About Our Auction
Melbourne Art Festival Virtual Holiday Silent Art Auction
Start your holiday shopping early at the Melbourne Art Festival Virtual Holiday Silent Art Auction. This online fine art auction will start on Thanksgiving (Nov. 26, 2020 at Midnight) and end Cyber Monday night (Nov 30, 2020 at 9PM).
Visit the silent auction from your smartphone, tablet or desktop to see all of the wonderful art, donated by your favorite artists from recent Melbourne Art Festivals. The auction includes hundreds of beautiful items including 2D pieces such as paintings, prints and photographs; 3D wood carvings, pottery, glass and metal sculptures; and beautiful jewelry including earrings, necklaces and rings. Search by artist, media or theme. Visitors who wish to bid on, track, and pay for their favorite art can register free here.
• What: Melbourne Art Festival Holiday Virtual Silent Art Auction
• Auction Starts: Midnight (12am) Thanksgiving, Thursday November 26, 2020
• Auction Ends: 9:00 PM on Monday, November 30, 2020
• Cost: Free to participate in the online auction; minimum bids start at $30
• Pick Up Purchased Items: Saturday, December 5, 2020 10am-2pm and Saturday, December 12, 2020 10am-2pm; Wickham Park Regional Pavilion (large pavilion near the end of Leisure Way)
• For More Info: Visit Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram
* Following the end of the Auction, items must be paid for by the winning bidder within 24 hours from email notification. Items that are not paid for will be offered to the next highest bidder.
About Melbourne Art Festival
Following the Virtual Melbourne Art Festival Holiday Silent Art Auction, the 100% volunteer MAF Committee will start planning and preparation for the 36th Annual Melbourne Art Festival which will be held outside among the trees and lakes at beautiful Wickham Park in Melbourne, FL April 24 & 25, 2021.
The annual festival, which draws art and music lovers from throughout Central Florida, is a vibrant family friendly event that promotes and encourages artistic endeavors, education and appreciation of the arts in Brevard County. Planning for the 2021 event will include Covid-19 safety precautions including offering additional space, hand sanitizing stations, and other CDC recommended safety precautions for outdoor events.
Proceeds raised during the art auction and art festival are used to encourage and support the arts and art education in Brevard County; offer Student Scholarships to junior high and high school students for art classes and camps; and funding other educational art efforts and local art organizations. The Melbourne Arts Festival has donated over $100,000 to the community.
Melbourne Art Festival is a Not for Profit 501-C3 organization whose mission is to promote and encourage artistic endeavors, education and appreciation. The organization and the festival is run completely by volunteers. To volunteer, please visit melbournearts.org
* Items must be paid for by winning bidder within 24 hours following notification.
#212 - White Pelicans
2D Matted Photography Print by Mike Bacon
#3014 - Smiling Wood Fish
Wood Sculpture by Klammer Dave
#3034 - Porcelain Square Dish w/Sea Life
3D Pottery Porcelain Dish by Leo and Karin Villaroman
#3089 - Copper Sea Life Mobile
3D - Copper by Ellen Sullivan
#314 - Manatees Original Watercolor
2D Watercolor by Anne Marie Solomon
#J027 - .925 Imperial Jasper Earrings
Jewelry by Serge Bojan
#J060 - Bronze Hook, Leather necklace
Jewelry by Ansia Stewart