Art-A-Whirl Silent Auction

NEMAA Presents the 2016 Art-A-Whirl Silent Auction Fundraiser

Stop by during our biggest fundraising event of the year! View and bid on over 120 pieces of art, plus gift cards and gift baskets from local businesses! Artwork labels include the Artists' Art-A-Whirl location so you can visit their studio to view more of their work. Plus, KFAI DJs will be spinning in the silent auction gallery - Meet some of your favorite programmers! 

NEW! Online bidding this year to help you ensure you have the winning bid! Bid via your smart phone, desktop computer, or on-site iPads with NEMAA volunteers. Pre-register at

Proceeds support Art-A-Whirl and advance NEMAA's mission of sustaining a vibrant art community. 

Free and open to the public.

Northrup King Building
Third Floor Art Gallery, #332
1500 Jackson St. NE
Minneapolis, MN 55413


Friday, May 20: 5:00 - 10:00 PM
Saturday, May 21: Noon - 8:00 PM
Sunday, May 22: Noon - 3:00 PM (auction closes at 3:00 PM)

Buyers will be contacted, and may pick up items in the same location at the Northrup King Building:
Sunday, May 22, 3:30 - 7:00 PM
Monday, May 23, 3:30 - 7:00 PM

Businesses - Interesting in donating a gift certificate or gift basket? Great! Click here to full out a brief form, OR download and fill out this donation form and email it to, mail it to NEMAA (address on form), or call us at 612-788-1679.
*NEMAA Artists: Interested in participating? Watch for an email in April with more information, or Log in to your account, and view the member announcements section on the left-hand side for guidelines more information.


Thank you to our Silent Auction/Preview Party sponsors: Financial One Credit Union, Red Stag Supperclub, KFAI Radio, Minnesota Monthly, Aviv Vodka, and Indeed Brewing Co.

Thank you also to the Northrup King Building and Sentyrz Supermarket for their support.

Special thanks to participating artists and 2016 business silent auction donors: Bibelot Shop, Café Latte, Capital Genealogy, Chanhassen Dinner Theatre, JL Beers, Maya Cuisine, Minnetonka Center for the Arts, Roller Garden Skating, Science Museum of Minnesota, Spring Street Tavern, Surdyk’s Liquor & Cheese, The Museum of Russian Art, Northeast Bank, Walker Art Center, Wet Paint, and more to come!

Photo credit: Dan Marshall