UNBOUND! Gala Event – Friday, July 20th

Friday, July 20th, 7pm-11pm, Candela will host the UnBound! gala fundraiser event. Get ready for the party of the summer! This event will raise funds to purchase select works from the UnBound! exhibition. Purchased works will become Candela’s newly-founded Candela Collection. The mission of the Candela Collection will be to support photographers through the purchase and collection of their work while also actively pursuing future opportunities to donate said work to notable art institutions.

Think music! Dancing! Roller derby girls! Raffle! Door prizes! Southern Fare!

Come enjoy live indie-folk sounds from Son of the Sea, then later the notorious DJ Rattan (Rei Alvarez of Bio Ritmo) will spin you into euphoria. So wear your dancing shoes!

Besides beer + wine, we’ll have southern fixins for hungry fingers, including a one-of-a-kind UnBound! donut from Dixie Donuts.

Raffle tickets are $10. Anyone may purchase one or more raffle tickets, whether they can make it to the event or not. Here’s a growing list of raffle items:

  • Daniel Crawford, aka The Woodsman, antler sculpture from Quirk Gallery 
  • 1950’s Aurora Borealis necklace + earrings from Bygones Vintage
  • Selection of Mangini Studio Series images
  • A portrait session with photographer Terry Brown
  • New artwork from Gordon Stettinius
  • Holga cameras
  • Gift certificate from Lift Café






Event tickets are $35 and will be sold in advance and at the door. But ticket quantities are limited! So stop by the gallery or call us at 804.225.5527 to purchase tickets. Or stick a check in the mail to: Candela Books + Gallery, 214 W. Broad Street, Richmond, VA, 23220.

See you there!