COLUMBUS, Miss. (WCBI) – It’s autumn and that means MUW’s Annual Art in Autumn Auction. The “W”‘s Department of Art and Design along with the chapter of Kappa Pi International will host the big auction Saturday.
The event is geared at raising funds for student travel expenses for out of state field trips along with helping out area high school’s. The event will start with a silent auction of students artwork and will follow with a live auction with artwork provided by faculty, alumni and regional artists.
MUW Junior Sarah Barrett says, “What we do is try and support local schools art programs because it really starts in high school. Last year we raised about five thousand dollars to three thousand dollars. It’s a pretty big deal.”
The event is free and open to the public. Doors open at 6:00p.m. Saturday.