Park West's Gallery Director Morris Shapiro Hosts Live Auction for PBS Premiere Night

Event Will Raise Awareness and Funds for Detroit Public Television

September 22, 2009 (FPRC) -- Park West's Gallery Director of 26 years, Morris Shapiro will be hosting the live auction at the 8th Annual PBS Premiere Night, Detroit Public Television's signature fundraising affair. The event will be held at the Detroit Athletic Club on Thursday, September 24. Tickets may be purchased at www.dptv.org.

In addition to the live auction, Premiere Night will feature a silent auction, cocktails, hors d'oeuvres, dinner, and a celebration to honor Detroit Public Television's community partners. PBS's fall season will be unveiled during the event as well as several new local DPTV productions.

"It is an honor for me to be asked to be the auctioneer for this exciting event. Public Television is so important in fostering and sustaining the arts in our current times, and any way Park West can contribute to this important goal is vital for us," said Shapiro.

For more information on the 8th Annual PBS Premiere Night, visit www.dptv.org. For more information on Park West Gallery, visit www.parkwestgallery.com.

About Park West Gallery
Founded in 1969, Park West is one of the largest art dealers in the world, selling works of art through its galleries in Michigan and Florida as well as on cruise ships internationally. The Park West Gallery collection includes oil and acrylic paintings, watercolors and drawings, hand-signed limited edition etchings, lithographs, serigraphs and hand-embellished graphic works. Park West Gallery also offers an extensive selection of sports memorabilia - autographed by celebrity athletes and a unique collection of rare animation art. Park West Gallery occupies a 63,000 square foot headquarters and gallery in Southfield, Michigan and an 181,000 square foot fulfillment center and gallery in Miami Lakes, Florida.

For more information contact Park West Marketing Department of Park West Gallery  (http://www.parkwestgallery.com)
800-521-9654

Keywords: Cruise Art Auctions, PBS Premiere Night, Detroit Public Television

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