An­nual Art Auc­tion Back for a 24th Edi­tion

Stanstead Journal - - FORUM - Sher­brooke

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.

Photo cour­tesy

The an­nual MBAS art auc­tion, com­ing up on Fe­bru­ary 9th, is al­ways a well-at­tended event.

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