Show No Mercy in the Name of Art

Art-​inspired Items

Meat ‘n Cleaver

Courtesy of ACME Meat Market and Ed Storch

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This unique, entertaining, one of a kind session is designed for 6 people to learn and experience the art of meat cutting led by Edmonton’s most respected Meat Cutter, Corey Meyer, owner of Acme Meat Market. The private session will walk you through all aspects of meatcutting and also includes 6 grass fed steaks, locally grown in Alberta, for each person to take home.

Included in this package is a Blue Green Dymondwood Chef’s Knife handmade by master craftsman Ed Storch, complete with a soft case.

Painting “en plein air” with Artist Lynn Malin in Jasper, Alberta

Courtesy of Lynn Malin and Maclab Enterprises

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This workshop is for two people for two days of landscape painting “en plein air”. You will enjoy painting in the beautiful landscape of Jasper National Park with renowned Edmonton artist Lynn Malin. This one of a kind package includes two nights accommodation at the beautiful Tekarra Lodge in Jasper and Lynn will provide you with panels and canvas for painting. Lynn would like to begin the workshop by inviting the successful bidder to join her at her family cabin on Lake Edith for wine to explore and customize how the days will unfold.

Note: Please bring a set of paints and brushes. Auction item is for the month of September, 2015.

Art History Hike at Lake O’Hara

Courtesy of Lake O’Hara Lodge & Lisa Christensen

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Immerse yourself in art history while enjoying a day of hiking with curator and author Lisa Christensen. See some of the locations depicted in the art of Lawren Harris, J.E.H. MacDonald, Arthur Lismer, Walter Phillips, Peter and Catherine Whyte, John Singer Sergeant, Carl Rungius and other artists who have made Lake O’Hara’s beauty famous through their work.

Lake O’Hara Lodge is a backcountry hiking and skiing lodge nestled in the Canadian Rockies, only a few hours from Calgary and a short distance from Banff and Lake Louise, in Yoho National Park.

The package is for June 24-25, 2015 and includes two nights accommodation, all meals, round-trip bus fares on the access road and taxes. Hiking choices will depend on trail and weather conditions and the preferences and interests of all hikers.

The Art of Transcend Coffee

Courtesy of Transcend Coffee

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Ever wanted to make a great cup of coffee but were afraid to ask? Everything you wanted to know about a fine cup of coffee will be shared with valuable insights from Poul Mark, owner of Transcend Coffee. This package includes a drip coffee maker, a coffee grinder, a year long subscription for coffee a personalized orientation on making craft coffee with Poul Mark.

His and Hers Handmade Alberta Jewelry Set

Courtesy of Kristine MacDonald of Smithstine

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For her: small copper Alberta studs with silver posts and a long copper Alberta outline necklace. For him: – copper Alberta cuff links and a copper and stainless steel Alberta tie bar.

Eskimos Gold Season Seats

Courtesy of Capital Power

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Located in section I, these Eskimos Gold Season Seats offer a great view from the upper deck on the 40 yard line. These seats provide a wide span view of the entire game, end zone to end zone, allowing you to catch every play. The Eskimos Season Seats package includes four Gold level seats and director’s club access for the nine home games in the 2015 season.

Hot Docs Opening Night Party Package

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Join us as we celebrate the launch of Hot Docs 2016 at our Opening Night Festivities in support of Docs For Schools! Guests will enjoy a VIP cocktail reception at the stunning Bloor Hot Docs Cinema, followed by the opening night screening. The celebration continues in the Royal Ontario Museum’s exquisite Samuel Hall Currelly Gallery where guests will enjoy cocktails, an amazing array of delicious cuisine, dancing and celebration of what’s been called “Canada’s national art form.”

Flowers for Six Months

Courtesy of The Artworks

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Treat yourself or someone special to seasonal, fresh-cut flowers from the Artworks every month for six months. With an uncompromising focus on craft, quality and love of artisan traditions, The Artworks is the destination for Edmonton’s design-conscious shoppers and in-the-know visitors.

Forbidden Dinner

Courtesy of Zenari’s

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Enjoy an exclusive party for up to 20 on the hidden terrace of Manulife Place, courtesy of Zenari’s. This stunning “forbidden” venue cannot be rented, making this your only chance to experience downtown from new heights! Whether you want a stand-up reception with passed hors d’oeuvres, or sit-down evening with full table service, Zenari’s professional staff will work with you to make your experience truly unforgettable.

Booking is based on terrace availability. Valid from May Long Weekend to Labour Day, 2015


AGA Behind-the-Scenes Collection Tour

Courtesy of the Art Gallery of Alberta

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Have you ever wanted to go behind the scenes of the AGA, or wondered about the whys and wherefores of our collection? Join AGA Executive Director / Chief Curator Catherine Crowston on a tour of the top secret collection storage vaults for you and 7 guests. You will get an exclusive opportunity to see firsthand how artworks are stored and cared for, and learn about some of the notable works in the AGA collection. This package includes a private wine and cheese reception at our secret storage facility.