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Art Illuminating the Spirit

Silent Auction

Behind the Scenes:
Art Treasures, Chicago and Beyond

Join us for a silent auction with exhibition previews benefiting LUMA’s acquisition, conservation, and education initiatives. The evening also includes cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, and live music.

Special previews of Graven Images: Marc Chagall's Bible Illustrations and The Stephen P. Durchslag Haggadot Collection.

Thursday, February 28
6:30–9:00 p.m.

Loyola University Museum of Art
820 N. Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60611

Tickets are $125 and can be purchased here or by calling 312.915.7608.

 


 


AUCTION PRIZE 1

Dinner with Rev. Michael J. Garanzini, S.J.
Saturday, September 14, 6:00–8:00 p.m.

Enjoy wine and a gourmet dinner with Loyola University Chicago President, Michael J. Garanzini, in the Pere Marquette Suite, on the top (private) floor of Baumhart Hall on Loyola's Water Tower Campus. The building is located at 26 East Pearson Street and includes a large outdoor terrace with panoramic views of downtown Chicago. Parking is available adjacent to the building for your convenience. Up to eight places available.

Individual Place: $250

Buy it Now: $1,600 for a private dinner for family or friends

 


AUCTION PRIZE 2

Family Tour of Art and Faith of the Crèche: The Collection of James and Emilia Govan with Fr. Mark Bosco, S.J. and Pamela Ambrose, Director of LUMA
Saturday, December 14, 3:00 p.m.

Enjoy a tour of Art and Faith of the Crèche: The Collection of James and Emilia Govan, LUMA’s annual winter exhibition featuring nativities from around the world, led by Loyola University Chicago’s Director of Cultural Affairs, Pamela Ambrose and Father Mark Bosco, S.J. The tour will be followed by a hot chocolate reception—a perfect way to celebrate a child’s birthday or Holiday party with classmates! Up to 25 places available.

Individual Place: $15

Buy it Now: $450 for a private tour for your child and his/her classmates

 


AUCTION PRIZE 3

Passport to France 2013 Tickets for Two and a Personal Shopping Afternoon with Nena Ivon for One 
Thursday, November 21

Celebrate all things French at this year’s Passport to France event, hosted by the French-American Chamber of Commerce of Chicago at the Union League Club! Enjoy French food, wine, a silent auction, and more at this holiday soirée of the year!

Look your best for this special evening, following a personal shopping afternoon with Nena Ivon, Chicago’s very own fashion icon. Ms. Ivon is presently principal of TalksChic, president of Chicago History Museum’s Costume Council, and teacher of fashion history at Columbia College Chicago. She is well known throughout Chicagoland for serving as special events manager of Saks Fifth Avenue for over 35 years. Normally $50 each, here you can obtain two tickets for this unique Franco-American event, plus an expert personal shopping experience for one, and also support LUMA!

Donated by the French-American Chamber of Commerce of Chicago and by Nena Ivon, personal shopping consultant.

Starting Bid: $250

Buy it Now: $350

 


AUCTION PRIZE 4

Pam Ambrose’s River North Gallery Tour
Saturday, May 4, 2:00–4:00 p.m.

Take the afternoon off or celebrate a special occasion with friends and catch up on the latest in Chicago’s art scene with this visit to six innovative River North art galleries, each with a special focus on collecting. End the afternoon at Roy Boyd Gallery for wine, cheese and art conversation. Roy Boyd has been one of the mainstays in Chicago art for almost 4 decades and his unique perspective is a crash course on River North galleries and Chicago art.

Gallery tour will include:

Up to 10 places available. Donated by the Roy Boyd Gallery.

Individual Place: $100

Buy it Now: $1,200 for a private tour and reception

 


AUCTION PRIZE 5

Chicago Famous Artists’ Workshop Tour
Saturday, April 6

Visit the studios of five of Chicago’s best known artists—Vera Klement, Tony Fitzpatrick, William Conger, and the shared studio of Judith Geichman and Frank Piatek—and enjoy meeting the artists and learning more about their work. A perfect way to celebrate a birthday with special friends. Learn how Chicago artists thrive in our hometown and view their latest work. The day will conclude with cocktails at Peter and Pamela Ambrose's loft in Printers Row.

Up to 16 places available. Donated by Vera Klement, Tony Fitzpatrick, William Conger, and Judith Geichman and Frank Piatek.

