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Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What is the timeline for the evening?

Cocktail Reception: 5:30pm
Patron Dinner and Live Art Auction: 7pm
After Party: 8pm
Silent Art Auction: 5:30pm to 10:30pm

Q: How do I buy tickets?

Tickets to the Patron Dinner and Live Art Auction, as well as the After Party, can be purchased here. Tables are also available for purchase, with 10 available seats.

Q: What is the After Party?

Come boogie down and celebrate with us! DJ, beverages, and dance floor provided. Silent Art Auction continues until 10:30pm, with the After Party closing down after that!

Q: Where is the event?

2701 NW Vaughn Street. You've probably seen the red glowing "Montgomery Park" sign in the evenings from Downtown Portland. See the map below for directions to the venue from your location.

Q: What should I wear?

The Art Auction is a festive event—guests come dressed in everything under the sun: from black ties to feather boas, evening gowns to rompers, and the some of the sharpest suits around.

Q: What's on the menu?

Food in Bloom Catering will provide a great spread for the evening, including hors d'oeuvres and beverages.

Passed Hors d’oeuvres

Marinated Chicken and Poached Pear (GF)

Wrapped in pancetta

Oven Dried Tomato Tart

Baked tart dough with heirloom tomatoes, fontina and parmesan cheeses, sweet roasted garlic and extra virgin olive oil


Over fried sage leaf

Plated Salad

Baby Gem Salad

Pickled radish, hazelnuts and mimolette with a lemon vinaigrette

Half a Little T Baguette

With sweet cream butter

Plated Entree

Citrus And Coriander Braised Short Rib (GF)

Grilled polenta, roasted asparagus and carrots

Spring Vegetable Farro

With asparagus, carrots, and grilled polenta

Plated Dessert

Rhubarb Cobbler

Vanilla bean ice cream

Q: How can I help?

The Art Auction is made possible by our family of supporters. Galleries, artists, and collectors can donate their art for the Auction. There are also plenty of volunteer opportunities on the night of the event. Can't make it? Consider a contribution to Cascade AIDS Project to support our important work.