2021 Verge Art Auction

Support Sac Arts + Support Sac Artists

Become a Sponsor

About the Auction

This year, we are proud to present a hybrid auction designed to keep our community safe + celebrate the best and brightest artistic talents in our region. By becoming a sponsor, you will be included on the exclusive guest list for our Sponsors-Only Live Auction on Saturday, November 20.

All items in both the silent and live auctions will be up for virtual bids through our auction partner, ClickBid, so friends at home + collectors outside the region can join us in bidding in real time on the remarkable selection of work up for grabs this year.

As always, our auction will be a testament to the vitality, community, and strength of our region. By supporting the Verge Art Auction, you are playing a key role in helping Verge shape the landscape of the Sacramento arts scene. Through exhibitions, public programs, and events, Verge nurtures dialogue and conversation for artists and art lovers alike. 

The Verge Art Auction is one of our biggest fundraisers of the year, and we are counting on remarkable, generous supporters like you to help us continue presenting the high quality, arts-focused programming our region needs. 

2021 Participating Artists

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Verge Art Auction FAQ

  • Who can bid on auction items? 
    • Anyone! No tickets are required to set up an auction bidder profile through ClickBid, and registering as a bidder is fast and free. All you need is a valid credit cart + a few contact details to get started. Your card will not be charged until you are the winning bidder on a item or if you choose to make a donation to Verge to help us reach our auction fundraising goal.
  • Will there be an in-person component to this year's auction? 
    • Yes! We will be hosting an intimate, exclusive party for auction sponsors on Saturday, November 20. In-person attendees will be bidding in real time against bidders watching our auction live stream from home.
  • How can I watch the live auction virtually? 
    • Right here! Join us on the evening of Saturday, November 20 right here to watch and bid in real time in the amazing selection of live auction items up for grabs this year. Stay tuned for more details, coming soon! 
  • Can I view any of the auction items in person before bidding? 
    • Yes! All items up for bid in both the silent and live auctions will be available for public viewing at Verge Center for the Arts beginning Thursday, November 4 through Friday, November 19. Guests can stop by Verge during normal gallery hours Thursday through Saturday from 11 AM to 5 PM or Sunday from 12 PM to 5 PM. 
  • Where will my auction dollars go? 
    • Dollars raised at the Verge Art Auction go right back into the Sacramento arts community. Up to 50% of each art sale will go directly back to the working artists in our region, many of whom are new and emerging talents. Your dollars will also directly support Verge Center for the Arts as we continue bringing the Sacramento region high quality arts programming in everything from our exhibitions to our youth education offerings. Learn more about Verge Center for the Arts by clicking here
  • When can I start bidding? 
    • Bidding opens on the silent auction on Thursday, November 4, 2021 right here on ClickBid. You will see the "Auction Preview" section with all available silent auction works, as well as a preview of the curated selection of live auction pieces that will be up for grabs on Saturday, November 20, 2021.

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