Listen: Chelsea Larson, Director of Development (3 minute interview) The Crocker Art Museum announced bidding is open for the 2021 annual Art Auction Season. Hosted virtually through Bidsquare.com, more than 300 works from the region's most prominent established and emerging artists are now available for art collectors of all levels.
Proceeds from Art Auction Season will support the Museum's acclaimed exhibitions and education programs
Art Auction Season includes:
Big Names, Small Art–A virtual silent auction of artworks 12in x 12in or smaller, with bidding on each starting at just $25.
Silent Auction– Featuring more than 100 original works of art by the region’s most renowned artists.
Live Auction–A spirited live auction webcast of 15 artworks and features the evening’s fund-a-need. Tune in to see the livestream and get ready to raise your virtual paddle.
Live Auction is on June 5.
The Deep Details:
Big Names, Small Art (BNSA) is a virtual, silent auction of more than 200+ small artworks (12 x 12 inches or smaller). Bidding on each piece starts at just $25 regardless of the work's fair market value, making BNSA an excellent opportunity for art aficionados, as well as those who are new to art collecting. Online bidding for BNSA begins May 10 and closes Saturday, June 5, with one artwork every minute beginning at 1:00 PM. Bid now on Bidsquare at https://bit.ly/3tA2Cqd. The Silent Art Auction is a virtual auction featuring 100+ original works of art by some of the region's most renowned artists. Bid online now on Bidsquare at https://bit.ly/3vX6CCy. The silent auction closes Sunday, June 6, with one artwork every minute beginning at 1:00 PM. An evening not to be missed, the Live Art Auction will be streamed on Saturday, June 5, featuring a live auction with real-time virtual bidding beginning at 8:30 PM. Bid online now on Bidsquare at https://bit.ly/3uD7bkW. The Live Auction features 15 select original artworks by some of the region's most sought-after artists including: