Annual Art Auction & Community Picnic

Jul 15, 2023 11:00AM-3:00PM

An Anderson Ranch tradition for over 40 years!

Anderson Ranch’s largest community event, the Annual Art Auction & Community Picnic, will feature more than 100 works of art in the silent auction. A highlight of the summer arts and culture scene, the event takes place Saturday, July 15, from 11AM – 3PM at Anderson Ranch. The Annual Art Auction is open to the public and will be a fun day full of live music, children’s art activities, a picnic lunch and more as part of this art-infused experience.

This community event is open to the public. Registration is appreciated to help our planning process. Mark your calendar and sign up today.

The Silent Auction will be on display in the paint studio starting on Wednesday, July 12th. Absentee and “Buy-it-Now” bids will be accepted in advance of Saturday’s event. Click here to view the auction catalog. 


Event Details:

Parking: Free parking is available at the Two Creeks Lot with continuous shuttles to and from Anderson Ranch. Parking at the Ranch will be available for VIP passholders only. Additional public parking is available at the Rodeo Lot with continuous Snowmass Village shuttles to and from the Ranch. There is currently construction on Brush Creek Road that may impact travel times.

Food & Beverage: Purchase a $15 wristband for all-you-can-eat food and $5 drink tickets for beer, wine and cocktails. Free hot dogs, popcorn, cotton candy, snow cones, lemonade, and iced tea!

Activities: Live music by the Aspen Biker Band, photo booth, balloon artistry, face painting, lawn games, kid’s art activities and more!

Silent Auction: A silent auction features over 130 works of art by top contemporary artists. If you would like to participate in Silent Auction bidding, you can register for the event and will be assigned a bid number. You may also register for a bid number when you arrive at the event.

Inclement Weather: Don’t worry- we have you covered! We plan to have all of the picnic activities, including food and dining areas, covered by tents so please don’t let a little afternoon rain shower stop you from attending.

Schedule of Events:

11AM : Silent Auction, Food Vendors, Photo Booth & Children’s Art Activities

11:30AM: Live Music by the Aspen Biker Band

2:30PM: Bidding Concludes and Silent Auction Closes

3-4PM: Check Out and Packaging

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Jul 15, 2023 11:00AM-3:00PM

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