Masquerade | AIGA Philadelphia Annual Gala and Silent Auction

Advance ticket sales end at 2pm today! Tickets can be purchased at the door.

We cordially invite you to our Masquerade Gala!

Join us for a festive evening of mystery and intrigue including a silent auction, music, prizes, food and drinks. Guests are encouraged to come wearing a mask and dressed in semi-formal attire. Prizes will be awarded for the most creative masks!

As our largest fundraising event of the year, proceeds support AIGA Philadelphia SPACE and our continued programming including lectures, exhibits and workshops that enrich the community and our membership of over 600 local design professionals, educators and students.

Friday, June 13, 2014 7:00 PM–11:00 PM

Christ Church Neighborhood House
20 N. American Street Philadelphia, PA 19106

Advance Sales
$30 AIGA Member
$40 Non-member

Sales at Door
$40 AIGA Member
$50 Non-member

Must be 21+ to drink alcohol. IDs will be checked at the door.

Click here to view photos from last year’s silent auction event.

Support this event by making a monetary donation now. All proceeds go towards supporting current and future programming. We are also asking for in-kind donations, such as gift certificates, tickets, services, products, travel or other merchandise. If you’d like to donate an item for the auction, please contact

To make an online donation, Click here

Arrive in style
We're excited to announce we've partnered with Uber to offer all guests who are new to Uber a complimentary ride up to $20 using the promo code AIGAMASQUERADE

Uber is an iPhone/Android app that lets you tag your location and summon a professional driver to your side within minutes. Once in the car, the driver will take you wherever you need to go. The fare is billed to your card, with no need to tip, so you don't have to worry about handling cash.

Just click the promo code (use promo code AIGAMASQUERADE) below and sign up! You'll be riding in style in no time at all

Need a mask for the event?
VIVO Masks is offering Masquerade attendees a 15% discount off any purchase on their site using the unique promo code: AIGAMASQUERADE

VIVO Masks is a boutique online shop specializing in venetian masquerade masks. While based in North America, all VIVO masks are handmade in Italy by real venetian artists, and most masks ship with a certificate of authenticity. As soon as you get one, you'll immediately notice the quality in their design and decorative textures.

Local businesses and community members can support this event by placing an advertisement in the Gala program book. For more information and to place an ad, click here.

Become a Sponsor
Partnering with AIGA Philadelphia as a corporate sponsor is a wonderful way to show your support for our organization and take advantage of an excellent advertising opportunity for your business. Corporate sponsors receive recognition in the Gala program book, on our website, in social media, on signage at the event, and much more! Download the list of sponsorship levels and benefits for this event.

For more information or to become a sponsor, please contact our Partnership Director, Gina Karlowitsch at

Become a Volunteer
We are currently looking for volunteers to help us during this event. If you would like to join our volunteer team, please contact us at

Thank you to our Masquerade Sponsors!

Schedule for the Evening
7:00–9:00PM: Silent Auction, Mystery Boxes Raffle, Food and Drinks
9:00–9:15PM: Announcements
9:15–11:00PM: Dancing, Drinking, Eating, & More Dancing

Music by John D of Barbary party fame! (He spins/hosts the parties: Tigerbeats, Pretty Hate Machine, Through Being Cool @Barbary)

Special appearance by magician, Bruce Newman.

Photo booth by Poseybooth.

Auction items from
Allan Espiritu
Ambler Theater
Astral Artists
Bario-Neal Jewelry
The Barnes Foundation
Bernardo Margulis
Center for Architecture
Centered Lotus Bodyworks
The Clay Studio
Crow Design Studio
Da Vinci Art Alliance
Diamante Jewels
Ekaterina Popova
The Fabric Workshop and Museum
The Franklin Fountain
Fresh Artists
Gaby Heit
Gary Koenitzer
Go Welsh
Ivy Tree Designs
Kaitlyn F. Ryan
Kate Moross
Longwood Gardens
Maribeth Kradel-Weitzel
Michele Cooper
Morris Arboretum
Monotype Foundation
Nadia Kunz
National Constitution Center
Opera Philadelphia
OPI Products
Penn's View Hotel & Panorama Restaurant
People's Light & Theatre
Perfect Communications
The Philadelphia Eagles
Philadelphia Photo Arts
Philly Power Yoga & Thrive Pilates
QVC, Inc.
Race Street Cafe
Rebecca Jacoby
Reading Terminal Market
Robb Leef
Rockport Publishers
STARR Restaurants
Steve DeCusatis Design
Tiny Prints / Shutterfly
The University of the Arts
Wake Up Yoga

Mystery Boxes from
J2 Design Partnership
Go Welsh
SK Designworks
Philly Beer Scene
AIGA Philadelphia

When & Where
Fri, Jun 13, 2014 7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Christ Church Neighborhood House
20 N American St
Philadelphia, PA 19106