Festival International Hosts Fundraising Event Evaluation Day


News from Festival International
Festival International de Louisiane
315 Lee Ave,
Lafayette, La 70501
337.232.8086/ Fax 337.233.7536

January 9, 2017
For Immediate Release
Contact: April Courville, Marketing Director april@festivalinternational.org
Festival International Hosts Fundraising Event Evaluation Day

What: Evaluation Day
Who: Festival International’s special events committee, feat. Neal Auction Company of New Orleans
When: Saturday, January 28, 2017
11:00 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Where: Petroleum Club, 111 Heymann Boulevard, Lafayette, LA.

Tickets are $50 per person and may be purchased in advance on Festival International’s website. Only 100 tickets will be sold. Each ticket holder will be allowed to bring one to three objects to be evaluated by an auction house specialist. Tickets are extremely limited due to the time involved in the evaluation process. The public is encouraged to purchase tickets well in advance to secure their evaluation spot.

The organization is encouraging patrons to bring valuable items to be evaluated such as: paintings, drawings and prints (excluding Asian art); photography, sculpture, furniture, decorative objects (excluding American Indian and Pre-Columbian); books, maps, manuscripts, scientific instruments, lighting, clocks, pottery, porcelain, and silver.

The following items will be excluded: clothing, coins, comic books, dolls, electronics, jewelry, musical instruments, netsuke or inro, sports memorabilia, stamps, toys, and weapons. For more information, please contact special events committee chair, Buz Reid at info@festivalinternational.org.
About Neal Auction Company

Neal Auction Company has achieved international recognition as the South’s preeminent antique and fine art auction gallery. Neal Auction Company has a thirty-three-year history of achieving record prices for paintings, furniture, sculpture, silver and decorative arts.
For more information, visit www.nealauction.com.

About Festival International de Louisiane

Festival International de Louisiane is a non-profit organization that produces the largest International music and arts festival in the United States with a special emphasis on the connection between Acadiana and the Francophone world and an estimated economic impact of 49 million annually. With over 300,000 festival goers every year, the annual festival features musical performances by artists from over 20 countries along with workshops, exhibits, visual art, theater and other forms of performance arts. The 5-day festival is held in April transforming downtown Lafayette, Louisiana into an entertainment mecca.
Celebrate 31 years of Festival International de Louisiane, April 26-30, 2017!

Festival International de Louisiane
315 Lee Ave.
Lafayette, LA 70501
April 26-30, 2017


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