CABIN FEVER

1708 Gallery's Annual Art Auction


On Saturday, February 15, 2020, from 7 to 10 pm, 1708 Gallery will present CABIN FEVER, our Annual Art Auction. The annual art auction provides significant support for 1708's exhibitions and programs. Join the party and bid on artwork by the region's best emerging and established artists!

CABIN FEVER will include Live and Silent Art Auctions with works by an outstanding group of artists. The Live Auction artwork will be on view at 1708 Gallery from Tuesday, January 21 through the night of the auction on Saturday, February 15. The Silent Auction artwork will be displayed in the space next door at our neighbors, Black Iris, and can be viewed by appointment prior to the auction.



2020 CABIN FEVER Participating Artists to date:

Isabelle Abbot, Katie Baines, Tenley Beazley, Brad Birchett, Gregg Carbo, Mahari Chabwera, Amy Chan, Genesis Chapman, Stephen Clark, Peter Cochrane, Adrianne Connerton, Raul De Lara, Andrea Donnelly, Susie Ganch, Chris Gregson, James Hyde, Anthony Iacono, Nick Irzyk, Ron Johnson, Aimee Joyaux, Chris Mahonski, Aaron McIntosh, Jaydan Moore, Brittany Nelson, Cindy Neuschwander, Chris Norris, Brian Palmer, Michael Pierce, Louis Poole, Debbie Quick, Justin James Reed, Ana Rendich, Curtis Ripley, Meg Roberts Arsenovic, Travis Robertson, Elaine Rogers, Ricardo Ruiz, Vlad Smolkin, Leigh Suggs, Nastassja Swift, Robert Walz, Hillary Waters-Fayle, and Willie Anne Wright


We are no longer selling admission online, but there are still tickets available! Please plan to purchase your admission at the door. We'll see you there!


Cabin Fever Admission or Sponsorship Opportunities

Select an option below or call 804.643.1708 to reserve over the phone


CABIN FEVER ADMISSION

$100 YURT
Admission for 1, open bar, hors d’oeuvres & valet parking.




CABIN FEVER SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

$300 CABIN
Reserved seating for 2; all benefits listed above; invitation to pre-auction champagne reception beginning at 6:30 p.m.; Cabin Fever doors open at 7:00 p.m.

$1,000 LODGE
Priority reserved seating for 4; all benefits listed above; dedicated beverage service during the Live Auction; sponsorship acknowledgment in press materials, event signage, website & emails.

$2,000 CHALET
Priority reserved seating for 6; all benefits listed above; an invitation to a private artists reception in January; two raffle tickets for each of your guests; special Cabin Fever artwork; and a 1⁄2-page ad in the program.

$5,000 GLAMPING
Front row seating for 8; all benefits listed above; a full-page ad in the program; and sponsorship recognition of a 2020-21 exhibition of your choosing.




CABIN FEVER CORPORATE SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES


$500 “INSERT YOUR BUSINESS’S NAME HERE” LOVES CABIN FEVER
Show your love for one of Richmond’s longest-running arts non-profits by supporting our annual art auction and fundraiser!
Benefits include reserved seating for two, open bar, hors d’oeuvres & valet parking, invitation to the Cabin Fever champagne preview on Saturday, February 15, at 6:30 p.m. (Cabin Fever doors open at 7:00 p.m.), and sponsorship acknowledgment in press materials, event signage, website & emails.


$1500 “INSERT YOUR BUSINESS’S NAME HERE” VALET + WELCOME TENT SOLD OUT!
Your sponsorship supports our valet service and the entrance tent. Help us welcome our amazing Cabin Fever guests! With this opportunity, your business will be featured on the first signs that our audience sees.
Benefits include: Priority reserved seating for four, open bar, hors d’oeuvres & valet parking, invitation to the Cabin Fever champagne preview, Saturday, February 15, 6:30 p.m., Cabin Fever doors open at 7:00 p.m., dedicated beverage service during the Live Auction, private tour of the artworks for you and your guests (date to be determined) before the event, andsponsorship acknowledgment in press materials, event signage, website & emails.


$2500 “INSERT YOUR BUSINESS’S NAME HERE” PREVIEW HAPPY HOUR
The preview happy hour is the first opportunity for the public to view the Live Auction artworks and meet the participating artists. Your sponsorship helps us welcome and educate our audience and thank our artists for their generous contributions.
Benefits include: Priority reserved seating for six, all benefits listed above, an invitation to a private artists reception in February, two raffle tickets for each of your guests, and a 1⁄2-page ad in the program.


$2500 “INSERT YOUR BUSINESS’S NAME HERE” BAR
Sponsor the Cabin Fever Bar and be where the fun happens! Special cocktails are mixed, local beers and wines are poured and lively conversations occur. Best part, the bar is open before, after and during the auction!
Benefits include: Priority reserved seating for six, all benefits listed above, an invitation to a private artists reception in February, two raffle tickets for each of your guests, and a 1⁄2-page ad in the program.


$2500 “INSERT YOUR BUSINESS’S NAME HERE” CATALOGUE
The Cabin Fever Catalogue includes all the information about the artworks and the artists who created them. The Catalogue also doubles as your bidding paddle. Bidders will be raising their paddles – with your business’s logo – all night!
Benefits include: Priority reserved seating for six, all benefits listed above, an invitation to a private artists reception in February, two raffle tickets for each of your guests, and a 1⁄2-page ad in the program.


$5000 “INSERT YOUR BUSINESS’S NAME HERE” CABIN FEVER
Help us do it all! Full sponsorship covers all the ins and outs of producing Cabin Fever from hiring an auctioneer to buying pizza for our volunteers. We will proudly shout your praises from the podium that will bear your business’s name, not to mention the other logo placements – front desk signage, slide show, catalogue . . . You get the idea!
Benefits include: Front row seating for eight, all benefits listed above, a full-page ad in the program, and sponsorship recognition of a 2020-21 exhibition of your choosing.





CABIN FEVER 2020 Sponsors

GLAMPING

Pam and Bill Royall

CHALET

Quirk Hotel & Gallery, Andy & Jill Stefanovich, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts

LODGE

Molly Dodge, Dovetail Construction Company, Inc., Paige & Philip Goodpasture, Karen & Pat Kelly, Sandy & Heyn Kjerulf and Bob & Sally Mooney, Valerie Molnar & Yogi Singh, Paul & Sara Monroe, Page Bond Gallery, John J. Ryan, Wesley Chenault, Erin White, & Courtnie Wolfgang, Michael Schewel & Priscilla Burbank

VALET + TENT

VCUarts

CABIN

Candela Books + Gallery, Anna von Gehr, Bill Martin, Susan Reed & Robert Walz, Reynolds Gallery, Caroline & Richard Wright

INKIND

ADA Gallery, Black Iris, Cut Cut Creative, DayStarr Valet, Fan Frame & Fine Art, Free Run Wines, Party Perfect, Rick’s Custom Frame + Gallery, Stone Brewing, Uptown Color





CAN'T MAKE IT TO THE AUCTION?
Absentee bidding will be accepted through Friday, February 14. Contact 1708 Gallery at 804.643.1708 or info@1708gallery.org for more details.


WANT TO HELP WITH THE AUCTION?
We are seeking volunteers to help with event logistics. Sign up here!