have access to fabulous items and experiences including...

Auction Item: Ally as Viola by Lux resident artist Charles Moxon

This exquisite portrait was completed by British artist Charles Moxon during Lux's 2015-16 Season. The subject is actress Ally Carey of the Old Globe who posed for Moxon as Viola from Shakespeare's Twelfth Night, a two-month collaboration between Lux and the Old Globe. Moxon's portraits are reminiscent of 17th-century Dutch Old Masters, to which he adds the observational detail and hyper-reality of contemporary photorealism. Moxon completed his BA with Honors in painting at London's Camberwell College of Art in 2013 and was short-listed for the Young Masters Art Prize in 2012 and Open West exhibitions in 2013. He will be a special guest at this year's Lux After Dark.


Auction Item: Luxurious Stay at Mammoth Mountain

Experience Mammoth like never before at the luxurious ski get-a-way of Lux Board Member Sean Leffers. This spacious condo at Mammoth Mountain offers ideal ski-in, ski-out access to the meticulously groomed slopes and expansive terrain of Mammoth Ski Resort.


Auction Item: Park Avenue Penthouse


This priceless item includes a five day, four night stay in art collector Linda Brandes's celebrated New York penthouse. The five bedroom, two-story paradise is located on Park Avenue and 60th in Manhattan and features the contemporary art collection of Linda Brandes, Lalique chandeliers and 360 degree views of Manhattan. Up to 8 guests.

Auction Item: Exquisite Dining with Pamplemousse Grille


Enjoy a delectable 4 course dinner for up to 24 guests in Jeffrey Strauss's private tasting room. The higher you bid, the deeper into his wine cellar Jeffrey will go for some of the most sought after wine pairings on the West Coast.

Auction Item: Art Basel Miami

Enjoy VIP access and treatment, where international galleries show work from masters of modern and contemporary art as well as pieces by newly emerging stars at Art Basel Miami Beach. Lux Director Reesey Shaw will lead a curated half day tour of paintings, sculptures, drawings, and installations of the highest quality. Take in the ambitious artworks and performances that become part of the landscape at nearby beaches, Collins Park and SoundScape Park, staying for a three-day, two-night stay at Loews Miami Beach.








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