The Black & White Affair now sold out. Thank you!


December 11, 2020 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm


Age Range

21 +

The Black & White Affair is the annual fundraising event for Studio 23. This evening supports our mission of providing the Great Lakes Bay Region with a vibrant arts center, dedicated to making the visual arts relevant and accessible to all.

During this year’s event, you will enjoy an elegant sit-down dinner, catered by Old City Hall, accompanied by a wine pairing. You will enjoy a quaint setting with your closest friends, while artists paint the night in plein air style. The chef will take us through six courses, each paired with a wine, while we listen to sweet melodies and have fun conversations.

This dinner is limited to forty people. 


Ticket prices:

Sold Out

$150 per person

$500 Patron ticket includes two seats and recognition in our program and website. 


Course 1 :

Charcuterie board, created by Artigiano

Course 2:

Butternut Squash Bisque

Finished with roasted pumpkin seeds and citrus-scented sour cream

Course 3:

Winter greens salad with fresh balsamic vinaigrette and fresh sweet rolls

Course 4:

Country Paté

French terrine of chicken liver and fresh pork studded with pistachios and asparagus, garnished with a chef-made plum spread

Course 5:

Berkshire Pork Osso Buco

Slow-braised pork shank with a rich mushroom demi-glace and garlic mashed Yukon gold potatoes

Course 6:

Dark Chocolate Flourless Torte

A decadent brownie-like torte with strawberry coulis and a garnish of fresh strawberry

2 thoughts on “The Black & White Affair now sold out. Thank you!
  1. Carol Fowler

    This sounds interesting. Is there any more information published i.e., “what’s for dinner?” … cost … how will tables be set up (social distancing etc.)?

    September 4, 2020 Reply
    • Tara Welch

      Hi Carol! All tables will sit 8 people and will be spaced apart in our gallery to allow social distancing. Our invitations are being mailed this week with the full menu listed.

      October 7, 2020 Reply
Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

Posted 20 May 2022

Plein Air Season and Chalk art season is upon us!

An open easel laid on the ground with a artwork, cropped shot Plein Air Season and Chalk art season is upon us!  What better way to prepare for the wonderful Michigan weather than to learn about preparing for outdoor art.  As an artist I have participated in 4 Chalk Walk events and too many...

Posted 13 May 2022 | exhibits

Studio 23 Collegiate Spotlight: Jocelyn Gonzales

Studio 23 is pleased to announce the launch of our Collegiate Spotlight Program! The Collegiate Spotlight will feature the artwork of area college students with a developed portfolio of artwork. Students will be recommended for the Collegiate Spotlight by area college faculty and staff and...