HEADLANDS CENTER FOR THE ARTS

Bidding
Information

NEW: BID IN REAL-TIME ONLINE VIA ARTSY!

 
 

REGISTER TO BID

To place bids on silent auction items, register online or at the event with Artsy. Please note that all bidders are required to have a valid credit card on file with Artsy. To register, follow these easy steps:

  1. Access the Artsy platform in one of three ways:

    1. download the Artsy app (available for Apple devices only),

    2. visit artsy.net, or

    3. use one of the Artsy kiosks conveniently located in the event space.

  2. Create an Artsy account.

  3. Register to bid in the Headlands 2018 Benefit Art Auction (visit artsy.net/headlands-benefit or search “Headlands Auction” to locate the sale). Online bidder registration for this event begins at 9AM PST on May 15, 2018.

  4. At the event, you will be provided with an Artsy PIN number that you can use to access and bid from the kiosks located in the event space.

 
 
 

 
 

BROWSE ARTWORKS & EXPERIENCE PACKAGES

Lots included in Headlands’ 2018 Benefit Art Auction can be found at: artsy.net/headlands-benefit. When you see a lot you want to bid on, click the thumbnail on your device to view additional information about the items.

USING ARTSY KIOSKS IN THE EVENT SPACE

Putting your phone away for the night? You can browse and bid on lots using the Artsy kiosks stationed around the event space. To confirm your bid at a kiosk, enter your Artsy Bidder ID and PIN number (visible on your printed Auction catalog).

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BIDDING IN THE SILENT AUCTION

All bidding for the Silent Auction (ending at approximately 9:30PM PST on June 6, 2018) will be conducted digitally via Artsy. You can place your bids for the Silent Auction in person or remotely using a computer, tablet, or mobile device, or at an Artsy kiosk in the event space. You can place a maximum bid and the system will bid on your behalf based on our bidding increments below the lowest competitive price. Pricing increases (up to, but not beyond, your maximum bid) as other users bid on the work. Please note that maximum bid amounts are only executed if there is a competing bidder up to that amount.
 

BIDDING IN THE LIVE AUCTION

You can place your bids for the Live Auction in person; remotely via Artsy; or remotely via proxy.

  • If bidding in person, live bidding will begin at approximately 8PM PST on June 6, 2018. Use the Live Auction paddle number (visible on your printed Auction catalog) to bid in person.

  • If bidding remotely via Artsy, you can place a maximum bid up until 3PM PST on June 6, 2018. Artsy will execute your bid(s) in the room on your behalf up to, but not beyond, the defined amount.

If bidding remotely via proxy, a Headlands or Artsy staff member will communicate with you in advance of the Live Auction to execute bids on your behalf.
 

WIN

All winning bidders will receive a confirmation email and/or text at the close of the Silent Auction. Headlands Center for the Arts will reach out to all silent and live auction winners directly about next steps within seven days following the sale. If you are in attendance on Auction night, you have the option to complete your purchase and take home your artwork night-of. Artwork may only be taken home from the event with proof of payment. All winning bids are final and purchases are non-refundable. All local artworks will be delivered to Bay Area locations within seven days of payment via Lawrence Fine Art handlers.
 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Upon close out of the event, payment must be processed and received on all artworks. Your bid in any form will constitute a legal contract.The buyer submitting the highest bid will be the winning bid. No artwork will be sold for less than the minimum bid amount outlined in the catalog or reserve price established by the do warranty. Each item is auctioned as-is, and all sales are final. A delivery service fee will be applied for purchased artworks requiring delivery after the event to locations outside of the Bay Area. Any artwork storage and/or delivery arrangements are the sole risk and responsibility of the buyer. Headlands accepts Visa, MasterCard, American Express, cash, or check. Sales tax will be applied to all in-state purchases.
 

A NOTE TO COLLECTORS

Headlands Center for the Arts' Benefit Art Auction is a mission-driven event with proceeds directly supporting Headlands' mission, programs, and artists. Headlands respectfully requests that collectors do not resell purchased auction artwork. If a collector wishes to resell auction artwork, Headlands asks that collectors offer first right of refusal to the artist and his/her gallery. This understanding and cooperation will contribute to the sustainability of Headlands Center for the Arts and the Bay Area arts ecosystem.