OMFA launches Holiday online auction

November 20, 2023 | 12:07 am

Updated November 19, 2023 | 9:03 pm

Owensboro Museum of Fine Art

The Owensboro Museum of Fine Arts will host a Holiday Online Auction from November 11-December 2, featuring more than 30 lots of fine jewelry, original paintings, decorative arts, and collectibles. 

Those interested can access the auction through the OMFA website here

Unique items include a 14K yellow gold necklace with 193 natural diamonds (appraised at $14,750) and a 14K yellow-gold bracelet with 46 natural diamonds (appraised at $5,000). There’s also an 18K white-gold sapphire and diamond halo ring with one natural oval with 1.39 ct. Sapphire and 26-round brilliant cut diamonds (appraised at $5,000). 

Several prominent regional artists are supporting the holiday fundraiser with donations of their art, including Rex Robinson, Bob Wetzel, Hai Soe, Brook Forrest White, Jim Cantrell, and Todd Derr. 

American Patriot Getaways is offering a 3-day, 2-night stay in a cabin in the Smoky Mountains with various local restaurant gift certificates as part of the auction.

The auction also includes a collection of fine wines and bourbons donated by local collectors. 

This year marks the third anniversary of the Atmos Energy-sponsored auction as an online event. Proceeds from the auction will benefit the museum’s educational programming for children and support exhibitions in the Young at Art Gallery. 

Museum hours are Tuesday through Friday from 12-5 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday from 1-4 p.m.

To learn more, visit or call 270-685-3181.

November 20, 2023 | 12:07 am

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