Chairs turned into art are centerpiece of Women’s Club auction

The Costa Rica Women’s Club calls it chairs for charity.

Some 55 artists from the Costa Rican and expat communities created stunning works of art from ordinary chairs and some tables.

The 60 chairs and other items will be auctioned off at the club’s Night at the Museum & Sensational Chair Auction Sept. 1, a Saturday, in the national gallery of the Museo de los Niños in north San José.

The auction also features airline tickets, hotel accommodations, dinner packages and other premiums.

Music for the event will be provided by Editus, the country’s top group and a winner of a Grammy three times. There also  will  be complimentary bocas and wine supplied by restaurants and distributors who support the group, the club said.

A preview of the chairs can be seen HERE!

The evening is a fundraiser for the Women’s Club’s educational activities, which include scholarships. Tickets are available at 15,000 colons by calling 8916-9525, 2268-0975, or by visiting

The Women’s Club of Costa Rica is a philanthropic organization supporting education, primarily through scholarships and development of school libraries for children in Costa Rica. Founded in 1940, it is one of the oldest, continuously operating service organizations in Costa Rica.   The club’s English-speaking membership boasts over 300 women of all ages from all over the world, drawn together by the motto of Friendship through Service, the club sa

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