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Anonymous Art Show 2020 Online Fundraiser and Sale
CityScape Community ArtSpace & Online
November 26 - December 19

We are thrilled to host this group exhibition showcasing original artwork of 250 emerging and established artists. Hundreds of 8″ x 8″ artworks fill the gallery walls for a poetry of colour, expression, and creativity. As one of the sectors that have been most affected by COVID-19, the arts need your support now more than ever. Support your local art community with every $100 artwork you buy! 
The proceeds from this festive fundraiser provide significant support to ongoing North Van Arts’ programmes and projects while also showcasing local artists in the community. The artists remain anonymous until their work sells for $100 each, with the artist and North Van Arts each sharing 50% of the sale. Once a painting is purchased, it is removed from the wall and replaced with a sold tag, revealing the artist’s name.
The 2020 edition has been adapted within our COVID-19 Policy and Procedures to ensure the safety of artists, our staff, volunteers, and visitors. The exhibition will be installed at CityScape Community ArtSpace, with viewing and purchasing happening online. 
November 20 update below from recent Provincial Health Order.

Details for 2020 Online Edition

See the  ‘Online Buying Guide to make your online buying experience simple and fun!
Sale
Thursday, November 26, 7pm – Friday, December 19, 2020
All purchases are final. All work purchased online, will need to be picked up at CityScape Community ArtSpace.
If you are not able to access online viewing/purchasing, please contact us at 604.988.6844 during office hours for assistance.
Please note: The first night of the online sale, telephone assistance will be available Thursday, November 26 between 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm, as CityScape Community ArtSpace will be closed.


UPDATED FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 20

Responding to Provincial Health Order of Nov 19:

  • Capacity at CityScape remains limited to ensure physical distancing, no more than 10 people in the gallery at a time.
  • Masks are now required for everyone in all public, indoor settings, which includes CityScape.
  • Contact tracing is in place, we will ask any one who enters your name and phone number.
  • Hand sanitizing and socially distancing required when in the gallery.

Your Donation
Covid-19 has impacted the art sector, our local artists, and the art community. This fundraiser will support local artists and our organization. This year, we aim to raise $30,000 and your $100 artwork will go a long way to creating a vibrant cultural art legacy for the North Shore.
When you purchase art through the online sale, please consider adding a donation to your shopping cart.

For donations outside of Anonymous Art Show, and to learn more about how your donation helps, please visit our Canada Helps Page.
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