During the fall season, as the cooler weather sets in and
the autumn colours are at their best, Downtown Collingwood celebrates 'Harvest
of the Arts', culminating during the Thanksgiving weekend. From our last
Farmers' Market of the season and children's activities, to strolling and
shopping our historical downtown, there is something for everyone to experience
including the much anticipated annual Art Chair Auction.
Join us Saturday, October 8th from 10 am to1 pm at the Downtown Collingwood Farmers' Market for your chance to purchase one of the much coveted Art Chairs. Silent auction bidding will begin at 10 am and will close at 1 pm sharp - the chairs hold a minimum bid price of $50 and all chairs must be taken home and paid for (cash or cheque) at this time.
These 24 Art Chairs were painted in an 'Impressions of Downtown' theme by local artists and have once again been the talk of the Town all summer. Chairs were created by aspiring young artists from Collingwood Collegiate to world renowned professionals living locally. They created unique art on Muskoka style chairs in this year's theme to celebrate the heart of our wonderful community. To view each of the Art Chairs and learn more about the artists, look for the Art on the Street 2016 brochures throughout the community.
If you are looking for that one of a kind, affordable piece of art that will add uniqueness to your yard or porch then this auction is a must! Don't miss out on the fun and your chance to take one (or more!) of these chairs home with you!