Annual Auction at Musée des beaux-arts de Sherbrooke

2008-01-29, from Member
Sherbrooke, Tuesday, January 29th 2008 - 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, February 12th, for it’s 20th 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 Monsieur Claude Plante, directeur général, Direction générale des régions, des partenariats et des affaires internationales at Télé-Québec, 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, Maurice Savoie and Jean-Paul Riopelle.

To help you make a choice, the 50 works are presently exhibited at the museum until Tuesday, February 12th inclusively. Also, Bertrand La Palme will be at the museum, Sunday, February 10th, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. to discuss the artists, their works and answer you questions. The 2007 auction raised more than 55 000 $, used for different museum projects. Please note in your agenda : Tuesday, February 12th 2007. 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
Musée des beaux-arts de Sherbrooke
819 821-2115
 
 

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