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Art for All Gala 2018 Auction

April 13, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Moonlight Studios

These irresistible packages will be auctioned off at our Art for All Gala on April 13, 2018. All proceeds support our arts programs – and you get to leave the party with an incredible prize. Click on an image or scroll down to learn more, and purchase Gala tickets here! Prepare your bidding prowess!

Private Luxury Villa in Bali

7 nights for 8 people

Villa Paradiso is an exquisite private home, recently built and located on the tranquil eastern coast of Bali, in the village of Amed. It sits just a few hundred meters from the beach and has stunning views of both the ocean and the lush river valley and mountains beyond. Discover the culture, beauty, and delightful people of Bali while enjoying a truly unique vacation and adventure on this lovely tropical island in the Indian Ocean! Package features daily breakfast at the Bar Pazzo, four full body massages, a special dinner in the villa for eight, and a diving excursion for up to two people, as well as round trip airport transportation to and from the villa. The main house has three bedrooms each with en-suite bathrooms and air conditioning. There is a separate poolside cottage that sleeps two. The villa features a private 40-foot swimming pool and shallow wading pool.

Thank You: Go Charity



Autographed Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers Guitar

Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers Autographed Limited Edition Guitar. Only 25 are available in the world! Autographed by all six band members: Tom Petty, Michael Campbell, Ron Blair, Benmont Tench, Steve Ferrone, and Scott Thurston. Ron Blair drew the famous Heartbreakers heart logo with the arrow through it with his signature. Steve Ferrone wrote “Heartbreakers!!” with his signature.

Thank You: Charity Fundraising



Urban Winemaking with City Winery’s 1/2 Barrel Membership

City Winery offers you the chance to make your own 1/2 barrel of wine with hands-on experiences in all facets of the winemaking process, from the initial crush of the grapes to creating a custom blend and private label. Imagine walking up to an oak wine barrel with your name on it in the City Winery cellar, pulling a sample of your personal vintage to taste with friends and colleagues, then walking into the private dining room to enjoy dinner – a priceless experience in the heart of Chicago. Barrel ownership is City Winery’s most personalized service, offering participation in all stages of winemaking (grape selection, crush and maceration, aging, blending, and bottling and labeling). 1/2 Barrel membership includes private tasting sessions with City Winery’s head winemaker, special sessions and access to the crush and other events, as well as a membership to Vinofile, the exclusive wine club of City Winery.

Thank you: City Winery



Madhatter Cottage in Macatawa, Michigan

7 nights for 13 people

Nestled in the North Hill woods between an expansive beach on Lake Michigan and the Eldean’s Marina in Lake Macatawa, this cottage welcomes families and friends. Relax with a book on the screen porch; entertain guests on the deck surrounding the cottage; or walk a block to the beach on Lake Michigan to soak in the sun, swim, or kayak through the channel from one lake to the other. Five miles from Holland, Michigan, ten miles from Saugatuck, and twenty-five miles from Grand Rapids with the world-renowned Meijers’ Sculpture Garden; a three-hour drive from Chicago.

Thank You: Tammy & Eric Steele



Fantastical Getaway in Dubrovnik, Croatia

7 nights for 4 people

Escape to the magical destination of Dubrovnik, Croatia – pretty dazzling photo, right? It’s even better in real life, we promise. This is one of the filming locales for “Game of Thrones” and the minute you arrive you’ll understand why. Enjoy stunning views of the Adriatic Sea, Dalmatian coastline, and the beautiful city itself from your 2-bedroom, 2-bathroom apartment. Experience a walking tour of the medieval Old City and take in the tastes of this uniquely rich region with a food and wine tour.

Thank You: WOW Factor Lifetime Experiences



Tuscany Truffle Hunt at Cortona Countryside Villa

7 nights for 4 people

Enjoy a 7-night stay for up to four people in a 2-bedroom, 3-bath villa in the Cortona countryside. Surrounded by olive groves and overlooking the peaceful valley of Valdichiana, you’ll experience the best of both worlds with an ideal location for a private getaway within a short distance from the town of Cortona. The outdoor terrace offers beautiful views and a perfect spot for barbecues and dining al fresco. The garden and private swimming pool allow guests to relax under the Tuscan sun. Package includes daily chef-prepared breakfast and a 1/2 day truffle hunting excursion: Participate in a unique and desirable experience to learn about the seduction of truffles at a beautiful medieval hamlet set in the Tuscan Woods. Join expert hunters with their trained dogs who will show you how to find and dig up truffles. Afterwards, you will visit a small truffle museum at a local farm and learn how to use and preserve the precious produce. Savor a marvelous 4-course lunch with local truffle-based dishes and delicious wines all prepared and served by the farmhouse owner.

