Our main fundraiser of the year, the bidding begins April 5, 2018 for the 48th Dundas Valley School of Art’s Annual Art Auction. Over 1,400 original works will be on display in all mediums – paintings, pastels, drawings, prints, photography, sculpture, pottery, glass, fibre art, jewellery and more. Take advantage of this exceptional opportunity to purchase original, high-quality and affordable artwork.
Free Previews: Thursday, April 5 & Friday, April 6, 9:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m., Saturday, April 7, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Come view the hundreds of works of art on display throughout the school and place your silent bids. Other highlights include the Dream Auction, featuring great value gift packages from local businesses, and the Discovery Room which showcases a wide selection of highly affordable pottery and matted works, books, art supplies and equipment.
Live Auction: Saturday, April 7, 8:00 p.m. (doors open at 7:00 p.m.)
The marquee event of the weekend, the Live Auction is held in the school’s premier event space, the Studio Loft, and features 50 distinct selected works such as a Picasso and Salvador Dali along with pieces by leading regional artists such as Catherine Gibbon, Marina Randazzo, E. Robert Ross, Julia Veenstra, Eric Ranveau, Clarence Porter and Susan Outlaw. Silent auction bids on all other artwork also close on this evening – be here for the food, drink and fun and to ensure your bids win your favourite pieces.
Tickets for the night are $35 in advance. $40 at the door. Purchase tickets at DVSA or online at dvsa.ca.
Sponsors: Jackson Triggs Vintners, Collins Brewhouse, Bangkok Spoon, Cumbraes and Sleeman Breweries.