We gratefully accept donations of the following types of fine art:
- Art of the Native American, Alaska Native, First Nation, and indigenous peoples of the world
- Fun, interesting, unique artifacts
- Hand-blown glass pieces
- High-end art supplies, easels, and large canvases
- Multiple-original prints including lithographs, etchings, engravings, monotypes, silkscreen, woodcraft, and linocuts
- One-of-a-kind pottery and ceramics
- Original paintings or drawings from all eras in a variety of media: oil, acrylics, pastels, watercolors, tempera, pen & ink, and collage
- Pacific NW: logging, ferries, mountains, parks, beaches scenes
- Sculptures and carvings in various metals, stone, or wood
- Signed limited-edition serigraphs and exceptional photographs
- Textiles and beaded work
- Valuable posters and maps
- Vintage advertising and memorabilia
- Picture frames in good condition and of 'better' quality
- Appealing but less precious art is also accepted, such as prints of all sizes, styles, mediums, and interests. These are typically displayed outside of the Fine Art Room
- Blank canvases
View photos of special pieces as they are donated by visiting the Fine Art Bainbridge Rotary Auction Facebook page.
Key information for Sale Day
- We are proud to have offered for sale some remarkable pieces at the Rotary Auction & Rummage Sale in past years.
- Whether a painting by a European master, a classic Asian antiquity or a fun, retro sculpture, knowledgeable volunteers are assisted by professional appraisers to price items to be a value to the buyer.
- Art appreciators with any budget are sure to find a treasure.
- About a thousand items are priced first-come-first-served, with about 25 of the most sought-after pieces put on silent auction. Silent auction bidding closes at 15 minute intervals between 9:30 and 11:30 am.