Thank You: Winspire



Icelandic Adventure: Private Cottage and Two Walking Tours

7 nights for 4 people

Experience Iceland’s natural charm and beauty! Your cottage is located in the old center of Reykjavik with plenty of restaurants, cafes, and bars in easy walking distance. The house is fully renovated in chic old/new style featuring two bedrooms and a fold out bed in the living room, two bathrooms, a full kitchen and veranda with sweeping views of the city. Your trip includes two tours: A Walk with a Viking is a walking tour and introduction to Reykjavik bringing the history of Iceland to life with interesting stories and Icelandic mythology. This tour includes visits to all the famous landmarks in the city center, such as Hallgrímskirkja Church, (the tallest structure in Iceland). Your second tour, the Golden Cricle & Secret Lagoon Tour, features a visit to the Thingvellir National Park and begins with a leisurely swim in the Secret Lagoon, one of the oldest natural geothermal pools in Iceland. After your swim, embark on the tour to the Geysir geothermal area, where Strokkur fountain geyser spouts water high into the air every few minutes. You’ll also visit the majestic “Golden Waterfall” of Gullfoss, considered by many to be Iceland’s most beautiful waterfall.

Thank You: WOW Factor Lifetime Experiences



Costa Rican Oceanview Luxury Villa

7 nights for 10 people

This is a spectacular oceanview villa that offers you all the luxuries you could ever wish for, guaranteeing the perfect secluded and memorable vacation. The house provides privacy, comfort, and a convenient location only 1.5 kilometers from the center of town. Situated above the hotel on a private hilltop, the incredible views stretch all along the Pacific coastline and back through the jungle at the rear of the house, making the 360-degree view the best in Mal Pais. The villa has five oceanview bedrooms, each with their own ensuite bathroom. The house sleeps up to ten guests and boasts an outdoor infinity pool and jacuzzi. Plus! Forbes Magazine voted the beaches of Mal Pais and neighboring Santa Teresa as “One of the Ten Most Beautiful in the World.”

Thank You: Go Charity



MINI LIVE AUCTION (see package details below)


Limelight Catered Dinner for 10

Enjoy a seasonal chef ’s tasting menu and paired wines for 10 guests at the beautifully appointed Limelight event space. A tour of Limelight Kitchen and an interactive cooking demo are included in your dinner menu. While you enjoy your meal, you’ll also be entertained by an Urban Gateways artist!

Thank You: Limelight and Urban Gateways


Your Choice Luxury Resort in Mexico

2 adults & 2 children, 7 nights

A luxury collection of beach front resorts to choose from. Located in stunning destinations along the most beautiful beaches in Mexico, where everything has been crafted for happiness! Enjoy luxurious accommodations, endless pools, world-class restaurants, activities for all ages, and a staff that caters to your every need. When you stay at Mayan Palace or the Grand Mayan, you’ll enjoy a vacation filled with fun, relaxation, and the very best service in Mexico. With multiple destinations offering distinctly unique and beautiful locales, every trip offers new and exciting ways to vacation with the same comfortable and friendly atmosphere. This package includes a 7 night stay for two adults and two children (under the age of 11) in any of the following destinations: Acapulco, Cabo San Lucas, Nuevo Vallarta, Mazatlan, Puerto Vallarta, Puerto Penasco, or Cancun-Riviera Maya.

Thank You: Vidanta


Autographed Patrick Kane Jersey & 2 Chicago Blackhawks Tickets

Calling all Hawks fans! Take home this autographed Chicago Blackhawks jersey signed by Patrick Kane. The professionally framed and matted jersey is accompanied with a Frameworth Certificate of Authenticity and a matching tamper-proof hologram on the jersey. You’ll also be able to check out the action in person with two tickets to a Chicago Blackhawks game during the upcoming 2018-19 season.

Thank You: Hobbs Hobby Hut & Pat and Pam Condon


Fairmont Scottsdale Golf & Spa

3 nights for 2 people

With more than 300 days of sunshine each year, Scottsdale lies in the heart of the lush Sonoran Desert. Championship golf courses challenge your skills on artful layouts that wind around mammoth boulders and towering Saguaro cacti. Local spas tap into ancient Native American healing techniques to soothe your body and soul. And a vibrant downtown tempts you with world-class shopping, fine art galleries, renowned restaurants, and high-energy nightlife. Enjoy a 3-night stay in a standard Fairmont room including daily breakfast for two at this AAA 5-Diamond resort.  Amenities include four top-ranked Arizona restaurants, six sparkling pools with two water slides, two Jacuzzis, fitness center, and Kid’s Club programs. You’ll also receive $500 in Fairmont gift cards that can be used towards golf rounds at TPC Scottsdale and/or spa treatments at the Fairmont Well & Being Spa.

Thank You: Winspire


Wines for Humanity Tasting

Wow your friends with a 6 bottle in-home wine tasting for up to 20 guests, including a private wine advisor for two hours.

Thank You: Wines for Humanity


April 13, 2018
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm


Moonlight Studios
1446 W Kinzie St
Chicago, IL 60642 United States
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