On The Square

Art Experiences at Auction to Aid Doctors Without Borders

By Diana Arand, Bidsquare

Nov 25,2014 | 15:00 EST

Bidsquare, the online bidding platform for over 35 leading auction houses, announces Bidsquare Cares: a holiday benefit auction of art experiences to aid the Ebola workers of Doctors Without Borders. Bidding opens at bidsquare.com on Black Friday, November 28th at 12:00PM EST, and closes on Monday, December 8th at 12:00PM EST.
Up for grabs are 35 one-of-a-kind art and city experiences from the leading auction houses that created Bidsquare: Brunk Auctions, Cowan’s Auctions, Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Pook & Pook, Inc., Rago and Skinner, Inc.
Tour highlights include a walk and talk with David Rago at the Metropolitan Museum of Art; a National Public Radio behind the scenes tour in Cincinnati; and a helicopter ride over Chicago. Among the other gifts to give to yourself or others:  a tabletop bronze sculpture by Klaus Ihlenfeld valued at $800 and a gift certificate for fine jewelry from Skinner.

100% of the proceeds from Bidsquare Cares go to benefit Doctors Without Borders. Package values start as low as $50.

Photo: Downton Abbey¨. Photograph © Nick Briggs, Carnival Film & Television Limited, 2010. All Rights Reserved.
"Bidsquare has rapidly grown since its launch in August 2014 and were excited to have the opportunity to give back," says David Rago, one of Bidsquare’s founding partners. "We thank all those who have joined with us to make this happen. If you like what you see on Bidsquare Cares, we hope you’ll bid on a unique gift that will do a world of good."
Additional information and the full digital catalogue for the auction is online now at www.bidsquare.com.

About Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières
Sans Frontières (MSF) is an international independent medical humanitarian organization that delivers emergency aid to people affected by armed conflict, epidemics, malnutrition, natural disasters, or exclusion from health care in nearly 70 countries.