Experience the powerful emotions of opera! Enjoy a season full of excitement and culture as you and a guest join in on the best performances in the Edmonton Opera’s 2013/2014 season. See Richard Strauss’ Salome, Johann Strauss the II’s Die Fledermaus and Giacomo Puccini’s Madame Butterfly.
- Estimated value: $12,000
- Reserve bid: $8,500
A trip of a lifetime! The Art Gallery of Alberta and The Canadian Friends of the Hermitage invite you to join us
for a fabulous week of the world’s greatest music and dance performances at the “Stars of the White Nights
Festival”, set in the 18th century elegance of St. Petersburg, Russia. This eight day, eight night celebration tour
of St. Petersburg includes a curator-led tour of the Hermitage Museum, airfare, accommodation and more.
June 5-14, 2014.
- Reserve bid: $1,900
It’s time for your curtain call! You and 11 guests will be stars for the evening as you enjoy dinner on The
Winspear Centre’s stage. Dine with the Davis Concert Organ as your backdrop at the site of some of
Edmonton’s greatest performances.
The catering for this event will be provided by The Makk on 124, while the spectacular setting and décor will
be provided by Akiko Floral Artistry and Stephen Simmins. Don’t miss out on this Art on this Block favourite!
- Estimated value: $1,400
- Reserve bid: $840
Host a forbidden dinner in a truly uplifting location! You and 11 guests will have the best view in the city as
you chart a course across the High Level bridge in your private streetcar. Watch the sunset while enjoying a
wine reception and feasting on a delicious buffet courtesy of Zenari’s.
- Reserve bid: $2,100
Touchdown at the Hall of Fame! This year, the Edmonton Eskimos will have the honor of hosting the 50th
Induction Ceremony and Hall of Fame Weekend on behalf of the Canadian Football Hall of Fame and
Museum. This package features four tickets to the exclusive, by-invitation-only, V.I.P. Induction Reception,
followed by the Hall of Fame Induction Gala Dinner on October 3, 2013 in Edmonton. The winning bidder
will also receive four tickets to the Edmonton Eskimos and Montreal Alouettes game on October 5, 2013 at
- Estimated value: $2,300
- Reserve bid: $1,300
3… 2… 1… Happy New Year at your AGA! Welcome 2014 in style with a private cocktail and champagne party
for you and 23 guests in your AGA’s exclusive Borealis Room. Plus, get a front-row seat to the fireworks from
our private 4th level terrace.
- Estimated value: $2,800
- Reserve bid: $1,000
Create an expressive, professional space. Bring beauty and new energy to your home or office. The AGA Art Rental
and Sales Gallery features renowned and emerging artists from Alberta and beyond. This auction item presents
art in relation to interesting Alberta designers.
Four-hour art placement consultation combined with visit to AGA AR&S. Value $600
Six months of art rental for any combination of work (value of Art up to $15,000). Rental Value $1,800
One of the displayed pieces by Fat Crow Design for three months. Rental Value $400
- Estimated value: $2,500
- Reserve bid: $1,500
Get the V.I.P. treatment for you and a guest at the 13th presentation of Canada’s only international fair
of modern and contemporary art. V.I.P. benefits include unlimited free admission to the fair, use of the
V.I.P. lounge as well as invitations to exclusive events, including tours of major private and corporate art
collections, artists’ studio tours and private receptions. Also included with this auction item are airfare for two
and a two-night stay in downtown Toronto. October 25-28, 2013.
Stop and smell the roses… And the peonies, and the gardenias, and… Treat yourself or a loved one to flowers every month for six months with this fabulous auction item! Look forward to a new arrangement of seasonal, fresh-cut flowers each month from The Artworks.
Two tickets. Two nights. Two unforgettable performances. Madame Butterfly takes you on a ravishing journey through love, betrayal, and undying fidelity inhabited by two of the Opera world’s greatest lovers. In Ailey II dancers will captivate you and translate their strength, agility and grace of body and soul into a powerful performance.
Adorn yourself with a custom piece of jewelry! Award-winning designer/goldsmith Mark Katzeff will help you infuse new life into your look with his unique pieces that will stun even the most discerning eye. Take home a gift certificate with a value of $500 to be applied towards a truly one-of-a-kind piece.
Go ahead, indulge! Enjoy lunch at Zinc for eight guests, featuring the culinary talents of Executive Chef David Omar. Then, take in an engaging tour of the Gallery with a knowledgeable AGA guide.
Bring the café home! This package for the coffee connoisseur includes a coffee grinder; a bag of premium coffee; two coffee cups; a Hario dripper and box of filters; a $25 gift card, and instructions on how to make a great “pourover” coffee at home.
Inspiring concerts in an intimate setting! Join the Edmonton Recital Society in its 7th year of music. This auction item for two adult subscriptions to the 2013/14 concert season is a “must have” for the classical music lover. Get up close and personal to world-class artists, many who have ties to Edmonton, as they perform beloved masterworks and dazzling new compositions.
A tour designed just for you! Enjoy a year of personalized private tours at the Art Gallery of Alberta! This thought-provoking auction item provides you and five friends with a private tour of AGA exhibitions each season, perfectly tailored to the interests of your party. Get captivating insider information about our amazing exhibitions and learn more about contemporary and historical art from Alberta and around the world. Private tours are always the perfect fit–give as a gift or treat yourself!
Take home a lovely cherubim artifact replica of an Italian sculpture by Caravaggio. This statue, courtesy of Wellington Garden Centre, is a perfect fit for your hallway, entrance or garden.
Hey party people! Secure your spot at the AGA’s popular late-night art party series. Parties are themed around AGA exhibitions and feature projects by local artists. Tickets to these must-attend events always sell out, so beat the rush by securing this hot auction item. Package includes tickets for two to the next three Refinery parties in June and November 2013, and March 2014. Also included is dinner for two at Zinc Restaurant for all three dates.
Mush! Experience the excitement of driving a team of Canadian Huskies through the picturesque RockyMountain trails. This package for two adults includes a comprehensive tour introduction and instruction session, followed by two hours of personal interaction with Banff Adventures’ four-legged friends, along with breaks for photos and refreshments.
- Estimated value: $500
- Reserve bid: $300
Don’t walk away from this one! Create your very own bespoke pair of English-style shoes by T&F Slack Shoemakers London, courtesy of gravitypope. T&F Slack Shoemakers London is the brainchild of husband-and-wife team Tim and Fiona Slack, who have been dedicated to making modern footwear classics since the 70′s. T&F Slack Shoemakers offer classic English styles made in their 500 sq/ft factory in the heart of Notting Hill. Working with local craftspeople, T&F Slack Shoemakers London mentor the young in an effort to pass along these important skills to the next generation.
- Estimated value: $500
Get your wheels ready for summer! Take home a platinum detail package courtesy of Volvo that is sure to make your vehicle seem brand new inside and out. Volvo’s professional detail centre will transform your car regardless of its make or model, returning it to you all clean and shiny.