september, 2020

04sep9:45 am11:00 amFeaturedBenefit Auction9:45 am - 11:00 am Brattleboro Museum & Art Center

Event Details

With our Spring Gala and other important fundraisers cancelled this year due to Covid-19, we are delighted to be partnering with Duane Merrill & Company Auctioneers and Appraisers of Williston, Vermont, on an online benefit auction to raise essential funding for BMAC’s youth and education programs in the coming school year.

All items to be auctioned off, approximately 100 in total, have been donated to BMAC for the express purpose of helping the Museum make up revenue lost due to Covid-19. They include an oil painting of a French street scene by Maurice Utrillo, a pastel painting of a lake shore by Wolf Kahn, a rare limited-edition print of a Martha’s Vineyard harborscape, also by Kahn, an oil-on-paper painting by Emily Mason, a watercolor by Eric Aho, as well as paintings, prints, sculpture, and functional ceramics by the following artists and friends of BMAC:

Michael Abrams
Bruce Campbell
Jim Giddings
Carolyn Enz Hack
Christina Herbert
David G. Howell
Charlie Hunter
Julia Jensen
Gordon Jones
Ed Koren
Mallory Lake
Stephen Lloyd
Petria Mitchell
Fiona Morehouse
Michel Moyse
Marilyn Newmark
Leonard Ragouzeos
Meridel Rubenstein
Tim Segar
Paul Stone
Christine Triebert
James Urbaska
John Willis
Malcolm Wright

Other items include a beautiful dining room table handcrafted by master Vermont furniture maker Garrett Hack, a set of six mid-century modern chairs by Danish designer Jens Risom, two room-size Persian rugs, an assortment of rare wines from Napa Valley, vacation getaways, a pair of “art sneakers” by sculptor Andy Yoder, and much more.

The following link will take you to the online auction site, where you can browse all the items in the auction, place secure bids in advance, or participate in the auction in real time on Friday, September 4, starting at 9:45 a.m. Please note that the lots benefiting BMAC are numbered 051-100 and 201-250.

Merrill’s Auctioneers & Appraisers – Late Summer Fine Arts Auction Link:

In addition, we hope you will join us via Zoom on Sunday, August 30, at 7:30 p.m., for a preview of selected auction items presented by BMAC Director Danny Lichtenfeld, Chief Curator Mara Williams, and Ethan Merrill of Merrill’s Auctioneers & Appraisers.


(Friday) 9:45 am - 11:00 am


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10 Vernon St

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