Experience a night of elegance and local artistry at Mirci’s 52 Windows fine arts auction and gala

March 25, 2024

Mark your calendars and secure your tickets now for the most anticipated art gala of the year – Mirci’s 52 Windows: An Evening of Art to Benefit the Mental Illness Recovery Center, Inc.

Scheduled for Thursday, May 9th, 2024, from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., at 701 Whaley, this well-established arts auction and gala promises to be an unforgettable experience filled with elegance and fun.

Over 115 original works of art will be showcased at the event, featuring an array of talented local artists including Lucy Bailey, Sonya Diimmler, Renea Eshleman, Danny Flores, Malik Greene, Gina Langston, Pascale Sexton, Maya Smith, Taylor Spreeuwers, and Keith Tolen. Each artist, diverse in age, experience, and ethnicity, will present 8-10 pieces in the auction, ensuring a captivating variety of artistic expression.

Attendees will have the opportunity to mingle with the artists, learn more about their inspirations, and bid on one-of-a-kind pieces to adorn their homes or offices. Guests will also enjoy an open bar serving premium beverages, delectable hors d’oeuvres, and live jazz music from the Organa Trio.

More than just a celebration of art, 52 Windows aims to support Mirci’s vital mission in providing behavioral healthcare, affordable housing, benefits assistance, and other essential services to individuals experiencing homelessness and mental illness in the Columbia area. Every dollar raised from this event will directly contribute to Mirci’s ongoing efforts to uplift those in need.

Early bird tickets are available now at a discounted rate of $85 for a single ticket and $150 for two tickets, inclusive of all food and beverages. On April 18th, ticket prices will increase to  $100 per single ticket and $175 per couple. To purchase tickets visit: https://one.bidpal.net/52windows2024/welcome

For those interested in sponsorship opportunities or further information, please contact us at [email protected]



Mental Illness Recovery Center, Inc. (Mirci) provides behavioral healthcare, outreach services and affordable housing for people who are vulnerable to the adverse consequences of mental illness. Mirci hosts the only CARF accredited Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) program in South Carolina, providing evidence-based, person-centered behavioral healthcare to those not successfully served by traditional outpatient treatment. Mirci’s vision is to be the place where people can find a way forward. It is a 501(c)3 nonprofit.