Community & Culture Miami-Dade County

“Design for a Living World” Auction Benefitting The Nature Conservancy

Friday, October 5, The Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue, Coral Gables

On Friday October 5, The Nature Conservancy will launch its online auction of pieces for the “Design for a Living World” exhibition, currently on display at the Coral Gables Museum.  The exhibition features nine highly recognized designers that created unique art pieces using only sustainable materials from all over the world.  The online auction serves as a precursor to the October 25 live auction at the museum. Exhibition pieces include a salmon skin dress by Isaac Mizrahi, woven Bolivian handbags by former Kate Spade designer Paulina Reyes, Ted Muehling’s glossy geometric bracelets made from vegetable ivory in Micronesia, and even a pair of python heels made from the invasive Burmese python in the Everglades. Photographs on recycled aluminum by photographer Ami Vitale will also be available in the online auction. Eager art and nature enthusiasts can CLICK HERE to bid on the items. Bidding begins from $100.