Saturday, October 19, 2019


Save the date and join us for:

Saturday, October 19, 2019
Fremont Studios, Seattle

We invite you to join our community of supporters at the 41st Annual Auction and Gala on Saturday, October 19, 2019. Pilchuck Glass School’s Annual Auction is one of Seattle’s premier fundraising events attended by over 500 patrons, artists, and community leaders from the Northwest and nationwide.

Please contact Lauren Mercurio at or 206.254.1962 with any questions.

Hotel Reservations: Pilchuck wishes to thank our generous hotel partner, the Four Seasons. To reserve a room at our preferred rate, call (206) 749-9000 and mention “Pilchuck Gala” or visit and use promo code: 191016PG at checkout.



Join us in advance of the auction for the annual Pilchuck Auction Tour: October 17-18, 2019.*

The Pilchuck Auction Tour is your chance to enjoy access to the artistic gems of the Pacific Northwest including tours of prominent private collections and studio visits with renowned artists sharing their latest creations.

For more details, visit the Auction Tour page. Tickets can be purchased here.

*Does not  include admission to Auction & Gala. Please purchase Auction & Gala tickets separately above.



Thank you for considering a donation of artwork to the annual Pilchuck Auction! By donating, you are supporting Pilchuck Glass School in its work to foster and educate a worldwide community that explores the creative use of glass in art and design. Each year, more than 150 artists donate their work to the annual auction and gala in support of Pilchuck programs and operations.

We’ve closed the art application process for 2019, however we’re already accepting applications for 2020. To submit work for next year’s event, please click below:

Questions about donating artwork? Please visit our Donating Artist FAQ page. You may also contact Special Events Manager Kiley Branson at



Together we raised over $1.1M in support of Pilchuck Glass School at Spellbound: Celebrating the Magic of Pilchuck, our 40th Annual Auction and Gala! Your generosity allows us to continue our leadership in the creative use of glass and inspire future generations of world-class artists. For all of the ways you give, we offer our heartfelt gratitude to you.

2018 Auction Catalog

Photos + Fun
Photos from the event available here. Photobooth images can be found here.

Corporate Matching
Make your donation to Pilchuck Glass School go even farther! Check with your company today to see if they have a matching gift program. Many will match donations from current employees, directors, retirees, and spouses.



Pilchuck Glass School wishes to thank our generous 2018 sponsors:

Klorfine Foundation Suburban Propane


The Auction & Gala is Pilchuck Glass School’s largest fundraiser of the year. Pilchuck Glass School is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, and all funds raised by this event will be used to support the school.  

Tickets are non-refundable. You may transfer your reservation to another guest or convert it to a fully tax deductible donation by contacting us at

Pilchuck Glass School reserves the right to cancel or postpone the event due to weather, an emergency, or other unforeseen circumstance.