2017 Contemporary Arts Museum Houston Annual Gala & Art Auction
Art enthusiasts and collectors from across Texas gathered to attend the annual black tie 2017 Contemporary Arts Museum Houston Annual Gala & Art Auction, one of the biggest events in the art world across the US. Much like previous years, the highly anticipated evening featured a silent art auction with works from contemporary artists all over the world.
On arrival, guests were greeted at the customized Casa Dragones bar space, laced in orchids, serving Tequila Casa Dragones Blanco, on the rocks with a grapefruit twist.
For the evening’s seated meal, guests enjoyed dinner including quail eggs filled with caviar and a sweet lemon meringue tart with gold dusted chocolate truffle. Afterwards, Christie’s auctioneer, led the auction which, naturally, initiated a lively atmosphere throughout the room. The lead auction item was a 6 person tasting at the Casa Dragones Tasting Room in San Miguel de Allende
Over 250 guests in attended the gala, notably Houston socialite Becca Cason Thrash and celebrity event planner, Todd Fiscus and his wife, Ceron. All proceeds and supports of the evening were in aid of Texas’ emerging artistic talent.