Ann Goldberg at the Splash Art Auction

Thursday, September 25, 2014

Splash Art Auction: Splash is Arts Umbrella’s signature fundraising event and one of Vancouver’s highest profile charitable art events. Bid on more than 100 incredible art pieces by local and world renowned artists in a fun, creative and nostalgic environment at CBC Vancouver. Splash features a high quality live auction, diverse silent auction, showcase raffle and dance party!

Splash is an extremely important source of revenue for Arts Umbrella, playing a key part in allowing us to continue the work we do in the community. Money raised by Splash is used to support Arts Umbrella’s free-of-charge outreach program, which has recently expanded into Surrey, where arts programming is offered to at risk youth in their community. Funds will also go toward growing Arts Umbrella’s bursary program, which assists low- and middle-income families overcome financial barriers to providing quality arts education for their children.

On the auction block will by the chance to commission your very own shoe portrait by Ann Goldberg, in keeping with this year's theme: Why Act Your Shoe Size?

At Arts Umbrella, inspiring a child’s creativity and commitment to their own limitless potential is at the forefront of all we do. This year we invite you to take a stand, embrace your own childlike essence and act your shoe size, not your age. Bid on incredible art pieces in a fun and nostalgic environment, all in the name of accessible arts education for kids in Greater Vancouver.

Learn more about Arts Umbrella and Splash Auction.