7th Annual Instruments of Art Celebration & Auction



Tidewater Arts Outreach and Decorum Furniture invite lovers of music and art to Decorum Furniture, 301 W 21st Street in Ghent, Norfolk on Saturday, February 6 from 7 – 10 pm, for our 7th Instruments of Art Celebration and Auction.  Our celebration features incredible artwork by local artists, live and silent auctions, live music, performance dance and refreshments.

Forty area artists were each asked to transform used musical instruments into works of art.  The results are spectacular, stunning, whimsical and inspiring.

Tickets are $45 advance/$55 at the door admission and include ‘La Cubana’ hors d’oeuvres and two drinks. Ju Ju Garlic music ensemble and Mambo Room dancers entertain; Todd Rosenlieb emcees.  Artwork and other fine gifts and packages will be auctioned via silent and live auctions; a range of work is available for purchase.  Credit cards, checks and cash are accepted.

Dress is la Cubana or cocktail attire with a creative flair. Tickets are $45 in advance/ $55 at the door and can be purchased online. Connect to TidewaterArtsOutreach.org, Facebook or call 757-965-5155 for more information. All proceeds benefit Tidewater Arts Outreach.

Download our comprehensive, all-event, 2016 sponsorship package here.

Check out Instruments of Art on FaceBook here.

2016 Artwork


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above photos by Jim Knox.  www.knoxstudios.com


Area artists converted old, broken instruments into beautiful works of art for our 2015 Instruments of Art Celebration and Auction.  Over $25,000 was raised at this event – our agency’s biggest night ever!!  Big thanks to Decorum Furniture, Cindy Cutler, Tony Wagerman, Kelly Murphy, Jpixx, Pamela Denyes, all of our artists, Dancing Tomato Catering, Distinctive Event Rentals, FM Sound & Lighting, Kyle Hause, Jr., Jimmy Masters 4Tet, Jim Newsom, Bob Batcher, Michael Hensen, and our many event volunteers.

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