July 7, 2023 – The Miller Art Museum in downtown Sturgeon Bay has announced preparations for the organization’s annual Art & Treasures Fundraiser, now in its 18th year and scheduled to open to the public on Saturday, August 5, 2023. The Museum is seeking tax-deductible donations of new and gently used art and art-related items from the community to support its fundraising efforts. 

The Art & Treasures Fundraiser presents a fun an eclectic collection of items from year to year, including new and gently used original fine art and reproductions, art-related items, objects d’ art, art supplies, books, a diverse selection of high-quality frames, household décor, vintage goods, collectibles, holiday items, fabrics, small furniture items, linens and unique oddities. This year’s fundraiser will again be held at M3, 142 S. 3rd Avenue in downtown Sturgeon Bay, the organization’s newly launched satellite education space. 

“Art & Treasures in particular impacts our ability to carry out our mission and our programming,” says Executive Director Elizabeth Meissner-Gigstead. “We’re incredibly grateful to the community for their tremendous support of this event through the form of donations or purchases from year to year as it, in part, sustains our work and ensures access to a continued presence for the visual arts in downtown Sturgeon Bay. And, it’s an event that the public looks forward to and enjoys every year.”

For more information or to donate items for the sale, contact the Miller Art Museum office at 920.746.0707 or . Drop-off appointments can be made between the hours of 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday or at the museum 10am – 5pm Saturday. Donors are asked to have items contained in a bag or box for ease of unloading and storage. Items will be accepted through the end of July and must be clean and in good condition. Items NOTaccepted include electronics, CD’s, large furniture, personal products (lotions, soaps, etc.), and bed components (mattresses). Questions may be directed to museum staff for items not specifically listed.

The 2023 Art & Treasures Fundraiser is scheduled to run through Saturday, August 19 at Noon at M3, the Miller Art Museum’s satellite education facility located at 142 S. 3rd Avenue in downtown Sturgeon Bay.

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