Annual Art Auction Back for a 24th Edition
It’sthat time of the year again for art lovers from across the region to gather at the Musée des beaux-arts de Sherbrooke Thursday 9 February, for it’s 24th annual auction of various works, including paintings, photographs and drawings, donated to the museum for fundraising purposes by artists and collectors of the region. For more information or to purchase tickets, please contact Ms Diane-marie Charron at 819 821-2115.
Presided over by Dr David Fortin, neuro-surgeon and neuro-oncologist at the CHUS and with numerous artists, collectors, art lovers, business people and professionals attending, art consultant Bertrand La Palme will auction works from artists Riopelle, Alfred Pellan, Jean Paul Lemieux, Deborah Davies, Monique Voyer and Yves Trudeau. To participate in this always very pleasant activity, please get your tickets early.
To help you make a choice, the 50 works will be exhibited at the museum from Saturday 28 January until Thursday 9 February inclusively. Also, Bertrand La Palme will be at the museum, Sunday 5 February, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. to discuss the artists, their works and answer your questions.
Last year’s edition added a record 75 000$ to the museum’s budget.
The annual MBAS art auction, coming up on February 9th, is always a well-attended event.