Annual art sale and sale of the Vassar Haiti project

The Vassar Haiti project is celebrating its 20th anniversary with its traditional annual art sale and auction offered this year via virtual platforms. Hundreds of original paintings and handicrafts made in Haiti by artists and artisans will be offered for sale or auction. All purchases are 50% off tax deductible and donations are tax deductible.

By October 7, more than 70 original Haitian works of art will be available for auction. Auctions will be held in nominal increments during the month. Auctions provide an opportunity for any art lover looking for bargains and unusual and unique pieces presented in a website gallery open to the public.

Christopher Bjork, Professor of Education, Asian Studies and International Studies at Vassar College, will deliver the keynote address on Friday, October 2 at 9 a.m. Meet some of our Haitian artists and gallery owners on Saturday October 3 at 10 a.m. A special live concert will be held on Saturday evening, October 3 at 7:30 p.m. A raffle and closing remarks will close the weekend on Sunday October 4 at 5:00 p.m.

For more information, visit https://thehaitiproject.org/familiesweekend or call 437-5370.

Laura J. Boyer