R/Evolution: An Intimate Basilica Hudson Fundraiser

July 14

On Bastille Day 
As the World Revolves, We Must Evolve

Cocktails & Hors D’Oeuvres 6PM-8PM | Followed by a film screening & dance party

Be a part of this intimate fundraiser to celebrate and support Basilica’s mission of bringing alternative culture and radical change (revolution!) through art to the Hudson waterfront. 

 Special Live Auction!
Co-hosted by Melissa Auf der Maur, Basilica Hudson Co-Founder and Director
With Warren Brown, superstar baker and unconventional entrepreneur
And Amanda Palmer, queen of the Punk Cabaret Scene joins as the Ukulele Auctioneer Hype Machine Helper!

Tickets $75 / $65 Patron Members
Tickets include entry to Jupiter Nights B L A C K O U T dance party

Artist Host Committee 
Warren Brown, Nadia Conners, Erika deVries, Walton Goggins, Dan McCabe, Amanda Palmer, Kris Perry, Rudy Shepherd, and Marc Swanson


6PM – 8PM: 

Cocktails and hors d’oeuvres in Basilica’s North Hall

• Live auction of singular experiences, including:

– Artist studio visit/lunch with Marc Swanson at Foreland Catskill, PLUS pair of tickets to his Thomas Cole House and MASS MoCA shows
– VIP Tour of Montreal with Melissa Auf der Maur
– Ecological Landscape Consultation from Landscape Interactions
– Stunning illuminated art piece by Erika deVries/Lite Brite Neon Studio
– Green Building & Historic Restoration Consultation with Tony Stone
– Custom Portrait by Artist Rudy Shepherd
– Week stay in a private villa in Volpaia, Italy in the Chianti region

• Silent auction of beautiful handmade items from Hudson Valley artists, makers and artisans

8PM – 10PM: A screening of Masculin/Féminin, one of Jean-Luc Godard’s French New Wave masterpieces (Godard famously intertitled the film “The Children of Marx and Coca-Cola”)

8PM – Midnight: B L A C K O U T Dark Wave Dance Party in the Basilica Gallery building, part of Basilica’s Jupiter Nights Thursday night programming

Support Basilica Hudson

Help Basilica Hudson support the art and ideas that spark provocative conversations and drive collaboration and vitally needed change in our community and our world! 

Buy a ticket, become a Patron, or make a donation.

With our music, film and artist-in-residency programs, and Jupiter Nights, our newly launched weekly Thursday event series, Basilica Hudson directly supports artists, filmmakers and other creatives from our local community and around the world. Thank you for supporting us as we work to present diverse, alternative, independent and innovative voices in the City of Hudson.

Event Committee
Raj Kumar, Norm Magnusson, Cassie Marketos, Stacy Morrison, Lauree Ostrofsky, Sonia Skindrud, Jeanne Stark

Special thanks to our event partner