Individual Place: $100

Buy it Now: $600 for a private visit with up to 8 friends

 


AUCTION PRIZE 6

Private tour of Costume Collection at Chicago History Museum
Date to be mutually agreed upon

Go behind the scenes to view the legendary costume archives at Chicago History Museum (CHM) with Chicago’s own fashion icon, Nena Ivon, president of CHM’s Costume Council and teacher of fashion history at Columbia College Chicago. This private tour for 4 will make a unique gift for the lucky winner.

Donated by Nena Ivon of Talks Chic and the Chicago History Museum.

Starting Bid: $400

Buy it Now: $500

 


AUCTION PRIZE 7

Backstage at the Chicago Shakespeare Theatre for Four
Date to be mutually agreed upon

Tour backstage at Chicago Shakespeare Theatre prior to seeing Henry VIII, directed by Chicago Shakespeare's artistic director Barbara Gaines (on a date mutually agreed upon between April 30 and June 16, 2013). This renowned theater company is one of a kind in Chicago presenting international theater. Learn what goes on behind the scenes as you see the costume shop and wig shop. This prize is a must for theater lovers.

Donated by the Chicago Shakespeare Theatre.

Starting Bid: $400

Buy it Now: $650

 


AUCTION PRIZE 8

Art Institute of Chicago: Private Tour of Impressionism, Fashion and Modernity
Date to be mutually agreed upon

Enjoy a private tour of the Art Institute of Chicago’s special summer exhibition: Impressionism, Fashion and Modernity, June 26 to September 22, 2013. Art Institute curator Gloria Groom will lead your group on a fascinating exploration of the relationship between art and fashion during the late nineteenth century with over 90 paintings by Impressionist masters such as Caillebotte, Degas, Manet, Renoir, and Seurat.

Donated by the Art Institute of Chicago.

Starting Bid: $1,000

Buy it Now: $1,200

 


AUCTION PRIZE 9

Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum Membership and Tour
Date to be mutually agreed upon

Connect with the wonder of nature and science! In addition to your private behind-the-scenes tour for four—of the beautiful Judy Istock Butterfly Haven—your exclusive member benefits will include:

Donated by the Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum.

Starting Bid: $120

Buy it Now: $200

 


AUCTION PRIZE 10

Lester Lampert Diamond Workshop Tour and Reception
Date to be mutually agreed upon

Lester Lampert is one of Chicago’s most exclusive jewelry designers. Visit Lester Lampert’s design facility and showroom to explore the process of producing a fine, original piece of jewelry from the inception of the design to its completion. The tour will be followed by a reception. Meet Lester Lampert over a glass of wine and ask your jewelry questions about how to buy, sell, and own the very best. This is a great opportunity for jewelry lovers everywhere and a great engagement or anniversary gift.

Able to accomodate a group of up to 8 people. Donated by Lester Lampert Jewelry.

Starting Bid: $800

Buy it Now: $1,000 

 


AUCTION PRIZE 11

An Insider’s Paris
Date to be mutually agreed upon

An exclusive one-day experience in Paris for four led by Parisian gallerist and art historian Christophe Boïcos, fashion historian Dimitri Papalexis, and LUMA Board Member, Gayle Tilles, including two privately curated museum visits, cocktails, lunch, and dinner. Art historian and gallerist, Christophe Boïcos, will lead a morning tour at Paris’s historic railroad station, now Musée d’Orsay, followed by an aperitif at the nearby Left Bank apartment of Gayle Tilles facing the Louvre and lunch at La Fregate, a classic Parisien brasserie. The afternoon will include a curated visit to the new Islamic Art Wing at the Louvre Museum. This special day in the City of Lights will end with a private dinner hosted at the home of Dimitri Papalexis in the Marais.

Donated by art experts Christophe Boicos and Dimitri Papalexis; and LUMA Board Member Gayle Tilles, of Connoisseur Arts.

Starting Bid: $2,000

Buy it Now: $2,500

 


AUCTION PRIZE 12

Tour of the Martin D'Arcy, S.J. Collection
Saturday, April 6, 4:00 p.m.

Enjoy a glass of wine and a tour of LUMA’s medieval, Renaissance, and Baroque art collection, led by Senior Curator, Jonathan Canning. The tour will be followed by a wine reception The D’Arcy is one of the finest collections of its kind in the Midwest. It is particularly noted for its diverse holdings of three-dimensional objects that epitomize both the religious and secular aspects of European life. The collection possesses delicate Gothic devotional ivories, Renaissance objects commissioned to celebrate familial events such as marriage and childbirth, and stunning treasures of the Baroque age, such as Christ Among the Doctors by Matthias Stomer, a Dutch-born follower of Caravaggio, and The Flagellation by Alessandro Algardi.

