Mad Hatter Psychedelic Ball!

Mad Hatter Ball



Mad Hatter Ball



Mad Hatter Ball



Or call (479) 253-5384 to purchase tickets!

Sealed Bid Silent Auction

In celebration of our 20th anniversary, ESSA is placing some very special items up for sealed bid in advance of the silent auction at the Mad Hatters Ball on October 19th, including some treasures from our founding artists – Doug Stowe, Mary Springer, and Eleanor Lux!
Don’t miss out on this amazing opportunity to own some very special pieces of art and ESSA’s history. Check out the list of special sealed bid items below and place your best bit on these amazing artworks and once in a lifetime experiences!
If you would like to place a sealed bid for a listed item contact Hilka, Jim or Kelly at ESSA by calling 479-253-5384. Place your best bid amount and keep your fingers crossed! If you have the winning bid, you will be notified the day following the auction. All winning items must be picked in a timely manner at the ESSA Campus. Sealed Bidding will end at 5 pm on Friday, October 12, 2018.
You can also bid at the ball!

Legacy Piece by Founding Member of ESSA: Eleanor Lux
‘Kings River S Curve’
Wool Weaving by Eleanor Lux
Value: $300
Minimum Bid: $100

Legacy Piece by Founding Member of ESSA: Mary Springer

‘Pick a Pair’
Limited Edition, Hand Embellished Giclee’ on Paper by Mary Springer.
Value: $800
Minimum Bid: $275

Legacy Piece by Founding Member of ESSA: Doug Stowe.
Beautiful quilted Arkansas hard maple cabinet made with hand-cut dovetails featured in Doug’s book, “Building Small Cabinets” and styled after the work of James Krenov. A signed copy of the book is included.
Retail Value: $3,500
Minimum Bid: $1,750

4 String Hourglass Mountain Dulcimer with Case
Handcrafted by John Bozeman, Luthier, Cherry Hill, Polk County, Arkansas

Black Walnut and Cypress
Planetary Geared Banjo Tuners
Hand Carved Scroll
Clay Fret Markers in Bound Fingerboard
Retail Value: $500
Minimum Bid: $125

TAKE FLIGHT! with Harper Goodwin and Edward C Robison III

Join Eureka Springs beloved Red. AA Captain Harper Goodwin in his vintage taildragger for a once-in-a-lifetime one hour flight over Eureka Springs and surrounding area.
Commemorate your experience with the stunning piece of aerial art by Edward C Robison III. This framed print measures 24 x 36 inches and is part of Edward’s augmented reality 3-D work.
Value: Priceless!
Minimum bid: $800

Gourmet Dinner and Wine Tasting for Eight
Hosted by Rod and Jill Slane at their residence. 

Menu features six courses of recipes from the world-famous French Laundry executed by Chef Rod Slane
All wines hand-selected from private reserve collections!

During the dinner, Catherine Reed will entertain you in this highly personal setting, playing all of your requests.
Value: Priceless!
Minimum bid: $800

Beautiful footed glass vessel by Gartner Blade
From their Strata Series, inspired by their fascination with natural geological formations.
Retail Value: $500
Minimum Bid: 175
Retail Value: $500
Minimum Bid: $175