Thursday, May 23, 2019
5 - 9 PM

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BNSA (Big Names, Small Art) is a casual outdoor event that features silent auctions of over 200 small artworks (12 x 12 inches or less) with bidding on each starting at just $25, regardless of the work’s fair market value. BNSA has become a spirited art party with more than 1,000 guests vying to acquire works for their personal collections.

This energetic evening highlights both seasoned and emerging artists from our region, and proceeds from the sale of each artwork benefit the Crocker’s many educational programs for adults, children, teens, and their families.

Get straight to bidding at BNSA by pre-registering your credit card information now, and breeze through Will Call on May 23rd. When purchasing your tickets to BNSA, please check the box authorizing the Crocker to save your credit card information and you will be pre-registered for bidding the night of the event.

BNSA Presenting Sponsors:
Denise & Donald Timmons

Auction Lot Sponsors:
Claudia Coleman
Downey Brand LLP


$10 Members
$20 nonmembers
Free for Art Auction ticketholders

Not a member yet? Join now to save $10 off your ticket. For more information, visit our membership page or call (916) 808-6730.

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Enjoy a casual outdoor event featuring silent auctions of nearly 400 small artworks (12 x 12 inches or less) with bidding on each starting at just $25.

Get your tickets