New York, NY (October 5, 2015) – Tibet House US has announced that the 13th Annual Benefit Auction, in conjunction with renowned auction house Christie’s, will take place on Thursday, December 3, 2015. Proceeds from the auction will benefit Tibet House US and The Tibetan Community of New York and New Jersey.
This year’s Honorary Chair Committee includes Philip Glass, Petra Nemcova, Yoko Ono Lennon, Sandra & Eric Ripert, Martin Scorsese, Trudie Styler & Sting, Uma Thurman, Jann Wenner & Matt Nye, and Arden Wohl.
Charitybuzz will return as the event’s online auction partner. The Tibet House US auction will be live from November 24, 2015, to December 3, 2015, at www.charitybuzz.com/TibetHouse.
Auction Highlights Include:
Rare Items & Opportunities: two tickets to meet Sting at his one-night-only benefit concert at Carnegie Hall and attend a post-show gala dinner at The Plaza Hotel; the once-in-a-lifetime chance to star in an autobiographical musical with professional Broadway actors , produced by Apples and Oranges Studios; a behind-the- scenes look at New York Fashion Week with supermodel Petra Nemcova; a private food and wine tasting for seven people by Le Bernardin’s world-renowned chef Eric Ripert and Wine Director Aldo Sohm at Aldo Sohm Wine Bar; a shopping spree at Donna Karan’s Urban Zen; a personalized voice message from Hugh Jackman; a walk-on role in a major Hollywood motion picture, internships at Def Jam and Rolling Stone magazine, a ride to the destination of your choice on a private Millennium Jet and additional items from Ethan Hawke, Martin Scorsese and Quentin Tarantino.
Adventures & Exotic Trips: A eight-day adventure for two hosted by Aqua Expeditions and GeoEx, which includes four nights exploring the scenic Mekong river life of Vietnam and Cambodia aboard the Aqua Mekong luxury cruise vessel and a three-night luxury stay before or after the cruise; wildly luxurious African adventures from EXPLORE, highlighting the best of Botswana, Victoria Falls, the Ultimate South African Safari and/or Cape Town; a ten-day exotic trip to Bali for two; a magical journey to the Gobi desert in Mongolia with Nomadic Expeditions; a Peruvian Amazon cruise for two on Delfin Cruises; a seven-day stay in Tibet at the Norden Travel’s The Norden Camp.
Contemporary Art & Photography: Rare artwork by Christo, Ross Bleckner, Danny Clinch, Shepard Fairey, Milton Glaser, Herb Green, Bob Gruen, Elliott Landy, Sheila Metzner, Ben Morea, Michele Oka Doner, Ed Ruscha, Patti Smith and Peter Tunney.
Fashion & Jewelry: Pieces by Erickson Beamon, Paula Crevoshay, Darlene de Sedle, Mara Hoffman, Pamela Huizenga, Me + Ro, Paula Mendoza, Doyle Mueser, OSKLEN, Jill Platner and Arden Wohl.
Tibet & Beyond: Antique and ceremonial objects, Tibetan rugs, sculptures, and other global finds.
For more information regarding this year’s Auction, please visit www.tibethouse.us.