WHO: Hundreds of artists support BICAS through donated artwork, co-creating an exuberant and diverse collection of bicycle art. Local musicians & entertainment help to create the unique atmosphere.
WHY: This fundraiser sustains us throughout the year so that we can continue to provide affordable and free bicycle education and services to the Tucson community.
WHERE: The Art Gallery (1122 N Stone Ave, 85705), on NE corner of Speedway/Stone.
Friday DEC 1st (6-10pm) Preview Party – Art exhibition, Raffle, live music, performances by the Wonderfools & Friends, BICAS Brown Brew release by Dragoon Brewing.
Saturday DEC 2nd (11-4pm) Early Bidding – Start bidding early!
Saturday DEC 2nd (6-9pm) Silent Art Auction – Let the bidding begin. Entertainment, drinks, food!
HOW DO I DONATE ART? Please bring ready-to-hang art to BICAS’ new location during our shop hours (Sun-Tues, 11am-6pm) with Art Contact info & Artwork info (name, email, phone, address & title, medium, materials used). Deadline for art submissions is November 26. Contact email@example.com with questions. Thanks!
HOW DO I BID ON ART? Write your unique bid number on the bid sheets provided next to respective artwork; bid up in $5 increments. Get bidding faster by pre-registering for your unique bid number HERE. Check in at the Info table when you get to the auction to get your unique bid #.
HOW DO I GET ART? Artwork is up during the two nights. Bidding begins Saturday. The highest bidders may purchase and take home the art Saturday night. Check your favorite artwork and bid often ensure you get them! There’s also plenty of holiday gifts and merchandise for sale both nights! Get bidding faster by pre-registering for your unique bid number HERE
WHEN CAN I GET MY ART? Highest bidders may purchase and take home the art Saturday night, or the following Monday and Tuesday. Please get in touch (firstname.lastname@example.org) if you’re unable to pick up artwork, and are interested, so we can schedule a time. Otherwise, we will let the next bidder get it. You will be contacted within a couple days to pick up art if you did not take it home during night of auction. There’s also plenty of holiday gifts and merchandise, and raffle tickets for sale! Get bidding faster by pre-registering for your unique bid number TBA. We accept cash, cards and checks.
We can take cash and card. OR pick up art the on Sunday at 10am-2pm or Monday 10am-2pm at the Art Gallery, while we’re cleaning up. email@example.com.
DOGS? Please only service animals on leash. We love our furry pals, but we want to take care of the artwork and folks with allergies.
CAR & BIKE PARKING?
There will be limited car parking so please carpool and be prepared to park elsewhere, respectfully. The BICAS parking lot (2001 N. 7th Ave.) may be used for some parking. We encourage biking (& walking) to our event; we’ll provide some bike parking. Please bring a lock.
KID FRIENDLY? Absolutely, we have a ‘Kid’s Corner’ for coloring and crafts. Bring your own crafts too.
WHERE CAN I POST OR VIEW EVENT PHOTOS? https://www.facebook.com/events/979183365500358/
Tag us in your posts! #BICASArtAuction; instagram: @bicastucson
HOW CAN I HELP BICAS? Donate, Attend events, Make Art, Volunteer, Tell people about BICAS, Carry our brochure/fliers in your shop, host a bike drive or fundraiser!
MORE ?s – firstname.lastname@example.org
THANK YOU TUCSON AND OUT-of-TOWN SUPPORTERS! Can’t join or donate art, please consider donating here: https://bicas.org/donate/ Contact: email@example.com / 520-628-7950