VisArts’ legacy has endured for six decades since its founding in 1963 as the Hand Workshop, providing a place for youth to engage in the arts and for artists to learn, create and build community. Collectors’ Night, launched in 1987, is the Visual Arts Center of Richmond’s most significant annual fundraising event. The 350-person gala includes a cocktail reception, a silent auction and a seated live auction. Proceeds from the event support VisArts’ outreach programs. VisArts—and its contingent of guest curators—works with some of Richmond’s most beloved artists, and the result is an art auction that’s full of local artwork.
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Collectors’ Night Preview Party
Get a sneak peek at the art that will be up for silent auction at VisArts’ 37th Annual Collectors’ Night!
When: Thursday, May 4th from 5-8 p.m.
Where: VisArts’ True F. Luck Gallery
37th Annual Collectors’ Night
Come celebrate our Diamond Anniversary; 60 years of making, art education, and exceptional programming. Collectors’ Night live auction and 60th anniversary celebration.
When: Saturday, May 13, 2023, at 6 p.m.
Where: The Visual Arts Center of Richmond
Our incredible artists are what make Collectors' Night one of the city's premier art auctions.See 2023 Artists