The 9th Annual Red Hot Party and Auction will be held on September 11, 2010 at Museum of Glass, featuring live and silent auctions of glass and glass-related experiences; a dazzling live Hot Shop show; fine cuisine and after-dinner entertainment. Proceeds from Red Hot, the Museum\'s largest annual fundraiser, benefit education, Hot Shop programs, exhibitions, and the care, study and exhibition of the permanent collection. At Red Hot 2009, Museum of Glass hosted 340 guests and raised over $600,000 in auction and ticket sales. Red Hot 2010 promises to be even grander, with a guest count of over 400 and the debut of the 1st Annual Red Hot Juried Auction!
Red Hot 2010 Artist Grand Prize - $10,000 prize and one week in the Hot Shop
New/Emerging Artist Award - $5,000 prize and one week in the Hot Shop
People's Choice Artist Award - $2,500 prize
In the spirit of showing off all that glass has to offer, we welcome artworks with a variety of styles, functions, and price points, including intricately detailed jewelry, flamboyant blown vessels, elegant, functional glassware, socially conscious sculpture, and more. We want to see it all! Submissions will be evaluated within the following market values:
Up to 75 pieces will be selected from each category for the silent auctions, with up to 39 pieces receiving star treatment in the exhilarating Red Hot Live Auction! Items from any category are eligible to win either the Red Hot 2010 Artist Grand Prize or the New/Emerging Artist Award and the People's Choice Artist Award. Enter today at for a chance to be a part of the action!