Steal Th*s! • Art Show & Fundraiser

Steal Th*s!
Art Show & Fundraiser

A Sanctioned Art Heist

June 14th, 2024  6:30pm
The Learning Council
138 Grand Ave.  Paonia, CO


One Night Only!

This is your chance to acquire original oil paintings by Aloria Weaver & David Heskin at a steal.
All you have to do is pull it off the wall and manage to get it out the door...
There are some very large and heavy paintings in this show, so accomplices and collaborative efforts may be critical.

Golden Ticket Early Entrance 5:30pm
Doors Open to the Public at 6:30pm
Make an honorable donation to absolve your guilty conscience as you leave with your newly stolen art. 
50% of proceeds will be donated to The Learning Council.

A $100-200 (sliding scale) Golden Ticket
gains you early access to the collector's preview for first pick of the art
and includes appetizers, dinner and drinks.
Day of event, at the door 
or in advance:
VENMO @The-LearningCouncil  & include "Golden Ticket" in the description.


Terms of Engagement / How To Play*

1. Have Fun! Get into character and participate in this theatrical Art Heist Fundraiser!  
Remember, this is a GIFT MODEL event, which means it is based on reciprocity.*    

2. Choose a piece of artwork you love, and remove it from the wall.  
Find an accomplice to assist you with your heist if you need help. 

3. Offer a respectful donation as you leave with your new artwork!
Suggested donation is 10% to 100% of the actual value.  
Art tags and donations will be collected at the door as you leave.

By engaging in this community ritual, you agree to honor the gifting model, which means making a meaningful contribution that feels both fair and generous. 


Dress Code / Themes:
cat burgler, bandit, ninja, pirate, prohibition era mobster, animal thieves (raven, raccoon, magpie, etc.) camouflage, etc. 
Bandit masks will be available upon entry for those who arrive unprepared.

Scroll down to see just a small selection of the growing collection of paintings that will be available for you to pull from the walls during this once-in-a-lifetime Art Heist!