Big Names, Small Art (BNSA) Auction Closes!

Saturday, June 5, 2021
One artwork closes every minute, beginning at 1 PM

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Big Names, Small Art (BNSA) is a virtual, silent auction of more than 200+ small artworks (12 x 12 inches or smaller) with bidding on each starting at just $25, regardless of the work’s fair market value. Online bidding begins May 10 on Bidsquare and ends Saturday, June 5, with one artwork closing every minute beginning at 1 PM.

BNSA is only one of the virtual auctions in this year’s Art Auction Season! To check out Silent Art Auction click here or click here to learn about the Live Art Auction. First time using Bidsquare? Go to our blog to learn how to get started. Remember to register a few days in advance of the auction closing so that you can be approved in time to bid!

Support raised from this year’s Art Auction Season is critical for the Crocker and for the thousands of children, families, and adults the Museum serves every year. Your generous support is needed now more than ever, so remember to bid high and bid often!

A special thank you to our 2021 Art Auction Season Sponsors

Presenting Sponsor: Hughey Phillips, LLP

Supporting Sponsors: Denise & Donald Timmons and Franklin Templeton

Catalogue Sponsor: Downey Brand

Valet Sponsor: SMUD

Supporters: Dave & Margot Bach, Bardis Miry Development, Michael & Bobbe Brown, Cecilia Delury & Vince Jacobs, Susan Edling, Extreme North, Steve & Sandra Felderstein, Sylvia Fitzgerald, Five Star Bank, Patty French, Marcy Friedman, Michelle Hill, MJ Hamilton & Dave Reed, Dan & Gwenna Howard, Daniel & Cinda Hyman, Gary Johns & John Schneider, Linda Lawrence, Nancy Lawrence, North Table, Mark Rathe & Simone Miller Rathe, RSE, R.W. Baird, Estelle Saltzman, David Townsend & Sharon Usher, Chuck & Paulette Trainor, Western Health Advantage, Frank & Helen Wheeler, and Sandy Burton Yasso & Jim Yasso

In-Kind Sponsors: Archival Gallery, Fong & Fong, and Matchbook Wine Company


First time using Bidsquare? Click here to learn how to get started. Already a seasoned pro? Click here to register for any of the three auctions.


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