We've reserved a front row seat for you at freshART 2020!
And it's right in your living room.
The 28th annual event to support our community youth through our educational programs has gone virtual. As in the past, the event includes exciting auctions of original works by more than 50 local artists. But this year, you can bid, buy and party online.
The freshART artists have already ventured to Devou Park, creating one-of-a-kind works which are on display on both the website and at the museum. Previously created silentART paintings, sculptures and jewelry are also up for bidding. To view the works, visit freshART2020.givesmart.com.
See something you like? Register with a secured credit card. You'll receive a confirmation text directing you to your personal bidding center where you can place bids and specify bid limits, automatic bids and donations. You'll also be able to purchase tickets to the freshART finale.
Bidding will be open through October 4, which is when the real action begins! The livestream auction and party from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. will be emceed by auctioneer H. David Wallace of Heritage Bank. In addition to final bidding action, the interactive Zoom party will also include artist profiles and videos, trivia games, prizes, a "make-along" signature drink recipe with freshART mixologist Kelly R. Johnson and more.
All-inclusive tickets to the virtual finale are $50 per person, which includes a boxed French picnic by The Delish Dish of Covington to be enjoyed at home which watching the auction. The deadline for ordering picnic boxes is Wednesday, September 23. Tickets for virtual access only are available for $15. Non-ticket holders will be able to bid online but will not have access to the livestream party.
Get your ticket and artwork here. Or share the link and make it a party! Host a few friends for some socially-distanced auction-watching and competitive art-buying.
And let the bidding begin!
Thank you to our 2020 freshART sponsors
Bellevue Family Dentistry; Mrs. Ruth Faragher & Family; The Milburn Family Foundation; Schneller & Knochelmann Plumbing Heating & Air
Artists Awards SponsorPatricia & William Applegarth Artists Excellence Award
Special thanks to our freshART in-kind partners
The Delish Dish; Mary Beth Dowlin, freshART judge; Frame and Hang Studio Gallery; Tom Gaither, freshART judge; Kelly R. Johnson, freshART mixologist; Gary L. Johnston; Ena Nearon, freshART judge; Ruttle Design Group; Marie Redfearn Smith of NewberrySmith Design; Waltz Business Solutions; H. David Wallace, Auctioneer