Art Auction 2016

Wednesday, May 18, 2016 - 6:30 PM

Art Auction 2016 will feature live and silent auctions of artwork selected by MCASD curators, including paintings,sculptures, photographs, and works on paper. From emerging to established artists, a wide range of work will be available. Enjoy an evening of cocktails and hors d’oeuvres as you bid on your favorite works and grow your private art collection—all while benefiting MCASD’s art acquisitions, exhibitions, and education programs.

Tickets are available at two levels:
> General Admission Tickets are $100 for MCASD Members, $125 for non-members
> Gold Circle Tickets are $250 for MCASD Members, $275 for non-members

Gold Circle Ticket holders enjoy:
> Limited edition paddle designed by artist Mel Bochner
> VIP Preview Reception on May 11 at 6 PM with curatorial tours and the opening of Silent Auction bidding
> Private curatorial tours (by appointment)
> Preferred seating during the Live Auction
> Recognition in the Art Auction 2016 program

For more information call 858 454 3541 x162, or email

To view the items available in Art Auction 2016 or to register to bid, please visit the GiveSmart auction page.

Bidding for the Silent Auction works will be done through your mobile phone via the GiveSmart app. Please register your phone by simply texting “MCASD16” to 24700 and then follow the prompts that will be texted to you.

See this year's current roster of contemporary artists whose work will be available for purchase.

See the list of the galleries that have already generously agreed to donate to this year's Art Auction.

MCASD’s Art Auction 2016 is made possible by the generosity, counsel, and support of our sponsors Sotheby’s, Schubach Aviation, and Room & Board. Additional in-kind support is provided by The Frame Maker, ArtWorks San Diego, and Quint Gallery.