Irene Klar’s piece “Navajo Pictures,” a 36-inch-by-52-inch watercolour painting with frame, is among the art to be auctioned off during the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria’s annual Art + Fare fundraiser event, this Saturday, March 7 at the Union Club of British Columbia. Courtesy Art Gallery of Greater Victoria

Creativity from the palette and on the plate during Art + Fare 2020

Art Gallery of Greater Victoria hosts its annual major fundraiser March 7 at the Union Club

This Saturday at the Union Club of British Columbia, works by some big names in art will be auctioned off as part of the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria’s annual fundraiser, Art + Fare.

This upscale event offers patrons an elegant buffet dinner followed by The Auction 2020, live bidding on 37 lots (40 pieces) with auctioneer Alison Ross of Alison Ross Appraisals.

Wandering through the works up for auction before the bidding starts will be not unlike strolling through the gallery itself and organizers promise something to suit everyone’s taste. The artist list includes Toni Onley, Norman Hudson, Irene Klar, Arthur Checkley, Arthur Gresham, Susan King, Clemence Wescoupe, W. Sharp, Luther Pokrant, Simon Brascoupe, Alvin James Redman and Eddy Cobiness.

Tickets are $60 per person. Reserve your spot with a call to the Union Club at 250-384-1151 or via email to For more information, visit

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