Auction supports arts scholarships

An ongoing auction in the lobby of the Sean O’Sullivan Theatre is raising money for arts scholarships.The first Faculty, Staff and Alumni Fine Art Auction benefits the Marilyn I. Walker Scholarship Fund. The Department of Visual Arts – the host of the auction – plans to make it an annual event.The silent auction features a variety of works, with represented mediums including painting, printmaking, sculpture and photography. This special occasion will allow auction attendees to add to their art collection in a philanthropic manner, the department said in a media release.The auction started Thursday, Nov. 26 and runs until Friday, Dec. 11. There will be a closing reception from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. in Dec. 11 in the Sean O’Sullivan Theatre lobby. Cash or cheques will be accepted.Faculty, staff and community art enthusiasts can preview the works during Centre for the Arts box office hours. Those are:Monday to Friday: 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.Saturday: 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.For more information, contact Marie Balsom at mbalsom@brocku.ca or 905-688-5550 x4765.Related links:Marilyn I. Walker School of Fine and Performing Arts