Art Experiences Auction to Aid Doctors without Borders  

Art Experiences Auction to Aid Doctors without Borders

Leslie Hindman Auctioneers to Aid Doctors Without Borders Through Bidsquare Art Experiences Auction

Chicago, IL: Bidsquare, the online bidding platform for over 35 leading auction houses, announces Bidsquare Cares: a holiday benefit auction of art experiences to aid the Ebola workers of Doctors Without Borders. Bidding opens at bidsquare.com on Black Friday, November 28th at 12:00PM EST and closes on Monday, December 8th at 12:00PM EST.

Up for grabs are 35 one-of-a-kind art and city experiences from the leading auction houses that created Bidsquare: Brunk Auctions, Cowan’s Auctions, Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Pook & Pook, Inc., Rago and Skinner, Inc.

Tour highlights include a walk and talk with David Rago at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, a National Public Radio behind the scenes tour in Cincinnati, and a helicopter ride over Chicago. Among the other gifts to give to yourself or others include a tabletop bronze sculpture by Klaus Ihlenfeld valued at $800 and a gift certificate for fine jewelry from Skinner.

100% of the proceeds from Bidsquare Cares go to benefit Doctors Without Borders. Package values start as low as $50.

“Bidsquare has rapidly grown since its launch in August 2014 and we’re excited to have the opportunity to give back,” says David Rago, one of Bidsquare’s founding partners. “We thank all those who have joined with us to make this happen. If you like what you see on Bidsquare Cares, we hope you’ll bid on a unique gift that will do a world of good.”

Additional information and the full digital catalogue for the auction is online now at www.bidsquare.com.

November 28, 2014 at 12:00pm EST to December 8, 2014 at 12:00pm EST
Bidsquare Cares: A holiday auction of art experiences

Worcester Art Museum Private Tour for 6 and One-year Family Membership, Worcester, Massachusetts
Value: $700
Starting bid: $300
Klaus Ihlenfeld bronze sculpture, “Bamboo Forest”
Value: $800
Starting bid: $200
Private Tour of the Thorne Rooms at the Art Institute of Chicago and Lunch for 10, Chicago, Illinois
Value: $1,000
Starting bid: $200
Private Helicopter Tour for 2 of Chicago
Value: $400
Starting bid: $100
Private Tour of the Metropolitan Museum of Art with David Rago and Lunch for 4, New York, New York
Value: $800
Starting bid: $150
Two Box Seat Tickets to the Western and Southern Men’s and Women’s Tennis Open and a One Night Stay at the Great Wolf Lodge, Cincinnati, Ohio
Value: $300
Starting bid: $100
Asheville Art Museum Behind the Scenes Tour for 4 with the Museum Executive Director, Asheville, North Carolina
Value: $400
Starting bid: $150
Barnes Foundation Private Tour and Lunch for 6, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Value: $1,000
Starting bid: $200
Private Tour of the George Nakashima Studio and Lunch for 4, New Hope, Pennsylvania and Lambertville, New Jersey
Value: $800
Starting bid: $120

 

About Bidsquare
Bidsquare is a new online bidding platform that provides access to a huge variety of property from the country’s leading auction houses – property never before available on one site. Created by Brunk Auctions, Cowan’s Auctions, Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Pook & Pook, Inc., Rago and Skinner, Inc., Bidsquare is designed for ease of use and ease of communication between potential buyers and auctioneers. Bidsquare delivers fine art, decorative arts and furnishings, jewelry, Native American and tribal arts, collectibles, books and ephemera, Asian, historical and militaria vetted by America’s foremost auction houses. The site also boasts a free, searchable database of over 800,000 auction records – and counting. It launched in August of 2014.

About Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières
Sans Frontières (MSF) is an international independent medical humanitarian organization that delivers emergency aid to people affected by armed conflict, epidemics, malnutrition, natural disasters, or exclusion from health care in nearly 70 countries.

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