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This event run by Lattimer Gallery will end on December 7 but still some time to check out the boxes and get your bids in before 8pm on December 7.

This is Lattimer Gallery's thirteenth year running the Annual Charity Bentwood Boxes Auction and the event has become so popular that it has outgrown their flagship gallery. While the boxes are on display at the 1590 West 2nd Ave location between November 23 and December 6, the final evening of bidding on December 7 will be at the Museum of Vancouver - 1100 Chestnut Street - between 5pm-8pm. This evening event is open to the public and refreshments will be served.

In past years, they have employed a silent auction format right up until the final minute of bidding. This year, the final hour of bidding will be a live auction format. On December 7, bids by email will only be accepted up until 7pm.  They will only be accepting bids in person and by phone between 7pm-8pm on December 7, so bidders outside of Vancouver should leave their maximum bids to the folks at Lattimer before 5pm on December 7. When you leave a max absentee bid, they will bid on your behalf up to your max and let you know the results of the auction after 8pm on December 7.

As a reminder, bidding starts at $200 CAD and subsequent bids can be placed in $100 CAD increments. If you leave a maximum absentee bid Lattimer will bid on your behalf incrementally up to your maximum amount. 100% of all proceeds are donated to the Urban Native Youth Association. UNYA was formed in 1988 to address concerns facing Indigenous youth, at a time when growing numbers of young people began leaving reserves for the city. Thirty years later, young people continue to arrive in Vancouver with few job skills, minimal training or education, and little or no knowledge of where to go for help. UNYA is meeting these needs by providing a wide range of services, resources, and opportunities that support Vancouver’s Indigenous youth to excel.


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Phone: 604.732.4556

Clicking this link takes you to the Lattimer Gallery homepage where the boxes are on display.