Best of Show Reception

Friday, March 1

5:30 – 8 p.m.

You won’t want to miss this dazzling evening kick-off to the Fair weekend!  This festive and highly anticipated evening highlights the very best of the best in 9 art categories and showcases the energy, creativity, and skills of our exhibiting Fair artists.  You won’t want to miss seeing these breathtaking creations up close and congratulating the artists. You will also enjoy previewing a stunning array of “must have” fashions designed by Fair artists, bidding on exciting artworks and more during our silent auction, and relaxing with old and new friends while enjoying small plates, desserts and beverages.

Event Schedule

5:30 – 8 p.m.           Best of Show award-winning art on display in Steele Auditorium
                                  Silent Auction: View and bid in South corridor of Steele Auditorium
Small plates, desserts and no-host bars, Steele Plaza

6:00 p.m.                  Welcome: Fair Chair, Anna Flynn
Award Announcement: Dickey Family Director & CEO of the Heard, David Roche

6:15 – 7 p.m.           Fashion Show, main courtyard


Ticket Information

$75 Museum members
$100 Non-members

Visit the Fair Tickets page to purchase tickets.


Fashion Show: Celebrating Artistic Excellence in Fashion

Watch our models walk the Heard catwalk in creations by amazing designers of wearable art. All designers are Fair artists. Click here for more information about each of them.

Silent Auction

Join the fun and encourage friendly competition with your family and friends for fabulous items donated by our Fair artists and friends of the Heard Museum!  Items will be on view throughout the evening. The auction is being conducted online, so anyone can bid from anywhere at any time on a mobile phone.