Up to 12 places available. Second tour date will be scheduled in the case of high demand.

Individual Place: $100

 


AUCTION PRIZE 13

Private Tour of the Martin D'Arcy, S.J. Collection
Date to be mutually agreed upon

Celebrate a special birthday or anniversary with friends and family with a private tour of LUMA’s medieval, Renaissance, and Baroque art collection, led by Senior Curator, Jonathan Canning. The tour will be followed by a wine reception and can accommodate up to 10 people. The D’Arcy is one of the finest collections of its kind in the Midwest. It is particularly noted for its diverse holdings of three-dimensional objects that epitomize both the religious and secular aspects of European life. The collection possesses delicate Gothic devotional ivories, Renaissance objects commissioned to celebrate familial events such as marriage and childbirth, and stunning treasures of the Baroque age, such as Christ Among the Doctors by Matthias Stomer, a Dutch-born follower of Caravaggio, and The Flagellation by Alessandro Algardi.

Starting Bid: $800

Buy it Now: $1,000

 


AUCTION PRIZE 14

Children's Scavenger Hunt at the Art Institute of Chicago
Date to be mutually agreed upon—a Saturday within six months of purchase

Join Cynthia Noble for a one-hour family scavenger hunt at the Art Institute of Chicago—for your child’s birthday party or just for fun with friends or extended family. You will follow clues to discover important works of art throughout the historic building and also the Modern Wing. At each stop, Cynthia will introduce the artwork and offer a hands-on activity that will keep everyone happily engaged.

The program is intended for up to 6 children, ages 5–12, and up to 6 adults; the ratio of adults to children must be at least 1:4. Museum admission for adults and children is also included. Donated by Cynthia Noble, Art Institute of Chicago Adjunct Lecturer and Principal of Cynthia Noble Private Art Tours and Events.

Starting Bid: $500

Buy it Now: $800

 


AUCTION PRIZE 15

Mother's Day Brunch at Cuneo Mansion
Sunday, May 12

The Cuneo Mansion and Garden is the Mediterranean villa and grounds designed by architect Benjamin Marshall and build by Samuel Insull. The John Cuneo, Sr. family owned the mansion until 2010 when it was given to Loyola University. A premier attraction in Lake County full of antiques and old master paintings, the Mansion hosts a superb brunch each year on Mother’s Day. This year bring your family of 6 to the brunch to celebrate Mom or Grandma and then tour the historic house with a curator.

Donated by Bauer's Catering.

Starting Bid: $500

Buy it Now: $750

 


AUCTION PRIZE 16

Private Collection Tour with Carl and Marilynn Thoma
Date to be mutually agreed upon

Enjoy a glass of wine from their own California vineyard with the Thoma’s in their Water Tower apartment and view their contemporary art collection of paintings of the 1960s and 1970s. An exclusive opportunity for 4 to enjoy an intimate visit with these passionate art collectors!

Starting Bid: $500

Buy it Now: $750

 


AUCTION PRIZE 17

The Legacy of a Family Portrait by Photographer Bruce Powell
Date to be mutually agreed upon

Whether for your holiday card, a graduation, anniversary, or other special occasion, Bruce Powell will capture a moment in time with a lovely portrait of your family. Mr. Powell has been freelancing for over 30 years in Chicago doing photography for some of Chicago’s leading corporations and institutions, specializing in editorial, corporate, portrait, and event photography. He blends his photojournalism background into his daily shoots capturing the moment and creating photography with a natural feel, drawing out his subject’s personality in front of the camera and interacting and reacting with his subjects to create these lively images.

Donated by Bruce Powell.

Starting Bid: $400

Buy it Now: $600

 


AUCTION PRIZE 18

Private Collection: A Tour of The Wonderful World of Folk Art and Shaker Design
Date to be mutually agreed upon in May or October

Chicagoans Judy and Ray McCaskey have been collecting folk art and Shaker design for years, building one of the pre-ultimate collections in the Midwest. Their Howard Van Doren Shaw designed apartment is filled top to bottom with interesting collections that Ray (former CEO of Blue Cross and Blue Shield) and spouse Judy have painstakingly built. An extensive collection of Shaker furniture, Noah’s Arks, Amish quilts and textiles, and weather vanes make up just part of this outstanding Chicago collection. A private, late afternoon tour by the McCaskey’s followed by cocktails and hearty hors d’oeuvres for you and up to 8 friends make this wonderful auction prize a unique adventure in the world of collecting.

