2019 Turquoise Gala
Save the Date: August 3rd, 2019 EL Monte Sagrado ResortTurquoise Gala Live and Silent Auctions, Dinner and Dancing with friends.
Advanced seating is limited, so reserve today online.
Looking forward to another successful and memorable night with patrons of the museum.
Allissa Ford, Auctioneer
The Turquoise Gala Committee is pleased to welcome back Allissa Ford as our auctioneer extraordinaire! Allissa joins us from Heritage Auctions, the professionals for charitable causes and more. Enjoy the LIVE AUCTION with her expertise in making this fun, memorable and successful.
Live Auction will feature works by William Acheff, Tony Abeyta, Cassaundra and Michael Dukepoo, Barbara Gonzales, Cavan Gonzales, Peggy Griffin, Ira Lujan, Melinda Littlejohn, Ira Lujan, Andersen Kee, Juan Mirabal, and Margeret Nes to name a few. A very special trip to Portugal will be offered, as well as, a private ranch fly fishing trip!!! So, do check back for the catalog of the Live Auction offerings.
Save the Date for a funfest night in Taos! The best silent auction is followed by a Live Auction with Fine Arts and Get Away-s to make for an exciting exchange. The evening is topped off with a sumptuous dinner and music to dance the night away. Gala guests will be enjoying the music of Chris Arellano and his Nuevo Americana.
The Annual Turquoise Gala is the Millicent Rogers most important fundraiser. The preview showcases the Live Auction Items as well as the Silent Auction Offerings. During the preview we accept proxy bids/sealed bids from individuals who are unable to attend but are interested in submitting a bid via the Executive Director. If you are unable to attend the Gala on Saturday, join us on Friday for the Gala Preview Events, there's a lecture and a PARTY!
THE RAFFLE: The night of the Gala, we will be raffling off this beautiful Sterling Silver Bolo Tie and Necklace, and they each have 7 moonstones set on the main adornment. The bolo tie has 2 smaller moon stones dangling on the tips. This beautiful work is created by David B. Anderson and is inspired by Millicent's jewelry. Each item will be raffled as seperate items. You must be present to claim the prize during the raffle.
We will also offer the Silent Auction Items for presale purchase in an effort to reach our goals. Collectible arts and gifts from local businesses sustains the event. Please join us starting July 19 in Galleries 9 and 10. Preview will come down Thursday August 1st. Silent Auction featuring many works including vintage collectibles.
2D Works by:
Charles M Capps
Sue B Dayton
Richard Alan Nichols
Mary B Rogers
Zaplin Lampert Gallery
3D works by:
David B Anderson
Gift Certificates from:
Angel Fire Stables
Bent Street Deli and Café
Black Mesa Winery
Brenda and Terry Clark
Los Rios River Rafters
Diane Ramsey and Nancy Willson
High Frequency Loft
Trading Post Café
Old Martina’s Hall
Opcit Books Taos
Taos Country Club
Taos Ski Valley
2019 Turquoise Gala Sponsors and Patrons
Also acknowledging the artists and business who gave to the Live and Silent Auctions, THANK YOU!
And to all the volunteers who work with the staff to run a smooth operation, Gracias! Tahuh! Thank you!