Tonight's the


Our largest fundraiser of the year! Watch our preview and tune in LIVE at 7! 

Anyone can watch!! 


Our 15th Biennial Art Auction | COVID-Safe

Live or Virtual Event | Saturday, June 26th, 2021


c. Martin Kruck

c. Martin Kruck. Available in Auction. 

Fine art & photography to illuminate & inspire.

CEPA invites you to attend the 15th Biennial Auction on Saturday, June 26, 2021 at 6:00 p.m. Hosted virtually and in-person, the event will auction more than 50 original works in support of the center’s exhibitions and educational programming. Items for purchase include works from internationally renowned photographers, such as Carrie Mae Weems, Robert Mapplethorpe, Duane Michals, and David Levinthal, as well as by prominent Western New York talent.


Schedule of events | COVID-Safe

Live or Virtual Event | Saturday, June 26th, 2021



June 12-27, 2021


Online Bidding Is Open

All bidding requires a smartphone or tablet whether you are bidding early, in-person, or virtually.

June 26, 2021

6:00 - 9:00 pm


6 pm Party Time

In-Person guests can start checking in, browse the art and mingle at 6 pm.


*Tickets purchased in 2020 will be honored for this event.

Bidding Closes

The winning bids will be awarded when the "reserve" price is met or at 5 pm June 27, 2021. The Auctioneer has the power to close an item that has met its reserve at any time so BID NOW!

  • Join us at the live event, or stream it from the comfort of your home

  • All bidding requires a smartphone

7pm Live Video Streaming

We will go live on video starting at 7 pm. But you can start bidding now!

June 27, 2021

5:00 pm