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Midsummer’s Eve of the Arts – 36th Annual Fundraiser

July 20, 2022 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Join the Vernon Public Art gallery for their 36th annual art auction event, Midsummer’s Eve of the Arts. on Wednesday, July 2oth, 2022.  This special event will take place within the Gallery, and on it’s surrounding street, 31st Avenue in Vernon.

Enjoy a vibrant evening full of art and celebration as we look towards a bright future for the Vernon Public Art Gallery and its contributions to the arts & culture of Greater Vernon. Featuring popular local artists such as James Postill, Rick Bond, Julie Oakes, & Gabrielle Strong. Accompanied by breakthrough artists such as Jordan MacDonald, Haley Tetroe, & Nic Cameron.

This year’s event will take on an urban chic flair as the Gallery is transformed into a magnificent botanical dreamscape. There is a limited number of tickets, so get yours now and be a part of the Okanagan’s social event of the summer. With over 50 artworks, as well as some incredible experience packages available, you won’t want to miss this auction! The MEA Auction Preview will be held at the VPAG from July 7th – July 19, 2022 to see the spectacular pieces available this year!

TICKETS:  $75 for individual or $500-750 for tables.  Available HERE.

Important information regarding the auction:
The silent auction is open to bid up until midnight on July 20th, 2022 and the live auction starting at 7:30 PM hosted by Valley Auctions’ Don Raffan. We will have 3 phone lines open if you are not in attendance and wish to call in and continue bidding on your favourite live auction items! Phone numbers will be located on the website the day of the event, so stay tuned!

Funds raised during the live and silent auctions provide important support to the Gallery throughout the year. Thank you to this year’s MEA sponsors: Bannister Honda as our Presenting Sponsor, Clark Robinson Chartered Professional Accountants, Nor-Val Rentals, and Co-operators – Bracken Insurance Services. As well we would like to express our gratitude to Lianne Viau Photography, Okanagan Springs, and Arrowleaf Winery.

Questions can be sent directly to [email protected]


July 20, 2022
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Vernon Public Art Gallery
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Vernon Public Art Gallery
3228 31st Avenue
Vernon, British Columbia V1T 2H3 Canada
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