Bemis Center For Contemporary Arts


Did You Know... Stats for the 9th Annual Art Auction

We know, mention the statistics, and a lot of people cringe. But the statistics for our 9th Annual Art Auction are what you need to start revving up for the most important social event of the season. And there are no charts or graphs, just lots of fun, informative facts.

Did you know. . .

. . .a total of 230 artists are participating in this year's Auction? This includes local, regional, national and international artists. Some participants are former Bemis Center Artists-in-Residence; while others have been Visiting Artists. Plus, community artists and numerous others have all provided work. That many artists coming forward to support the Bemis Center just shows how passionate they are about our mission to support exceptional talent!

Did you know. . .

. . .there are 308 lots in total up for auction this year? We have 80 alone in our popular "Buy It Now" Gallery, which features over 40 of sculptor Chris Romer's "Charmers." The Silent Auction features 187 lots, and Live Auction features 41. With so many works on the auction block, there is something for everyone!

Did you know. . .

. . .that our 9th Annual Auction features just about any artistic medium you can imagine: prints, photographs, ceramics, mixed media, paintings, glass pieces, weavings, video/multi-media, sculpture and photography.

Did You Know... Photography

Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts
724 S. 12th Street
Omaha, NE 68102
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Phone:: 402.341.7130