2019 Turquoise Gala
August 3rd, 2019 EL Monte Sagrado Resort
Turquoise Gala Live and Silent Auctions, Dinner and Dancing with friends.
We are looking forward to another successful and memorable night with ou friends of the museum. VIEW THE LIVE AUCTION LOTS HERE!
TICKETS ARE SOLD OUT!!!
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.
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.The Silent Auction features over 160 items to be sold from collectible arts along with gifts from local businesses to sustain the event. Please drop in and view these fine items in Galleries 9 and 10. Preview will close on Thursday August 1. Preview Party is set for Friday evening at EL Monte Sagrado and tickets can be purchased online or at the door. Silent Auction featuring many works including vintage collectibles. We would like to recognize all of these generous donors:
Arturo Peralta-Ramos Estate
Barbara “Tahn-moo-whe” Gonzales
Bella Sue Martin
Bent Street Café and Deli
Black Mesa Winery, Lynda and Jerry Burd
Causandra and Michael Dukepoo
Claire Works, Claire Haye
Clark Funk Estate
Copper Moon Gallery, Diana Miller
Creative Framing, LLC, James T. Cox
David B. Anderson, Goldsmith
Enchanted Circle Pottery, JoAnne DeKeuster
FaraHNHeight Fine Art
Friends of the Museum
Georgia O’Keeffe Museum
Heritage Inspirations Tours
High Frequency Loft
Historic Toadlena Trading Post, Mark Winter
Jones Walker of Taos, Max Jones
JonnaLynn K Mandelbaum
Julie Belott and Diane Ramsey
Juniper Quilts, Debbie Schulze
Los Rios River Runners
Love Apple, Jen Hart
Marie Fleur Salon
Medicine Man Gallery, Mark Sublette
Mesa Prieta Petroglyph Project
Mesa’s Edge, Louise Pasaka
Nambé LLC Taos
Nedra Matteucci Galleries
Old Martina’s Hall
Owings Gallery, Nat Owings
Richard Alan Nichols
Robert and Millie Hertel
Sabroso Restaurant and Bar
Shiprock Santa Fe
Susanna Reed Caperton
Taos Country Club
Taos Print and Photography Services, Gak Stonn
Taos Ski Valley
Taos Tattoo, Eric Anderson
Tejas Trade, Leitha Herring
The Gorge Bar & Grill
The Santa Fe School of Cooking
Trading Post Café and Gallery
Young Living, Jeanne Collins
Zaplin Lampert Gallery
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!