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Catalina Museum Announces Inaugural Art Auction

Catalina Museum of Art and History will present its first art auction: Making Waves, now open for online auction via auction square until March 6.

The museum’s auction features a selection of paintings, prints, and sculptures to support its mission to collect, preserve, and share the art, culture, and history of Santa Catalina Island and beyond.

“The Making Waves Art Auction is the next step in the museum’s commitment to showcasing and preserving the history of Santa Catalina, as well as educating visitors of all ages,” said Ron Bevins, President. of the Catalina Museum Board of Trustees. “We are delighted to launch the art auction as an annual event and thank the museum supporters and artists who generously donated these wonderful works of art to the inaugural auction.”

Established with momentum and positive change in mind, the Making Waves Art Auction will ensure the Catalina Museum for Art & History’s ability to engage all ages through its exhibits and educational programming on a journey to make the story.

The Catalina Museum for Art & History has been offering the best in art and history exhibits, music and dance performances, lectures by guest speakers from around the world, and the best in silent and documentary film since 1953. It’s is the only organization dedicated to showcasing the history of Santa Catalina with detailed collections of native artifacts, photographs, ephemera, the island’s connection to the Chicago Cubs, its role in World War II, and more. . In addition to the permanent collection of Catalina Island history, the museum features a variety of exhibits, events, and activities for all ages, including a weekly Art to Go program.

For more information about the Catalina Museum’s Making Waves art auction and to register to bid, visit https://www.catalinamuseum.org/calendar. Bidding ends Sunday, March 6 at 8:00 PM PST.