Tea Service: 3:30 pm – High Tea – Sold Out – Those interested are welcome to join (free of charge) after tea service is complete at 4:30pm for cocktails and the remainder of the auction.
Location: Richmond Art Gallery, 7700 Minoru Gate
Schedule of events:
3:30pm – Welcome
3:40pm – Tea Service
4:30pm – Best Dressed Awards
4:45pm – Live performance
5:15pm – Auction Lot #1 Closed
5:20pm – Wild Sweets Chocolate Talk
5:50pm – Auction Lot #2 Closed
7:00pm – Event closes
Join us for an afternoon high tea with performances, tasty snacks, handmade cocktails and a silent art auction representing the gallery’s past, present and future all to benefit the diverse programming of the Richmond Art Gallery. Dress to impress in your best high tea attire. Best dressed ‘High Tea’ and best ‘Fascinator’ will be awarded at the event.
Alongside the event, RAGA presents a unique all chocolate installation titled Abstract Geometry developed by the creative team of Wild Sweets. Dominique & Cindy Duby of Wild Sweets are internationally acclaimed award-winning pastry chefs / chocolatiers. The duo have been ranked one of the ‘25 Best chocolatiers in the World’, awarded ‘Best Chocolatiers in America’ and ranked ‘Top 10 Pastry Chefs in the World’ while leading Pastry Team Canada. More info on Wild Sweets here.
Silent Auction includes works by: Diyan Achjadi, Carl Beam, Richard Bedwash, Chris Charlebois, Tony Chu, Caroline Dahlmanns, Margreth Fry, Chris Gallagher, Greg Girard, Jennifer Heine, Jill Henderson, Jeanette Jarville, Russna Kaur, Miao Ting Lee, Brian (Pashigeesic) Marion, Jonathan Middleton, Adrienne Moore, Russel M. Noganosh, Holly Schmidt, Ho Tam, Karen Tam, Pierre Vassura, Biliana Velkova, Lorraine Wellman, Janice Wu, Debra Zhou and more. Plus special items from Gateway Theatre, Richmond Oval, Arts Club Theatre Company, Vancouver International Film Festival, Vancouver International Wine Festival, Vancouver Art Gallery, Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery, Richmond Center- Indigo Spirit Books and Gift and many more.
High Tea Menu
provided by Gallery Cafe (https://www.thegallerycafe.ca/)
Selection of teas provided by Nikaido Tea
+ Special spiked tea cocktails – (Cash Bar)
– Egg salad & avocado pinwheels
– Chicken salad squares
– Smoked salmon on rye with cream cheese & capers
– Cucumber & cream cheese triangles
– Miniature Lemon chiffon tartlet
– White chocolate mousse in a dark chocolate mousse cup
– Strawberry Lavender scone
*Vegan options available upon request
TICKETS – High Tea – Sold Out – Those interested are welcome to join (free of charge) after tea service is complete at 4:30pm for cocktails and the remainder of the auction.
RAGA Members $30
Non-Members $40 (Includes a one-year RAGA membership)
Purchase online (below), or email: firstname.lastname@example.org, phone: 604-247-8314
HIGH TEA MENU
Provided by Gallery Cafe
Selection of teas
Egg salad & avocado pinwheels
Chicken salad squares
Smoked salmon on rye with cream cheese & capers
Cucumber & cream cheese triangles
Miniature Lemon chiffon tartlet
White chocolate mousse in a dark chocolate mousse cup
Strawberry Lavender scone