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Artwork donated for the Harvest Auction hangs at the Kenai Art Center in Kenai on Aug. 29.

Jake Dye/Peninsula Clarion Artwork donated for the Harvest Auction hangs at the Kenai Art Center in Kenai on Aug. 29.

Live auction, catered dinner at Kenai Art Center’s Harvest Auction gala

The annual auction is a fundraiser for the center

The Kenai Art Center will hold its outcry auction and gala on Sept. 30, closing out its monthlong Harvest Auction.

Since Sept. 1, the walls of the center have been adorned with a variety of art donated by local artists. All the work on the left side has been up for a silent auction, but the artwork on the right side can’t see bids until that outcry auction the night of the gala.

Because all the work was donated by different local artists, the work represents a variety of styles, mediums and subjects.

The annual auction is a fundraiser for the center, with proceeds going to the center’s workshops, programs and “ongoing preservation” of its historic building, the center’s website says.

The event is a catered dinner with food by The Hearth Eatery. That auction will be led by auctioneer Ryan Kapp. Tickets cost $50 and can be purchased at the center during its open hours, noon to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday.

For more information about the Kenai Art Center, visit kenaiartcenter.org or facebook.com/KenaiArtCenter.

Reach reporter Jake Dye at jacob.dye@peninsulaclarion.com.

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