Art After Dark has been reimagined this year as a virtual experience—hosted by Jan Arnold, CND co-founder and style director, and Gwen Bates, Director of Fashion Week San Diego. Gather with those on your quarantine list and celebrate Halloween with a visual spectacle of wearable art that is equal parts art, fashion, and fun!
Enjoy an eclectic fashion show live-streamed from the museum, complete with commentary and behind the scenes peeks at the road to the runway. In addition to voting on favorite looks, bidding on coveted must-haves will be available. Be sure to get your tickets early before prices increase on October 26.
(Above) Pinion Queen by Saki the Artist, hair and makeup by Bellus Academy with nails by CND, photography by Christyl O’Flaherty.
The preshow begins at 6:00pm with flashbacks to prior years’ Art After Dark experiences and entertainment. Hosts will then share the road to the runway for this year’s artists and their extreme wearable art.
Eclectic wearable art creations by local fashionistas and featured artist Melissa Meier will strut their way across the runway. Cast your vote for the People’s Choice winner and bid on your favorite ensembles and accessories. Click here to preview the artwork and bid on your favorites.
DJ HOUSE PARTY
After the fashion show, DJ Mandy will keep your house party rocking as she spins favorite tunes until 9:00pm. Click here to submit a song request.
(Above) Pictured, Roberta Goulart, videographer, and Stephen Peterson, photographer
Featuring artwork by Andrea Antonorsi, Mohammad Aziz, Dia Bassett, Isa Beniston, Diana Carey, Emmanuelle Chammah, Sheri Cohen, John Dillemuth, Mary Foote, Sean-Michael Gettys, Randy L Harwood, Susan Lafica, Jessica Lindzy, Renetta Lloyd, Melissa Meier, Beata Mierzwa, Christiann Moore, Beatriz Mora-Hussar, Stacy Nixon, Jami Oliver, Marty Ornish, Taylor Payne, Fiona Phillips, Claudia Robinson, Jan Rolston, Julio M Romero, Saki, Lucy Stefanko, Danielle Giudici Wallis, and Danielle Zhang.
(Above) Photo by Marcela Laskoski on Unsplash.
So you've decided to host a Night of the Living Art Watch Party Sponsor in support of OMA. Congratulations, and thank you! Here are some tips to help you and your guests enjoy a safe and amazing experience from the comfort of your home.
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(Above) Photo by Emily Morter on Unsplash.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
How do I register?
Click the green Register button at the top of this page to get started. You must enter your credit card information to register, but your credit card will not be charged unless and until you are the successful bidder on an item.
If you are already registered, click the blue "Already Registered?" link at the top of this page to go to the auction page, preview the art, and start bidding. Our friends at BetterUnite have put together a great video tutorial to help you get started. Watch here.
How are the fees calculated on my tickets and items purchased?
Night of the Living Art: An Art After Dark Fashion Extravaganza is a fundraising event for Oceanside Museum of Art (OMA). The BetterUnite Platform best allows us to share this one-of-a-kind virtual experience with you. There is a standard 2.9% credit card fee plus $0.30 transaction to WePay and a 2% "tip" to BetterUnite as the host platform. These fees are optional. Opting to cover the fees helps OMA defray some of the costs associated with the event.
How do I preview the artwork?
Once you have received your ticket, go to the Auction page here. Click on each lot's photo or title to see more images and learn more about the artwork and artist.
How long is the auction open for bidding?
Bidding closes at midnight PT on November 8, 2020,
How do I pay for my items?
Payment must be made directly through our secure checkout page on the BetterUnite platform. You must pre-register your card to start bidding. Your card will not be charged unless and until you are the successful bidder on an item.
How long do I have to pay for my auction items?
Auction items must be paid in full at the close of bidding on November 8, 2020. The credit card you registered with will be charged for all of the items you were the winning bidder.
What type of payment do you accept?
We accept Visa, Mastercard, Discover, and American Express via the secure checkout page on the BetterUnite platform.
How do I get the artwork purchased?
Artwork can be picked up at OMA on November 12 and 13, from 11:00-4:00pm without an appointment. A limited number of appointments on alternate dates can be scheduled. Successful bidders should make every effort to remove their winning item(s) during the official artwork pick-up times and dates mentioned above.
What if I have a question that wasn't answered here?
Please contact OMA at (760) 435-3730 or firstname.lastname@example.org with any additional questions or concerns.
By clicking to bid, you have agreed to the auction procedures and have entered into a legally binding contract to purchase the item if your bid is the winning bid. The highest bidder will be the successful purchaser. OMA is not liable for any occurrence resulting from the use of auctioned items or services. All sales are final. Refunds or exchanges are not allowed.
Every effort has been made to describe all auction items accurately. Still, all items are sold "as is" and without warranty or representation of any kind regarding the description, authenticity, value, or fitness of items. Each artist has determined the value and details of the artwork.
Oceanside, CA city sales tax of 8.25% will apply to the full purchase price of all auction items unless proof of non-taxable status can be shown at the time of purchase. Sales tax will show up on your receipt as a miscellaneous charge added to the price of your purchased artwork.
Payment & Collection
Payment for all auction items must be made in full no later than November 8, 2020. Full payment must be made before any item is removed from the museum premises.
All sales are final. Refunds or exchanges are not allowed.