Art Auction 2017 – From Shanghai with Love
Date: April 22, Saturday
Time: 5:30pm to 12:00am
Location: Upper School Black Box
Dress Code: Qipao, Black Tie or Cocktail Chic
An Adults-Only Event
The Art Auction is one of the biggest events of the year. One of a kind artwork created by students from all grades will be auctioned live during the evening. Be sure to bid on your child’s artwork! Incredible silent auction items will be available throughout the evening. Past silent auction items have included: furniture, hotel package, spa package, events tickets, professional artwork, and much more. There’s something for everyone!
View photos from past Art Auction events:
Check out these helpful resources for Art Auction projects:
- Previous Year’s Live Art Auction Pieces:
Below are links to previous years’ live art auction pieces for inspiration.
2013: Live Auction Art Pieces
2014: Live Auction Art Pieces
2015: Live Auction Art Pieces
2016: Live Auction Art Pieces
- Art Piece Suggested Timeline:
Suggested Art Auction Prep Guide
- Resources of supplies:
Art supplies – Fuzhou Road
Fabric – South Bund Fabric Market – 399 Luijabang Lu, near Nancang Jie
– Fabric Market near Yu Garden – 168 Dong Men Road
Textiles Commodities Market – 388 Renmin Lu, near Sichuan Nan Lu
Silk Flowers – Qiaojia Du Flower Market – 1148 Changshou Road
PAFA funds will cover the cost of this project. Spend up to 800 RMB to procure supplies. Please do not exceed this amount. All art pieces should approximate this cost so classes avoid overspending.
Submit receipts up to 800 RMB for reimbursement. Amounts above 800 RMB will not be reimbursed. Be sure to include your name, teacher’s name, grade level, description of the items purchased if not stated on the receipt and date of purchase.
Procure supplies for the project well in advance.
Plan a project that is grade appropriate. It should be an art piece created and completed by the students. Room parents and parents of the classroom can assist the students.
Refer to the above links for previous years’ art projects (for ideas).
For more information or if you would like to volunteer to help plan Art Auction 2017, please contact Katie Berkaw – firstname.lastname@example.org.