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. East Side Neighborhood Services will be offering a fun interactive art activity. Plus, KFAI DJs will be spinning in the silent auction gallery - Meet some of your favorite programmers! 

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, 3:00 - 7:00 PM


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

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


Businesses - Interesting in donating a gift certificate or gift basket? Great! Please 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.

Special thanks to participating artists and 2015 business silent auction donors: 2 Gingers Whiskey, Artistic Philanthropy Magazine, Awaken for Wellness, Betty Danger's Country Club, Bibelot, Cafe Latté, Castle Building and Remodeling, Inc., Chanhassen Dinner Theatres, Common Roots Café, Element Pizza, Elsie's, First Avenue, Gary Reynolds, Heart Salon, Heaven on Earth Healing, Intelligent Nutrients, J.B. Picture Framing Studio, Jax Café, Key North Boutique, Logan Park Neighborhood Association, Mattie's on Main, Mill City Museum, Minnesota Opera, Mixed Blood Theater, Natural Built Home, Northeast Bank, Northrop Auditorium, Padelford Riverboats, Red Table Meat Co. , Roller Garden, Science Museum of Minnesota, Sebastian Joes Ice Cream, Pat's Tap, Spring Street Tavern, Surdyk's Liquor & Cheese Shop, The Anchor Fish and Chips, Tiny Acorn Portraits, Walker Art Center, Wilde Roast Café.

Photo credit: Dan Marshall


*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.