Artclectic 2022 Chairs:
Donna Gilliam, Amy Manoukian and Kim Sandler Rhodes
Unless otherwise noted, all events are free and open to the public. All tickets are on sale now.
It’s possible to attend Artclectic every single day and have a different experience. Bring your spouse, your mom, your book club, your kids…there’s something for everyone at this celebration of art and community at USN.
Proceeds from Artclectic support innovative teaching by providing funds for our extraordinary teachers to attend workshops, explore new ways of teaching, and bring back innovative and visionary ideas to share with our students and our community.
Thursday, October 20
Whether you’re a serious art lover or an enthusiastic mingler, the Patrons Party is the first opportunity to view the stunning artwork available at Artclectic. This year’s elevated event boasts a vibrant, Gatsby-inspired theme with plentiful food from Strategic Hospitality and nostalgic libations from Lipman Brothers.
Chairs: Tara Goldberg and Shalene Gray
6:00 – 6:30 p.m. Innovators Reception ($250 per person, includes admittance to the Patrons Party)
6:30 – 9:30 p.m. Patrons Party ($150 per person)
Friday, October 21
Café Artclectic brings together parents of alumni, former USN faculty, and Gold Circle alumni for an opportunity to reconnect, enjoy coffee and conversation, and tour the Artclectic gallery with friends.
Chairs: Lori Seigle and Sarah Nadler Wolf ‘99
10:00 – 11:30 a.m.
11:00 a.m. Grant Garmezy demonstration
ARTbash Alumni Happy Hour
PDS/USN Alumni are invited to enjoy drinks, light bites, catching up with classmates and visiting with alumni artists Gabby Shaff Friedman ’80, Grant Garmezy ’03, Mclaine Richardson ’04, and Adrien Saporiti ’06.
This unique educational and tasting experience is hosted by John Brittle of the Whiskey House. Learn everything from the basics to what really is whiskey versus bourbon versus scotch to what the big deal is about age. Guests will take home a commemorative, USN-branded bourbon glass created by featured artist Grant Garmezy.
Chair: Arnita Ozgener
Sponsors: Escape Day Spa & Salon and Sprintz
6:00 – 7:30 p.m. ($250 per person)
We welcome the art-loving community to join us for light bites from Red Pebbles Hospitality and drinks from Lipman Brothers. Stroll the gallery before heading off to dinner or stay the whole night and interact with artists and friends.
Chairs: Sarah Bishop, Katherine Hale, Clare Martinez and Magda Schleicher
Sponsors: Steven R. Hecklin, D.M.D., PLLC and Electronic Express
6:30 – 9:30 p.m.
Saturday, October 22
Join us for a whole new Saturday experience. A lively fair atmosphere includes activities for children with artist demonstrations, scavenger hunts, a DJ, games and art projects. There’s a partnership with Wond’ry for “make and take” art projects. Food trucks will provide nourishment during a full day of shopping and creating.
Chairs: Dina Caplan, Charlotte Langerman and Jen Sacks
Sponsor: The Bentley Family
10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.