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EVENTS AT THE PENCE GALLERY

The Pence Gallery organizes several key events and festivities for the community throughout the year.
The revenue from these special events provides an essential part of our operating budget and helps us bring amazing displays of art year-round to the public.


 
CALL TO ARTISTS FOR
THE HOLIDAY MARKET

NOV. 11 - DEC. 24, 2016
Reception: Friday, Nov. 11, 2016
Open Mondays from Nov. 14 - Dec.19

The Pence Gallery Christmas Shop is coming up fast!! We still have some space available for this huge shop that runs from Nov 11 - Dec 24! If you're an artist, or know someone who is, and are interested in possibly having your work sold at the Christmas shop we would love to see your work!

Contact Eileen at penceassistant@sbcobal.net with jpgs of your work along with your retail prices (under $50 works best for the holidays).
You don't have to be present to sell your work, we do it all for you! Commission is 50/50 with the Pence and there is no fee to sell in the shop! Gather up your pieces and contact Eileen now before we run out of space!







 

ART AFTER DARK
The first Friday of the month

Art After Dark is series of first Friday events that mix live music, performance and interactive art, with food & drink. Members always get a discount! Mark your calendar through July!
Tickets: $10/$8, students/$5 members at the door or click Buy Now

ART AFTER DARK TICKETS

DEC. 2, 7-10 PM

Art After Dark: CREATURE
Live Music & Group art project

This December 2nd, Art After Dark is full of creatures. With Explorit bringing crawling, scaly, and slithering friends to play with, and Anne Gregory’s massive creature collages towering over you, there will be no shortage of tactile enjoyment. And if getting messy with artist Anne Gregory isn’t your style, pop outside for some signature drinks at the bar, grab a spot near the heaters, and let the music of Santa Barbara’s The Riverside wash over you!

Doors open at 7 and close at 10 PM.
Everyone is welcome, but as always, it’s 21 to drink.
Tickets online or at the door.
$10 general | $8 student | $5 member or child.


Sponsored by Symphony Financial Planning. Art after Dark is supported by a grant from the Sacramento Community Region Fund.




 
CANVAS & COCKTAILS
ART WORKSHOP: LANDSCAPES
SAT. DEC. 10, 4-6 PM
Tickets $40 members / $45 nonmembers

Fresh from teaching this workshop in San Diego, painter Kelly Roberts brings her supportive way of demonstrating how to paint a stunning landscape in our studio upstairs. Art supplies are provided, including a 11 x 14” canvas and acrylics. Wine and non-alcoholic drinks are included. Bring a friend, relax, and get arty with us for the afternoon!

RSVP to 530-758-3370 or
penceartdirector@sbcglobal.net by December 2.
Must be 21 years or older and space is limited.



ART AUCTION
The Art Auction is an annual event featuring over 120 artworks in a 2-3 week preview, culminating in a Gala event. Bidding takes place in silent and live auction forums during the event, and bidders may sample area cuisine by local restaurants, and enjoy complementary wine and desserts, as well as live music. This is a great opportunity to add to your art collection, or to start one! Artists vary from year to year, but may include Wayne Thiebaud, Del Almeida, Susan Shelton, Donna Billick, and Richard Shaw. This exhibit takes place late August to mid-September, and the event is typically the 3rd Saturday in September.

- Gala Art Auction 2016, Saturday, Sep. 17, 6:30-9:30 PM

- Gala Art Auction 2015, Saturday, Sep. 19, 6:30-9:30 PM


- Gala Art Auction 2014, Saturday, Sep. 20, 6:30-9:30 PM


TRASH TO TREASURES
Trash to Treasures is our annual sidewalk sale occuring mid-summer. Drop by to find an assortment of goodies ranging from fine art, posters, frames, furniture, collectables, linens, and vintage items, all donated by the public to help support the Pence. Please stay tuned for more information on this year's Trash to Treasures, coming soon!


GARDEN TOUR
For over 25 years, the Pence's Garden Tour has provided the public with the opportunity to view 8-10 beautiful gardens. Centered in the town of Davis, these gardens are chosen for their diversity, overall design, and interesting use of plants. Visitors in the past have enjoyed Japanese gardens, art-filled yards, and xeriscapes filled with native grasses. This self-guided Tour is a ticketed event, taking place on the 1st Sunday in May. Tickets are sold at the Pence, among other locations, and include access to the gardens, homemade refreshments, and bidding in the silent auction area.

 


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