KC Artists Coalition Annual Fundraiser
The KCAC Auction is the BEST place to start or add to your Kansas City art collection! With both a Silent and Live Auction you have tons of opportunities to grow your collection while supporting KCAC.
Appetizers from 6-8, drinks served all night.
Wednesday, January 31st, 11am – 7pm
Sponsors, Patrons, Donating Artists & KCAC Members ONLY.
Are YOU on the list? More Information is here.
First Look, First Bids, First Buy-outs!
February 1st – 11th
Wednesday – Saturday, February 1st – 11th, 11 am – 6 pm
Sundays, February 3rd & 10th, 1pm – 4 pm
Preview artworks before the excitement of Auction night, bid on Silent Auction artworks, submit an Absentee Bid, a Sealed Bid, and make your Buy Outs.
Wednesday, February 14th, 7 – 9 pm
The Sweetheart Reception honors our contributing artists and patrons. Refreshments and desserts will be served. It’s another great chance to preview the artwork, make bids and this is the LAST CHANCE to make a Buy Out to ensure you get the piece you love! Come celebrate with us! Open to the public. Tickets are $25 at the door. Bring the Auction announcement with you to the reception and attend as our guest.
Saturday, February 17th, Doors open at 6 pm
Appetizers will be served from 6 – 8 pm. Beverages will be served all evening. Auction regulars will tell you to come early, dress casually and in layers, as the bidding gets hot, so does the room. Be ready for a great time!
Tickets $30 in advance, $50 at the door.
Silent Auction – 6 pm. You can start bidding on Silent Auction items beginning February 1st, up to and until, the Silent Auction begins closing at 7:15 p.m. on auction night, February 17. Stake your claim early and be ready to up your bid Saturday evening!
Live Auction – 8:15 pm. This is it! By now you have finished bidding on your Silent Auction selections and are ready to be a part of the fun and thrills of the Live Auction! The Live Auction generally lasts until 10:30 or 11:00 pm. Checkout for both Live and Silent Auction begins at 9:00 pm. Cash, checks, major credit cards are accepted.
GENERAL ADMISSION tickets – $30 in advance, $50 at the door.
May be purchased at the KCAC Gallery. Your ticket is your admission for the Live Auction and must be presented to receive a bidder number, you cannot bid without a bidder number. Please sign up for your bidder number when you purchase your ticket. Early-bird ticket prices are $30 up until the day of the Auction, February 17th, tickets are $50.
SPECIAL RESERVE SEAT tickets – $130
May be purchased at the KCAC Gallery. A limited number of reserved seats – up front, where you can really follow the bidding – are available for $100, with General Admission Ticket your total is $130. The price of this special ticket is not refundable; however, $100 may be applied toward the purchase of one Live Auction artwork. Reserve seats may be purchased during the Preview up to the day before Auction Night, Friday, February 16th.
You must have a bidder number to bid. Bidder numbers are available when you purchase your General Admission ticket. Avoid lines, purchase your ticket and get your bidder number during the Auction Preview!
AUCTION ALTERNATIVE BIDDING PROCEDURES
ABSENTEE BIDS Bidders may leave Absentee Bids for live auction items during the preview. Bids must be submitted on KCAC Absentee Bid Forms. Payment must be made at the time the bid is registered. If the bid is not successful payment will be returned the week following the auction. In the event duplicate bids are made, the bid submitted first will be honored. Available during the Auction Preview, February 1st – 11th, and during the Sweetheart Reception, February 14th.
BUY OUTS Bidding on all Auction pieces will be closed when a BUY OUT is made. The BUY OUT price is determined by KCAC and is listed for each artwork. A BUY OUT must be submitted to KCAC staff. Payment must be made at the time the BUY OUT is registered. Available during the Auction Preview, February 1st – 11th, and during the Sweetheart Reception, February 14th.
SEALED BID ITEM: Female Walking by Tom Corbin, Bronze with Green/Brown Patina, 31h x 22w x 6 inches, valued at $7,840
Sealed bids are due by Saturday, February 17th, 2018 by 7:45pm. Bids must be submitted on KCAC Sealed Bid Form. Contact Marissa NOW to enter your bid (816.421.5222 or marissaKCAC @ gmail.com).