Win a Gift Certificate for Whodunit? Art at OCAD
I find that buying a fantastic piece of art, for an incredibly low price, is always a satisfying experience. When you throw in an element of mystery, by only learning the identity of the artist after purchasing art, it can be pretty fun as well. Having the proceeds of the sale go to upgrades for the Dorothy H. Hoover Library and a new student Learning Zone at OCAD is simply icing on the cake.
The annual Whodunit? OCAD Mystery Art Sale is just around the corner. From November 19th to 21st, prospective buyers will be able to preview a vast collection of lovely, donated 5.5x7.5 works, each created by a mystery artist (some famous and others soon-to-be) and available for purchase for just $75 on a first-come-first-served basis on November 22nd. Only after the works are sold will the artists be revealed.
The Ontario College of Art & Design is offering BlogTO readers a chance to win one of three gift certificates, each valued at $75, and redeemable for original works of art in its annual Whodunit? Mystery Art Sale. Art in the sale can be previewed online at www.ocad.ca or in person from November 19th to 21st - and the sale itself takes place on Saturday, November 22 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
CONTEST ENTRY DETAILS:
At some random time today (after 11am but before 4pm), commenting on this blog post will be enabled. The readers who notice this first and place the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd comments below will each win a $75 voucher redeemable for art being sold at the Whodunit? OCAD Mystery Art Sale on November 22nd. Do not post more than one comment or you will be disqualified (we'll be watching IP addresses). Be sure to include a valid email address in the email address field of the comment form, so you can be contacted with prize claim details.
Wednesday, November 19 and Friday, November 21, 12 noon to 8 p.m.
Thursday, November 20, 12 noon to 6 p.m.
Admission is free. Previewing artwork online at www.ocad.ca will also start on November 19th
Thursday, November 20, 6:30 to 10 p.m.
The Preview Gala includes a silent auction of a special collection of mystery art (small and mid-sized works), and a live auction of larger works by well-known artists. Guests enjoy cocktails, hors d'oeuvres and a special chance to preview the hundreds works available in the public sale.
Public Art Sale:
Saturday, November 22, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
All events take place at the Ontario College of Art & Design, 100 McCaul Street, Toronto.
Images courtesy of OCAD.
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