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32nd annual Arts & Flowers Mall and Luncheon at the Atlantis Casino Resort Spa


arts-300x168-4450084-3817795NEVADA MUSEUM OF ART NEWS RELEASE – It’s not too early to start making your reservations for this year’s Arts & Flowers Artisans Mall and Luncheon. On November 6, the Volunteers in Art (VIA) of the Nevada Museum of Art (NMA) will host the 32nd Annual Arts & Flowers Artisans Mall and Luncheon at the Atlantis Casino Resort Spa. We expect over 500 members and guests will enjoy our event featuring an “Artisans Mall,” our ever popular raffle, exciting silent auction and wonderful lunch. Proceeds benefit exhibition and education programs of the Nevada Museum of Art as well as special projects of the VIA Council. Proceeds from the 2012 luncheon allowed VIA to be a major sponsor of “Modernist Maverick: The Architecture of William L. Pereira.”

The artisans mall will have over 20 artisans including several new participants. Delight in hand-crafted jewelry, pottery, knitwear and other unusual gifts. The popular raffle will be back with all your favorite specialized baskets such as the Grand basket and the Spa basket. The silent auction will once again have exciting items to bid on, including original paintings and photography.

There are three ways you can help make the event a success:

Interesting items are needed for the raffle or silent auction; art work, something from one of your travel locations, unusual gifts. If you have an interesting item you would like to donate contact Margaret Walsh, 775-398-7218 or email [email protected].

Volunteers the day of the event, selling raffle tickets, helping the artisans or helping set up for the event. If you would like to help contact Margaret Walsh, 775-398-7218 or email [email protected].

Finally, come out and enjoy the event. Put together a table of ten friends or just make a reservation for yourself. Be sure to reserve the date, November 6, come to lunch and buy all your holiday gifts at the artisan mall. Reservations are available starting September 12, at the Museum’s front desk.

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