It’s All About ARTISTS Online Auction, presented by George Ripoll, BMO Private Wealth

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Art Gallery LogoPeterborough, ON - The Art Gallery of Peterborough (AGP) is thrilled to announce the return of its annual gala auction. Like everything these days, it’s going to be a little different. This year’s auction is online and It’s All About ARTISTS!

Artists are essential to healthy communities. To support them, the AGP is directing 100%* of the proceeds from the sale of artwork directly to the participating artists.

Key Dates:

Friday, October 23: Online auction opens

Saturday, November 7: All auction items close at 9 p.m.

The auction is offering works by an exceptional roster of regional artists who have been engaged with the AGP and its audiences through past exhibitions, our AGP Shop, the Kawartha Autumn Studio Tour, and past AGP fundraisers.

“Whether you are a seasoned collector or just starting out, It’s All About ARTISTS is a unique opportunity to support our vibrant creative community through the purchase of an original work of contemporary art”, Celeste Scopelites, Director of the AGP said. “Join us in person or online before the auction opens to see the work available, confirm your favourites, and bid with confidence,”.

The artworks are featured in the Auction Preview Exhibition is now on view at the AGP and are also available to preview on the gallery’s auction portal at:

The Art Gallery of Peterborough is open to the public Thursday to Sunday between 11 a.m. and 5 p.m., by appointment. Call us at 705-743-9179 to reserve your time. Full booking details are available at:

Thank you to all of our sponsors for their support of the Art Gallery of Peterborough and our programs. It’s All About ARTISTS Online Auction is presented by George Ripoll, BMO Private Wealth.

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*Entire winning bid goes to each artist, minus 6% transaction fee from the auction host 32Auctions.


For further information, members of the media are invited to contact the undersigned:

Celeste Scopelites, Director

T: 705-743-9179 ext. 2027

Briar Sutherland, Communications & Volunteer Coordinator

T: 705-743-9179 ext. 2024