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JOIN us for Auction 2023!

Saturday, April 1, 2023
Design and Media Center | MassArt

Join us for the 2023 MassArt Auction on Saturday, April 1, 2023, and be a part of a highly anticipated Boston tradition. 

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MassArt Auction 2023

Live Auction | Design and Media Center, MassArt 
Saturday, April 1, 2023 at 8:00 PM | Doors open at 6:30 PM

Live Auction with Auctioneer Marie Keep, Senior Vice President & Managing Director at Bonhams Skinner, and online on Bidsquare. Live Auction items are on exhibit in the Design and Media Center at MassArt and are available for online view and bidding on Bidsquare

Monday, March 20, 2023 at 12:00 PM - Sunday, April 2, 2023 at 12:00 PM 
All Silent Auction items are on exhibit in the Design and Media Center at MassArt and are available for online viewing and bidding now on Bidsquare. Silent Auction items will be available for purchase at 150% of value via the "Buy Now" feature until Friday, March 31 at 12:00 PM EST. 


As the nation’s only independent public college of art and design, MassArt is dedicated to providing an exceptional and affordable education for the next generation of artists, designers, and educators. The proceeds of the MassArt Auction provide vital scholarship aid and academic program support for our deserving students, which make continued access to a renowned art and design education possible. 

President Mary Grant, Auction co-chairs Daren Bascome ‘93 and Elizabeth Lowrey H’19, and the 2023 MassArt Auction Committee look forward to welcoming you in person or online as we celebrate 150 years of Massachusetts College of Art and Design! As the centerpiece of MassArt's 150th anniversary celebrations this year, we anticipate a full return of this beloved art event, which will take place once again in MassArt’s Design and Media Center. 

We can't wait to celebrate with you at this special MassArt Auction and look forward to seeing you soon! 

Sponsors  Gallery Partners  Artists

Public Preview Days

Monday, March 20, 2023 - Thursday, March 30, 2023
MassArt Design and Media Center | All Auction Artwork on Exhibit

Both the Live and Silent Auctions will be posted on Bidsquare and open for a two-week period of bidding, starting on March 20th. All of the Auction artwork will be installed and the exhibition available to view on campus by appointment.

Take the 2023 MassArt Live Auction 3D Virtual Tour

Raise Your Paddle

Raise Your Paddle is our annual appeal for outright contributions to our student scholarship fund. Your gift of any amount will help MassArt remain affordable and accessible. We encourage our guests to consider participating in Raise Your Paddle during the Live Auction program or making their gift online by visiting

Raise Your Paddle


For general Auction information or sponsorship information, please contact Kathy Calnan, Executive Director of Advancement, at or 617.879.7012. For artwork information, please contact the Auction team at or 617.879.7014.

Mailing Address:
The MassArt Auction
Massachusetts College of Art and Design
621 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA 02115 USA