Annual Auction at Musée des beaux-arts de Sherbrooke

2010-01-27, from Member

Sherbrooke, Tuesday 26 January 2009 -  It’s that time of the year again for art lovers from across the region to gather at the Musée des beaux-arts de Sherbrooke Tuesday 9 February, for it’s 22st annual auction of various works, including paintings, photographs and drawings, donated to the museum for fundraising purposes by artists and collectors of the region. Tickets are 75 $ and tax receipts for 60 $ are issued. For more information or to purchase tickets, please contact Ms Diane-Marie Charron at 819 821-2115.

Presided over by well known painter Mr John Ballantyne, RCA and with numerous artists, collectors, art lovers, business people and professionals attending, gallery owner Bertrand La Palme will auction works from regional artists Jacques Barbeau, Patricia Barrowman, Jeannine Bourret, Denis Palmer and Sigrid Fisher and works from artists of national fame, such as Alfred Pellan, Yves Trudeau, Normand McLaren, René Derouin and Jean-Paul Riopelle. To participate in this always very pleasant activity, please get your tickets early.

To help you make a choice, the 50 works will be exhibited at the museum from Saturday 30 January until Tuesday 9 February inclusively. Also, Bertrand La Palme will be at the museum, Sunday 7 February, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. to discuss the artists, their works and answer you questions.

Bertrand LaPalme, auctionneer, and Pierre Gagnon showing the work.

Please note in your agenda : Tuesday 9 February 2010. This exciting event starts at 5h30 p.m. with a cocktail, followed by a light supper and the auction per say, at the museum, 241 Dufferin Street. Please note also that the SAQ made again this year a generous contribution to the event.


Source:

Lise Boyer / 819 821-2115
Tickets and information: Diane Marie Charron / 819 821-2115 or dmcharron@mbas.qc.ca
Musée des beaux-arts de Sherbrooke
www.mbas.qc.ca


 
 

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