2017 MGA Gala Fundraising Dinner and Auction

Saturday, April 29, 2017

This black-tie occasion promises to be a glamorous evening of beautiful wines and sumptuous cuisine coupled with the exceptional artworks and entertainment.

MGA’s Gala Fundraising Dinner and Auction makes an important  contribution to the gallery’s fundraising efforts. It brings together people from all parts of our community – business groups, Councillors, community members and gallery supporters who love art and contribute to the success of this key fundraising event.

Cocktails: 7:00 pm
Dinner and program: 7:30 pm

Dress: Black tie with a touch of emerald
Theme: Eden
MC: James Mathison


Table Sponsorships: (Branded Table): $5,000 (includes a $2,000 evening package plus a donation of $3,000 to MGA )
Tables of 10: $2,000 (with an optional donation of up to $3,000 to MGA)
Individual tickets: $200 (with an optional donation of $300 to MGA)
Friends of MGA: $180

Art Auction

The highlight of the evening is a lively and competitive art auction of generously donated works by prominent Australian photographers, as well as in-kind donations from corporate sponsors across the hospitality and arts sectors.

Auction items can be viewed at MGA from 20-29 April 2017. View the online catalogue at www.mga.org.au/exhibition

The funds raised on the night will assist the gallery’s operations by contributing towards artist and exhibition fees; free education programs; and conserving works from our collection.

Master of ceremonies

MGA is delighted to announce James Mathison as MC for the 2017 Gala.

James is a highly experienced and successful TV presenter who shot to fame on Australian television as the co-host of Australia Idol. James has hosted three ARIA Awards and quickly became known for his quick wit, charm and comedic abilities