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Rockport Art Association & Museum Auction

Auction Preview: Wednesday, April 27th ~ Saturday, May 7th
Evening Preview Reception: Friday, May 6th, 5-7 p.m.

Click here to view this year’s full catalog.

Each year, this prestigious fundraising event attracts serious collectors from across the country, as well as those just starting a collection.

Held in the Association’s Hibbard Gallery, the auction features works by masters of the Cape Ann School including Aldro T. Hibbard, Anthony Thieme, W. Lester Stevens, Emile Gruppé, Harry A. Vincent, Marguerite S. Pearson, Antonio Cirino, Max Kuehne and Paul Strisik. The auction also features a wide array of other prominent American artists of the past, from Cape Ann and throughout the country, such as Emma Fordyce MacRae, Harrison Cady, Peter Vincent, Theresa Bernstein, and many more.

The auction, now in its 31st year, began with a bequest by founding member Antonio Cirino (1889-1983). Cirino left his artwork to the Association with the stipulation that the art be auctioned to help support the organization. The auction quickly evolved to include other historic Cape Ann artists, and has been the Association’s major annual fundraising event ever since.

Join us at the RAA for our auction on May 7th. Bidding is also available live online via or by submitting an absentee bid with the RAA in advance. Please note: Our online bidder registration deadline is 24 hours prior to the auction.

For more information about the auction, please contact Margaret Redington by phone: 978-546-6604 or email:

Earlier Event: May 4
Paint Out
Later Event: May 11
Paint Out