The Artists Gone Wild Silent Art Auction is May 20 from 5 to 8 p.m. at White Key Gallery, 404 E Lincolnway, Valparaiso, Ind. Hosted by Humane Society Calumet Area’s Moraine Ridge Wildlife Rehabilitation Center (MRWRC), the fundraising event will feature works of art in a variety of media—photography, paintings, mixed media, pottery, jewelry and more—available for bid.
The event is free and open to the public and will showcase artwork by local artists. Guests can enjoy live music, food, drinks, a community art project, activities and more.
Donations of photography, paintings, mixed media, pottery, jewelry and more are appreciated. Artwork will be displayed in the gallery for the public to view and bid on during the event. A short biography and contact information of the artist or recognition of the donor will be included.
Proceeds benefit the injured and orphaned wildlife cared for and rehabilitated by MRWRC.
To learn more about the event or donate a work of art, contact MRWRC at 219.299.8027 or [email protected] For more information on MRWRC, visit www.mrwildliferehab.org.
About Moraine Ridge Wildlife Rehabilitation Center
MRWRC was founded in 1997 by a group of wildlife rehabilitators and enthusiasts. Its primary mission is to rescue, rehabilitate and return orphaned and injured wildlife to the wild. In addition, the center provides educational opportunities for the community that promote informed and humane interaction with native wildlife. In 2014, MRWRC partnered with Humane Society Calumet Area, which allowed the center to substantially expand the scope of its mission and delivery of its services. In 2015, MRWRC admitted 1,075 injured and orphaned native wildlife.