Bid On Best Of Local Art During Museum’s Online Auction Fundraiser

SANTA PAULA, CA – Twenty-one stunning works of art by local artists will soon be up for grabs during the Santa Paula Art Museum’s online Fine Art Auction Fundraiser. Online bidding will open Monday, August 16, 2021, and will close Sunday, August 29, 2021, at 4:00 p.m. PDT. The Museum’s annual Fine Art Auction is the nonprofit’s biggest fundraiser each year. All proceeds raised from the event will benefit the Santa Paula Art Museum and the thousands of children, families, and adults that the Museum serves through its educational programs every year.

Bid online for your chance to take home artworks by historical artists like Jessie Arms Botke, Cornelis Botke and Douglas Shively, and contemporary pieces by some of this region’s most popular artists: Linda Brown, Norman Kirk, Sherry Loehr, Susan Petty, Gail Pidduck, Anette Power, and more. Individuals must preregister to bid online at www.bidsquare.com/auction-house/santa-paula-art-museum.

Art lovers can also purchase raffle tickets for a chance to win one of two paintings by historic Santa Paula artist Jessie Arms Botke. Raffle tickets start at $50.00. Raffle tickets can be purchased online at www.santapaulaartmuseum.org/raffle. All of the auction items can be previewed in person during the Museum’s regular business hours.

The Santa Paula Art Museum is a tax-exempt, 501(c)3 nonprofit organization. All proceeds from the online auction will support the Museum’s many educational programs including its free ArtSPARK school tour program, monthly Free Family Days, free Young Artist Program, free online resources for local schools, and more.

The Santa Paula Art Museum occupies two historic buildings located at 117 N 10th Street and 123 N 10th Street in downtown Santa Paula. The Museum features rotating exhibitions of vintage and contemporary art, art classes for children and adults, Free Family Days, creative community events, a well-curated gift shop, and more. Regular museum hours are Wednesday through Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., and Sunday from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Regular admission is $4.00 for adults, $3.00 for seniors, and free for students and museum members. To contact the Museum, call (805) 525-5554, or email [email protected]

   


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