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The 27th annual Wine Auction

June 10, 2023 | 6:00 – 11:00 pm

Auction Chairs, Laura and Nevin Nussbaum

The annual wine auction is an evening of fabulous art, fine wines, great food and a one-of-a-kind auction experience in the spectacular Beatrice Knapp McDowell Grand Lobby of the Akron Art Museum. More than 200 community leaders, art lovers, and aficionados of fine wine and gourmet dining are expected to attend.

Sponsorship of this event provides a recognizable way for you to support the Akron Art Museum in its mission to invite all people to enrich their lives through modern and contemporary art. Your support helps us continue to offer inspiration and creative experiences with art and artists. We are thrilled to welcome so many to the Museum to learn, play, and grow while connecting with art including:

Host thousands
of student visitors

Foster creativity though
supplies and materials in
our Open Studio

Provide art
and art history

Special exhibitions
featuring local

Sponsorship recognition opportunities include:

Prior to event

  • Press release to regional news outlets
  • Save the Date postcards
  • Printed invitations
  • Announcement in Spring 2023 View Magazine [2,500+printed copies, 1,800+ mailed to Museum membership, donors and partner organizations, 700+ distributed to Museum visitors and via Museum appearances at offsite events]
  • e-blasts sent to approx. 20,000+ opt-in subscribers
  • Akron Art Museum website presence on dedicated Auction landing page
  • Event signage at the Museum
  • 200+ Auction Catalogs distributed to Auction guests
  • Announced recognition at event
Post event
  • Event summary report in Fall 2023 View Magazine
  • Social Media wrap-up and thank-you posts
  • Museum website wrap-up and thank-you page
  • e-blast wrap-up and thank-you story