Events

Over the Top Art Auction

Over the Top Art Auction - August Lot

  • August 7, 2020 – August 30, 2020, 12:00pm – 9:00pm
  • charityauction.bid/mawa or MAWA, 611 Main Street

Free! Bid online at charityauction.bid/mawa or in person at 611 Main St.

August Art Lot Sponsor: Paul McKenna, Myers LLP

August Raffle Sponor: Booke and Partners

Event Sponsors: Johnston Group and The Winnipeg Foundation

In person viewing and bidding: August 7 - 29, Wednesday - Saturday, noon - 4pm at MAWA, 611 Main Street
Online bidding: Friday, August 7 at noon - Sunday, August30 at 9pm CST

Visit charityauction.bid/mawa to make your bids online!

This is your chance to bid on amazing, original artworks by up-and-coming and established artists, and support MAWA at the same time.

The August artists are: Adriana Alarcón, Hollande Bezan, Dale Boldt, Melissa Coyle, Shannon Drewitt, Michael Dumontier & Neil Farber, Rosemary Dzus, Deirdre Earl, Katarina Eismann, Keiralee Friesen, Steve Gouthro, Kristen Guy, Rebecca Hadfield, Kaj Hasselriis, Jodi Hildebrand, Lois Hogg, Robert Lowe, Lisa Lysack, Loricia Matheson, Pat McCullough, Ingrid McMillan, Sarah Neville, Pat Penner, Craig Reimer, Sandy Schumann, Michael Schumann, Elizabeth Sellors, Brandi Shabaga, Chris Simonite, Jennifer Smith, Fran Solar, Sheila Spence, Masako Takenaka and Sheri Turner

MAWA's Over the Top auction has gone virtual

In March, we had to postpone our annual auction due to COVID-19. This is your chance to bid on 197 amazing, original artworks by up-and-coming and established artists! Add to your art collection and support MAWA at the same time.

How to view and bid on the artworks

There are two ways to view the artwork. 

1. Come to the gallery for a viewing. Details about safe in-person viewing times and procedures are below.
2. Go to this the Catalog page on charityauction.bid/mawa to see the digital images and to add your own bid.

Details about MAWA's auction

There are 30 - 45 original artworks will be auctioned each month, July-November. Visit the Catalog page on charityauction.bid/mawa to view the current lot. On the last Sunday of each month at 9:00pm CST, one art lot will close online, and on the First Friday of the following month, bidding on the next lot will begin. Each month will also feature an exciting raffle basket, tickets are one for $5 or five for $20.

Each artist has set a starting price for their work. You may bid in increments of $10 or more. But if you really want that certain something, bid high and often!

Safe in-person viewing

Come to MAWA at 611 Main St. in Winnipeg, noon - 4pm, Wednesday to Saturday. Only 5 guests will be allowed in MAWA at any given time to ensure physical distancing.

We didn't forget the raffle

Each month’s art lot and raffle basket will be available for in person viewing and bidding (with controlled social distancing protocols) at the MAWA space, 611 Main St., Winnipeg, Wed.-Sat. 12-4 pm. 

Live outside of Winnipeg? 

No problem! MAWA is happy to ship your purchase to you at your expense. Everyone is welcome! Please join in this online celebration of art, in support of visual art education for all.

* We have carefully chosen a secure virtual auction platform. Visit https://www.auctria.com/creditcards if you want more information.

We look forward to seeing you at Over the Top!

Remember, final bids must be placed by 9 pm CST on Sunday, August 30. If you have placed the highest bid, we will contact you the following week to arrange for shipping or pick up.