All proceeds from THE Art Auction  benefit Oklahoma A+ Schools Institute at UCO




Don't Miss THE Art Auction!

Enjoy an inspirational event where you will connect with  Oklahoma artists​, view and purchase beautiful works of art, enjoy live entertainment, partake in culinary delights, and celebrate education in Oklahoma!

THE Art Auction includes a fixed-price sale, silent auction and live auction. Each person purchasing a ticket for THE Art Auction will receive a program with a paddle number for bidding.

A VIP Reception will begin at 6:30 pm on Friday, September 27, 2019. VIP Attendance allows participants first right to purchase selected art in the fixed art sale, a champagne toast, an opportunity to meet featured artists in a more intimate setting, followed by the main event.

VIP Tickets are $150 per person.*


The main event begins at 7:00 pm and will include live entertainment, specialty foods, wine and beer, and a celebration of art, creativity, and education. 

Tickets for the main event are $100 per person.*

All tickets include heavy hor d’oeuvres, wine and beer, live entertainment, a program book, and a paddle number for the live auction. Cocktail attire, please.

Preview the Art

​Art will be on display at the CHK | Central Boathouse Gallery beginning September 4th for preview. Sale of art is first come, first served by contacting an art seller available inside the gallery during the event. 


Paying for Your Artwork

All art purchases require payment in full the night of the sale. Checks are to be made payable to UCO Foundation. Major credit cards are accepted as well. Any tax exemption if purchase is above listed fair market value will be verified. 

* All ticket fair market values are $50.


Oklahoma A+ Schools Institute provides the state's only researched-based, whole school network with a mission of nurturing creativity in every learner. Ongoing professional development, an intricate network of support, and ongoing research are the hallmarks of the unique educational model.  Currently serving 60 active schools across Oklahoma, A+ is benefiting over 27,000 students, and 4500 educators. Summer Summits, new teacher training, leadership retreats, onsite professional development, and many other services are giving schools the creative tools they need to succeed. 

Because OKA+ provides all services at no cost to network schools securing funding and committed donors is key to continued success.

THE Art Auction is the signature fundraising event for OKA+, which  depends on private, corporate, and foundation support to provide its transformational model to schools across the state.