In SITu: Art Chair Auction

This exhibition and auction opens January 18, 2018


50 of IKEA’s IVAR chair were generously donated by IKEA Centennial for artists to transform. These wooden chairs have been turned into sculptures, art objects, and re-imagined functional chairs, and will all be offered for auction throughout the duration of the exhibition. Registration for the auction is easy, and can be done via text message or online see below for instructions!

Auction Starts: January 18, 9:00 a.m.

Opening Reception: January 18, 6:00 - 9:00 p.m., Free and open to the public

Auction Ends: March 31, 6:30 p.m.

Final Bidding Reception: March 31, 5:00 - 6:30 p.m., Free and open to the public


All proceeds from the auction will benefit the Arvada Center Exhibitions program and will help keep our galleries free.


Click through the album below to view images of the chairs up for auction!


2018 in SITu: Art Chair Auction


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Also on view around the Arvada Center January 18 - April 1



By Stephen Farland and Brian Sartor


Made entirely of chairs and chair parts, the soldiers of Victory are a gift to humanity and "stand as a monumental world response for a vision of healing." - Ed Dwight sculptor/astronaut

"They inspire 'the human spirit to go forward through all adversity.'” Westword