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Wednesday, August 15, 2012

NBOC Tutu Project tutus to be auctioned

The Design Exchange and The National Ballet of Canada present The Tutu Project Auction featuring a discussion with Karen Kain and Caroline O'Brien

You and a guest are invited to join us for an exclusive opportunity to own a piece of The National Ballet of Canada's history. Fifty-six one of a kind pieces made by some of Canada's top artists and designers, including VAWK, Julie Moon, David Dixon, Shay Lowe Jewellery, Juma and Corps de Ballet member Krista Dowson, will be auctioned as part of a fundraiser for the National Ballet.

Includes a special discussion with Karen Kain, Artistic Director of the National Ballet, and Caroline O'Brien, curator of 60 Years of Designing the Ballet.

Tuesday, Aug 28th
6:00 pm
Doors open, silent auction begins
6:30 – 7:00 pm
Discussion with Karen Kain and Caroline O'Brien
7:00 pm
Live auction (silent auction to continue until 8:00 pm)

$20 / $15 for DX Members
Includes 2 complimentary beverages and light fare
Design Exchange, 234 Bay Street


Silent auction will take place for the duration of the evening.
All auction proceeds will support The National Ballet of Canada. Ticket proceeds will support DX Youth Education Programming. The Tutu Project is sponsored by The Volunteer Committee, The National Ballet of Canada. This event has been financially assisted by the Ontario Cultural Attractions Fund of the Government of Ontario through the Ministry of Tourism and Culture, administered by the Ontario Cultural Attractions Fund Corporation.

Photo: Karen Kain in Swan Lake,1976. Photo by Andrew Oxenham

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