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SAVE THE DATE: 11/19/21 

Come As You ART to this year’s ACG’s annual Gala! ACG invites YOU, all of you in our community, to “come as you are”, how you want, wearing what you want, with whom you wish… We just want you there so we can celebrate TOGETHER. 


On Friday, November 19, starting at 7:00 p.m., ACG will live- stream a virtual evening of fun! It will be jam packed with local artists highlights, live art performances, an awards ceremony, an online silent auction, a live auction, raffle prizes, and oh, so much more! So mark your calendars for a night you won’t want to miss. 


Get your General Admission tickets to the Come as You ART Gala! All proceeds go towards the mission of Albany Center Gallery for supporting and promoting local and regional artists. We are offering different levels of general admission. It will be a virtual event, but you will receive physical items in a Gala Care Package (GCP). Levels correspond to what is included in the GCP. 

$25 - admission to the event, program book, a Support Local Art sticker designed by local artist Cara Hanley, the latest #CapitalWalls mural map, a specialized cocktail & mocktail drink menu, and more!

$50 - all the above benefits, two drink coasters, and a NEW More Art Everywhere magnet designed by a local artist.

$75 - all the above benefits, a matching NEW More Art Everywhere enamel pin, AND $5 off a ticket to February 2022’s Winter Art Fest with Albany Distilling Co.

$100 - all the above benefits AND a free raffle ticket for the Gala Raffle (more info below)

Note: admission tickets will not be mailed to you. You will receive email reminders with event links, so please make sure the email you provide during check out is one you frequently use and that emails from are marked as “not junk” or “not spam”.

Tickets may also be purchased by mailing cash or check to Albany Center Gallery, 488 Broadway, Suite 107, Albany NY, 12207. Please include your full name, phone number, and valid email address.

You can support the Come As You ART Gala by:


Raffle Tickets!

1 ticket for $25 or 5 for $100 ... 3 Chances to Win! Buy them here.

Drawing will be held on Friday evening, Nov. 19, 2021 at the Come As You ART Virtual Gala.

Grand Prize: 7 Night, a 4 star or better timeshare resort vacation, accommodations for 2 - 4 persons, with a 2 year travel window, and a $500 VISA Gift Card. Minimum package value of $1,750. Winner's choice of destinations includes anywhere in the US. Dates, specific resorts, and size of accommodations subject to availability.

2nd Prize:  $500 Gift Card.

3rd Prize:  $250 Dining Card to The Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, NY.

Raffle tickets may also be purchased by mailing cash or check to Albany Center Gallery, 488 Broadway, Suite 107, Albany, NY, 12207. Please include your full name, phone number, and valid email address. Payment for raffle tickets MUST be received before the event by November 19. You do not need to be present to win.

To learn more about the rules & regulations of the raffle, click here!


Make sure you are signed up for our emails to be the first to hear all the gala updates HERE.

Thank you to our sponsors & donors so far!

(as of 10/8/2021)

Corporate Sponsors


David Phaff & Howard Hanna Real Estate Services * 

Kevin Dubner, VP & Wealth Manager, Steward Partners Global Advisory, LLC * 


Albany Parking Authority

Jankow Companies, Inc.

RJ McNamara - Financial Consultants


Rosenblum Development Corp.

Stewart's Shops

Windsor Development Group Inc.


Honorary Committee


Ellen B. Brickman, James Carr, Kevin & Cindi Dubner, James M. Gaughan & Keith C. Lee, Carol Anne Germain, Carlsbury Gonzalez & Patricia Triller, Robin Gordon, Jessica & Tom Hansen, William Harris, Esq. & Holly Katz, Ellen Jabbur, Annette Nanes & Scott Meyer, David M. Phaff, Joann Ryan


Peter & Lauren Gannon, Kendall Gardner, Gary Gold & Nancy Pierson, Tammis K. Groft, David Hochfelder & Ann Pfau, Rita & Daniel Papandrea, Susan Richardson, Melanie Stevenson


Dorice Brickman, Lisa Brown, Assemblymember Patricia Fahy, Mark Harris & Melanie Greenspan, Mary Kate & Mark McCarty, Hazal & Doruk Ozturk, John & Patty Paduano, William O. Pettit III, Rosemarie V. Rosen, Mayor Kathy Sheehan, Theresa & Carl Swidorski


Auction Donors

Albany Institute of History & Art, Albany Symphony, The Bell House Project, Carlsbury Gonzalez, Capital Rep Theatre, Colonial Cleaners, Hazal Ozturk, Hoffman Development Corporation, Holly Katz, Jae Schalekamp, Kevin & Cindi Dubner, Kim Tateo, Lark Street Mercantile, Lysenko Dental, Musicians of Ma'alwyck, National Baseball Hall of Fame, New World Bistro Bar, Proctors Theatre, Renaissance Hotel, Robert Moylan, South End Powder Coating, Sylvie Kantorovitz, Tina Lincer, Troy Savings Bank Music Hall, USS Slater, Western Turnpike Golf Course


*ACG Premier Sponsors