Annual Art Auction & Community Picnic

Jul 13, 2024 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 13th, 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.

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.

Food & Beverage: Lunch and drinks will be available for purchase. Free hot dogs, popcorn, cotton candy, snow cones, lemonade, and iced tea!

Activities: Live music, 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.



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Jul 13, 2024 11:00AM-3:00PM

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