Donated by Ray and Judy McCaskey.

Starting Bid: $800

Buy It Now: $1,500

 


AUCTION PRIZE 19

Romance for Two at Acadia
Date to be mutually agreed upon

Ryan McCaskey is well known in Chicago for his contemporary take on American cuisine. Acadia opened in 2012 to rave reviews and an immediate Michelin star. Join the Chef as he prepares a romantic or celebratory dinner for two that includes an eight-course tasting menu and wine pairing.

Donated by Acadia.

Starting Bid: $350

Buy it Now: $500

 


AUCTION PRIZE 20

Terlato Wines Armour Mansion Tour and Wine Tasting
Date to be mutually agreed upon

Enjoy the prized wines of the Terlato family surrounded by the architectural beauty of a bygone era by touring the historic Tangley Oaks Mansion in Lake Bluff, IL, with John Terlato, Vintner and Principal of Terlato Wine Group. Guests will also enjoy hors d'oeuvres and a wine tasting, featuring four of the Terlato Family’s most prized wines.

In 1916, meat-packing heir Philip D. Armour, III and his wife Gwendolen commissioned noted architect Harrie T. Lindeberg to design and build their country home, Tangley Oaks. Today, Tangley Oaks is often noted as one of the most important examples of Tudor Gothic architecture in America. This home is one of the grand estates of the bygone era of magnificent country estates. The home took sixteen years to complete and in its original configuration was comprised of 61 rooms, 100 closets, 15 bathrooms and nine fireplaces. Restored in 1996 by the Terlato Family, Tangley Oaks is listed on the U.S. Department of the Interior’s National Register of Historic Places.

The Terlato Family has been involved in the wine business for over 70 years and today they are hand-crafting prized and delicious wines from their California and Australian wine estates. Terlato Wines International is also the leading marketer of luxury wines in the United States, marketing more than one out of ten bottles of wine over $14 sold in America. Come and enjoy the beauty of Tangley Oaks and the amazing wines of the Terlato Family.

Tour and tasting is limited to 12 guests. Donated by Terlato Wines International.

Starting Bid: $600

Buy it Now: $1,500

 


AUCTION PRIZE 21

Pair of Therese Crowe Design Ltd Earrings

Therese Crowe has mastered a one-of-a kind jewelry art. Her designs are inspired by her love of architectural form and nature. The creative blend of bright white platinum, high karat yellow gold, and sterling silver, combined with beautiful diamonds, spectral colored stones, quirky geodes, fossils, and ancient roman coins is truly spectacular. Every piece is personally created in her studio in Chicago, Illinois. Therese, fondly known as Terry, describes her style as “timeless, decadent, and wearable."

Earrings up for auction are sterling silver fleur de lis with freshwater cultured pearl drops. Generously donated by Therese Crowe Design Ltd.

Starting Bid: $400

Buy it Now: $500

 

 


AUCTION PRIZE 22

Rome: An Exclusive Two-Day Private Tour of the Celestial City
Date to be mutually agreed upon in the Spring or Fall

1. Three Pilgrimage Churches with Fr. Ted Bohr, S.J.
Fr. Ted Bohr, S.J., has lived and studied in Mexico, Ecuador, Peru, and the Dominican Republic. He is an art historian teaching modern art and a course on the theology of the pilgrimage at Loyola’s John Felice Rome Center. This rare opportunity to see Rome through a Jesuit’s own experience is one for seasoned travelers who think they have seen it all.

2. Roman Historical Sites with Alexander Evers, Ph.D.
Dr. Alexander Evers has a Ph.D. in ancient history from Oxford University and has been a lecturer at Utrecht University in Holland since 2000. Prior to that, he served as a tutor in ancient history at Brasenose College in Oxford and as assistant dean (1998-1999). He is a practicing musician, playing organ and piano, both as a soloist and accompanying choirs, and performing in the Vatican Choir of Saint Peter’s in Rome. Dr. Evers will be visiting ancient sites to provide his scholarly insight into the significance of each site in the history of Rome.

Tour is available for a group of up to six people, including one day of pilgrimage churches and one day of Roman historical sites. Donated by Fr. Ted Bohr, S.J., Dr. Alexander Evers, Fr. Mark Bosco, and the John Felice Rome Center: Loyola University Chicago.

Starting Bid: $1,500

Buy it Now: $2,500

 

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