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The massart auction turns 30! 

Celebrate the 30th Anniversary MassArt Auction on Saturday April 27, 2019 and be a part of a highly anticipated Boston tradition.  
Event overview
  • $1,000,000 raised annually for the past 4 years to benefit student scholarships and academic programs at the College.
  • 300 contemporary artworks available in live and silent auctions.
  • 700 art collectors and patrons in attendance.

From emerging to mid-career to established artists, the MassArt Auction exhibits more than 300 artworks every year. Past MassArt Auctions have featured: 

  • Emily Eveleth '87
  • Shepard Fairey
  • William Kentridge
  • Fred Liang
  • Takashi Murakami
  • Kara Walker
  • William Wegman '65

General Call for art is closed!

Thank you to everyone who submitted artwork to be considered in the 30th Anniversary MassArt Auction, to be held on Saturday, April 27, 2019. We are excited to review the 1000+ artwork submissions we are grateful to have received, and will notify you of the jury's decision on December, 21. Thank you again for your participation! 

Important Dates to Remember
Submissions due:  October 28, 2018
Notification of selection: December 21, 2018
Selected artwork due: April 4, 2019
Opening Reception:  April 22, 2019
Auction: April 27, 2019
Notification of artwork sale: June 1, 2019


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

For information on artwork submissions, please contact Helen Zhang, Fundraising Events Coordinator, at or 617.879.7014.

Mailing Address:

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

Tag #MassArtAuction when you're at any of our events or when you see artwork by MassArt Auction artists.