Events

Over the Top Art Auction

Over the Top Art Auction - September Lot

  • September 4, 2020 – September 27, 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.

September Art Lot Sponsor: Telpay

September Raffle Sponor: Roger Watson Jewellers

Event Sponsors: Johnston Group and The Winnipeg Foundation

In person viewing and bidding: September 4 - September 26, Wednesday - Saturday, noon - 4pm at MAWA, 611 Main Street
Online bidding: Friday, September 4 at noon - Sunday, September 27 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 September artists are: John Anderson, Lisa Ayow, Connie Bart Hamel, Norma Bergman, Joanna Black, Yvette Cenerini, Susan Close, Alison Davis, Maurice Dzama, Patricia Eschuk, Alison Foster, Sonia Graboski, Peter Graham, Sarah Granovsky, Natasha Halayda, Faye Hall, Richard Holden, Liza Isakov, Jennifer Johnson, Erin Josephson-Laidlaw, Lindsay Joy, Mary Joyce, Pat Kay, SK, Kristin Nelson, Yolanda Paulsen (Azul), Lucy Pavez, Stephanie Phillips, Hanna Reimer, Paul Robles, Janet Shaw-Russell, Amanda Smart, Barbara Smith, Sarah Stewart, Lillian Strahl and Darlene "Toots" Toews

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.