LCAD’s 29th Annual Collector’s Choice Gala + Live Auction

Honorary Chairs: Christopher Tower and Bobby Celio

Laguna College of Art + Design (LCAD) cordially invites you to participate in our premier annual gala and art auction. This annual fundraising event supports our talented students and award-winning programs. Collector’s Choice also plays an integral role in raising funds for the $2.5 million awarded annually in merit scholarships to our students.

Saturday, June 4th, 2022

LCAD Main Campus 

2222 Laguna Canyon Road, Laguna Beach, CA, 92651

5:30 – 6:30pm: Artwork preview, hors d’oeuvres and full hosted-bar featuring exquisite wines graciously provided by Nancy Milby and Steve Nahm.

6:30 – 7:00pm:  Gourmet buffet featuring culinary offerings of 24 Carrots 

7:00 – 8:30pm: Main program and Live Auction + festivities

8:30 – 9:00pm: V.I.P. After Party including live music 

You will have the ability to view, in-person, all available artwork from contributing artists comprised of LCAD fine arts alumni and other sought after professional artists. 

This year, back by popular demand, LCAD’s Beat the Clock Art Game - an activity where guests can procure a piece of art by purchasing two “Beat the Clock” tickets for $100. Must be present to win. 

1960s Jazz Age attire encouraged

Art preview available May 20th

Self-parking is available for all. Premium Parking is available for select sponsors. Carpooling is encouraged. 

Kindly R.S.V.P. for your sponsorship no later than May 20th. 

SPONSORSHIP LEVELS

“HEP CAT” | $25,000

This amount would provide merit scholarships for up to three (3) worthy students in need of financial aid to receive their LCAD education.

Includes 2 Premium Tables of 8 guests each with Premium Wine Service + Premium Parking for the sponsor at the event.

*The tax-deductible amount for this sponsorship is $22,500

“DADDY-O” | $15,000

This amount makes it possible to hire an industry-trained faculty member for two (2) courses of instruction to best prepare our students for careers as creative professionals.

Includes 1 Premium Table of 10 guests with Premium Wine Service + Premium Parking for the sponsor at the event.

*The tax-deductible amount for this sponsorship is $13,750

“BEATNIK” | $5,000

This amount provides a student’s tuition for two (2) months or room + board for five (5) months while attending LCAD.

Includes 1 table of 10 at the event.

*The tax-deductible amount for this sponsorship is $3,750

“COMBO” | $2,500

This amount makes it possible for five (5) LCAD students to receive a month of wellness counseling.

Includes 4 guests at the event.

*The tax-deductible amount for this sponsorship is $2,000

“SOLOIST” | $500

This amount makes it possible for one (1) LCAD student to receive a month of wellness counseling.

Includes admission for 1 to the event.

*The tax-deductible amount for this sponsorship is $375

BEAT THE CLOCK GAME I $100

(2) chances to win 

To secure a sponsorship, please contact Director of Development Tracy Hartman at thartman@lcad.edu or at (949) 376-6000.

LCAD’S PREMIER ANNUAL FUNDRAISING EVENT

Collector’s Choice is lcad’s premier annual fundraising event that directly supports lcad’s students and its programs, and helps to fund the $2.5 million in student scholarships we award annually.

 

29th Annual Collector’s Choice Gala + Live Auction

Friday, November 16th 2018 @ 5:30pm

Montage Laguna Beach

30801 South Coast Highway

Laguna Beach, California 92651

 

LCAD’s 2017 Collector’s Choice Gala + Live Auction was our most successful event yet! Supporters like you helped to raise over $315,000 for LCAD’s students and programs. Attendees were awed by the elegant and colorful decor at Montage Laguna Beach.  The art for the live auction was comprised of LCAD faculty and alumni and other local professional artists. Along with a “Mystery Item” provided by Carla Arzente and saltfineart, the high-quality fair created a fun and lively experience for all.

 

Exquisite cuisine was provided by Montage Laguna Beach Executive Chef Rob Wilson paired with fine wine from LCA Wine.

 

Live entertainment was provided by the dynamic and energetic Saga Strings. Saga Strings’ unique blend of rock and dance tracks mixed with the latest popular hits and classical music packed the dance floor and enlivened the evening for all in attendance.We’re very thankful to our 28th Annual Collector’s Choice Gala and Live Auction Committee. Their hard work, guidance, and vision combined to create this breathtaking and entertaining event.*

 

Be sure to join us in the spring for our Spring Fundraiser on Friday, April 20, 2018 at [seven-degrees] in Laguna Beach.