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Barrett Art Center Hosts First Annual Karl Volk Scholarship Art Auction

Long-time City of Poughkeepsie resident and Spackenkill school district elementary school art teacher KARL J. VOLK has donated 30 of his original paintings, to be auctioned at BARRETT ART CENTER, 55 Noxon Street, Poughkeepsie, on Saturday September 23 2017, starting at 4:30 pm. These works of original art, in various mediums and subjects and sizes, will be on display for viewing and intentions on Friday September 22 and- (if any are left!) on Sunday September 24 as well.

For the Auction on Saturday September 23, all are welcome to sign in and register for free, and the bidding, under the direction of local art personality Scott Marston Reid, will commence at 4:30 pm. Light refreshments will be available.

The proceeds from this Auction will fund college scholarships for one 2018 graduating senior from Pougheepsie High School and one graduating senior from Spackenkill high school, to further their intention of majoring in Art studies in college.


Gallery Hours:

  • Friday 10:00am - 7:00pmpm
  • Saturday Noon - 4:30pm
  • Sunday (if art is available) Noon - 3:00pm
Date:Sunday, Sep 24th, 2017
Time:12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Contact Phone:(845) 471-2550
Contact Email:artauction2017@gmail.com
Contact URL:https://karljvolkscholarship.wixsite.com/artauction
Location: Barrett Art Center
55 Noxon St.
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601

Hours: Wed-Fri, 10am-3pm; Sat, 12pm - 3pm during exhibitions
Additional times available by appointment

Seventy-five years ago a group of local artists met at the home of regional artist Thomas Weeks Barrett Jr. (1902-1947) located at 55 Noxon Street in Poughkeepsie. At that meeting,......Read more

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