St. John the Evangelist School, Lakemont, will host an art auction Feb. 19 at the Altoona Heritage Discovery Center, 1421-27 12th Ave., Altoona.
The preview hour will begin at 6 p.m., with the auction beginning at 7 p.m.
Tickets can be purchased for $5 per person before Feb. 15 or at the door the night of the auction for $7 per person.
Planning for an upcoming art auction at the Altoona Heritage Discovery Center, Altoona, are (from left): Monsignor Michael Becker, pastor at St. John the Evangelist Church, Lakemont; artists Robert Hunt and Bonnie Saad with their paintings that will be auctioned; and Diane Turcovsky, chairwoman of the event.
Tickets are available at Barbara's Hallmark, 2740 Plank Road Commons, Altoona (Wal-Mart Plaza) 940-0100; Greenwood Pharmacy, 1667 Bellemeade Drive, Altoona, 944-9551; and at St. John the Evangelist School 311 Lotz Ave. Altoona, 943-4966.
Hors d'oeuvres, desserts, international wines, beer and soft drinks will be available while viewing the fabulous collection of incredible art for all tastes and budgets.
The prize art collection includes works by Picasso, Chagall, Monet, Dali and Renoir as well as local artists, Robert Hunt and Bonnie Saad and pottery from Adam Leiden. All art is framed, matted and ready to take home.
Additionally, a silent auction will be held on various other items.
The event will be conducted by an auctioneer from State of the Art.
As an early bird incentive, tickets purchased before Feb. 15 will receive two free raffle tickets at the door to win a framed work of art. Must be present to win
Cash, checks and all major credit cards will be accepted.