2022 Coveted Couture Gala Auction Items

INSPIRATO CLUB MEMBERSHIP

$15,000 Starting Bid

  • One complimentary year of Club Membership and ability to book anywhere within Inspirato’s luxury portfolio of exclusive vacation homes, resort and hotel partners, and one-of-a-kind experiences.
  • Includes a Complimentary vacation from Inspirato’s Bonus Trip List for a 3–4-night stay at your choice of many luxury destinations. Airfare not included. After you have enjoyed your complimentary vacation, travel as little or as much as you like, paying nightly rates as you go. Amenities include personalized trip planning, daily housekeeping, and dedicated on-site concierge services during your stay. Membership benefits will begin on Saturday, April 30, 2022.

Generously donated by Ann and Michael Tarwater

ULTIMATE RACING PACKAGE

$10,000 Starting Bid

  • Jimmie Johnson Racing Package includes four tickets to a 2022 IndyCar Series race or a IMSA Endurance Cup race (excludes the Indy 500). VIP access to the paddock, pit road, and meet-and-greet with seven-time NASCAR champion and current IndyCar Series driver Jimmie Johnson. Enjoy a high-speed ride in an IndyCar Experience race car (depending on racetrack and availability) and an autographed gift. Generously donated by Chandra and Jimmie Johnson.
  • Indianapolis 500 Package: 2 grandstand tickets, credentials for garage area, and gift bag.

Generously donated by PNC Bank.

STEPHEN WILSON WORKS

$1,500 Starting Bid

  • Butterfly Swarm, 2021 — 12-by-12 inch, mixed media
  • Byzantine Purple Butterfly Tree Variation, 2020 – 12-by-12 inch, mixed media

Generously donated by Toshkova Fine Art Gallery + Advisor.

KRISTIN HEINRICH CLOSET EDIT

$500 Starting Bid

  • A 3-hour closet edit with Kristin Heinrich, a Charlotte-based professional fashion stylist for women and men.
  • Includes assessing wardrobe dilemmas and style goals, editing, organizing, and re-styling existing clothing and accessories, and de-cluttering by determining what is dated, unflattering or worn out. She will also arrange pulled together looks for all occasions mingling existing items with new purchases to make getting dressed fun!

Generously donated by Kristin Heinrich.

ANNA SUI AUTOGRAPHED COLLECTORS BOHO BARBIE

$300 Starting Bid

  • Autographed Anna Sui collector’s item Boho Barbie to commemorate The Mint Museum’s 2022 exhibition The World of Anna Sui, presented by PNC Bank.

Generously donated by Anna Sui.

2022 COVETED COUTURE GALA PADDLE RAISE ITEMS

TRAVEL TO BARCELONA AND PARIS WITH THE MINT MUSEUM & SAPPHIRE CIRCLE

$50,000

  • Trip for two to Barcelona and Paris in June 2023 with Todd A. Herman, PhD., Mint President & CEO. Enjoy exclusive access to Picasso museums and private collections. Including luxury hotel accommodations (excludes airfare).
  •  Individual sponsorship recognition for Picasso Landscapes: Out of Bounds.
  • Sapphire Circle Crown Society benefits and recognition for one year, including an invitation to the exclusive Diamond Circle Dinner.
  • Named brick on Mint Museum Randolph’s front façade terrace.

GALLERY DINNER & DIAMOND CIRCLE

$15,000

  • Cocktails & a sit-down dinner for 10 with Todd A. Herman, PhD in Mint Museum Uptown’s Craft + Design galleries
  • Includes curator-lead tour of your choice
  • Diamond Circle Crown Society benefits and recognition for one year, including an invitation to the exclusive Diamond Circle Dinner.
  • Named brick on Mint Museum Randolph’s front façade terrace.

PRIVATE TOUR, RECEPTION & DIAMOND CIRCLE

$10,000

  • Curator-led tour and reception with cocktails and hors d’oeuvres for 25
  • Diamond Circle Crown Society benefits and recognition for one year, including an invitation to the exclusive Diamond Circle Dinner.
  • Named brick on Mint Museum Randolph’s front façade terrace.

PRIORITY TRAVEL OPPORTUNITIES & PLATINUM PLUS CIRCLE

$7,500

  • Priority invitation to all international and domestic travel opportunities with The Mint Museum.
  • Platinum Plus Circle Crown Society benefits and recognition for one year.
  • Named brick on Mint Museum Randolph’s front façade terrace.

DIVERSITY, EQUITY, INCLUSION, AND ACCESSIBILITY (DEIA) SUPPORT & PLATINUM CIRCLE

  • Support the Mint’s DEIA initiatives including underwriting internships for college students.
  • Platinum Circle Crown Society benefits and recognition for one year.
  • Named brick on Mint Museum Randolph’s front façade terrace.

PRIVATE TOUR & GOLD CIRCLE

$2,500

  • Private tour for up to 10 people for the exhibition or collection of your choice
  • Gold Circle Crown Society benefits and recognition for one year.
  • Named brick on Mint Museum Randolph’s front façade terrace.

CHILDREN’S STUDIO PROGRAMS & SILVER CIRCLE

$1,200

  • Support Summer Crafts on the Lawn by contributing towards teaching instructors and art materials as well as enhanced seating opportunities on Mint Museum Randolph’s grounds.
  • Silver Circle Crown Society benefits and recognition.

ART KITS & CHAMPION MEMBERSHIP

$500

  • Support museum outreach by helping to provide materials for 150 free Mini Art Kits.
  • Mint Champion membership benefits and recognition.

WILD WEDNESDAYS & SUPPORTER MEMBERSHIP

$250

  • Underwrite costs of instructor fees, demonstrating artist honoraria, and materials for Wild Wednesday family nights at Mint Museum Randolph.
  • Mint Supporter membership benefits and recognition.