We are excited to return to an in-person format for Art From The Heart this year! We will have our in-person live and silent auction event on Sunday, July 24th at The Fennec in downtown Birmingham, AL (1630 2nd Ave S). You can learn more and purchase tickets to the event here.However, we understand that some people may not be able to attend this event or may not be comfortable with attending a large, in-person event. So, we will also be hosting an online Kickoff Auction in the week leading up to the in-person event, July 18th to July 23rd. You can learn more and register for this virtual event here.
Do I need to purchase tickets for the event?
Tickets will need to be purchased for the in-person live and silent auction event on Sunday, July 24th. There are General Admission and VIP ticket options available for the in-person live and silent auction event. General Admission tickets are $75 in advance and $100 at the door. VIP tickets are $100 and include early entry to the event at 5pm. You can purchase tickets to the in-person event here.Access to the online Kickoff Auction is free of cost. You can register for that virtual event here.
What all does a ticket to the event include?
Both general admission and VIP tickets to the in-person event provide you with entrance into the event and access to bid on over 200+ works of art in the live and silent auctions. There will also be opportunities to win prizes, purchase SBTT artwork and merchandise in the Cash & Carry section, and more! VIP tickets allow you early entrance into the event at 5pm. Purchase tickets to the in-person event here.Registration for the online Kickoff Auction grants you access to participate in the virtual silent auction. Click here to register for that virtual event.
If I buy a ticket for the in-person event, does that also get me into the online Kickoff Auction?
No. Tickets for the in-person event only grant access to that event. To participate in the online auction, you will need to separately register for the online Kickoff Auction here.
Will the items in the online Kickoff Auction also be included in the in-person auction?
No. The auction items in the online Kickoff Auction are exclusive to that event only. In the same way, items in the in-person live and silent auctions will be exclusive to that event only.
Is there a way that I can preview the auction items before the event?
Yes! You can check out all of the items on our Art From The Heart 2022 website here! You’ll be able to view each item and learn more about the artists. We will be updating the page with new items as we get closer to the event, so keep checking back! Closer to the event, you will also be able to see which items are in the online Kickoff Auction, the in-person silent auction, or the in-person live auction!
If I win an item at the in-person live and silent auction, will you ship it to me?
No. All items at the live event must be taken home after the close of the live auction. If you win an item in the silent auction but need to leave before the close of the live auction, speak to an SBTT staff member and we will arrange to have you pick it up at our location in Irondale (301 20th St S, Irondale, AL 35210) in the two days after the event, Monday, July 25th and Tuesday, July 26th.All items in the online Kickoff Auction will be available to be shipped. So, if you will need your items mailed to you, we encourage you to bid in this virtual event.
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