OCAD Whodunit? Mystery Art Sale Contest
The annual Whodunit? Mystery Art Sale at the Ontario College of Art & Design always represents a great opportunity to buy art incredibly low prices. When you throw in an element of mystery, by learning the identity of the artist only after purchasing the art, it can be pretty fun as well.
The 2009 Whodunit? Sale is just around the corner. From November 18th to 20th, prospective buyers will be able to preview this year's vast collection of lovely, donated 5.5x7.5 works, each created by a mystery artist (some famous and others aiming to be) and available for purchase for just $75 on a first-come-first-served basis on November 21st. Only after the works are sold will the artists be revealed.
blogTO has prize vouchers to give away to three lucky readers.
CONTEST ENTRY DETAILS:
At some random time today (after 3pm but before 9pm), 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 2009 Whodunit? OCAD Mystery Art Sale on November 21st. 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. All artwork is sold on a first-come, first-served basis. This certificate cannot be redeemed for cash and expires on November 21, 2009 at 4 p.m. (at the close of the 2009 sale).
Public Preview Hours:
Wednesday, November 18th and Thursday, November 19th, 12 noon to 6 p.m.
Friday, November 20th, 12 noon to 8 p.m.
Admission is free. Or preview artwork online at www.ocad.ca starting on November 18th
Wednesday, November 18, 6:30 to 10 p.m.
The Gala Preview includes a silent auction of a special collection of mystery art (small and mid-sized works), and a live auction of full-scale work from emerging 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 21st, 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, of sample works by mystery artists.
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