• AH HAA’S ANNUAL ART AUCTION friday, july 15, 2016


Annual Art Auction

A Benefit for the Programs of the Ah Haa School

Doors & Silent Auction 6pm  |  Live Auction 7:30pm

For over 25 years, Ah Haa’s annual fundraiser has been the must-attend summer event. Art lovers and community members support the Ah Haa School by bidding on a wide range of work created by artists from near and far. In addition, a myriad of services, goods and excursions donated by the region’s businesses are auctioned in live and silent auctions. Many of the pieces on the auction block have been specifically made for the event by the community’s talented artists. Awesome food and drink, lively performances, and the great party mood put the “fun” into this fundraiser!

  • Reserved Seats are available for advance purchase only and are $100, please call 970.728.3886 to buy.
  • General Admission Tickets are $35 in advance and $40 at the door.

Thank you to our art auction supporters: artists, donors, staff, board, trustees, volunteers, students and interns! We also want to thank our Gold Sponsors, San Miguel Power Association and Basin Electric Power Cooperative. And a special thank you to our title sponsors, Slate Gray Gallery & Alpine Bank.

If you’d like to donate to our silent auction, please complete our online form. Thank you!

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Announcing 2019 Live Auction Items:

Robert Plant Signed Guitar

Sponsored by Telluride Blues & Brew Festival
Value: Priceless

Who’s got a “Whole Lotta Love” for Ah Haa? Sir Robert Plant!! After his unforgettable 2018 Telluride Blues & Brews Festival performance, Robert Plant took the time to play and sign this Fender Deluxe Strat for the Ah Haa School. His hope is that someone at the auction will spend a whole lotta money on this guitar! So let’s not let the legend down!



Be the First to Throw a Party at the New Ah Haa

Value: $4000

Be the first to throw a party in Ah Haa’s spectacular new building in the center of town! Whatever the occasion – birthday, graduation, wedding – Ah Haa’s gorgeous top-floor community room and adjacent rooftop deck will push your event to the next level. Gather your friends and take advantage this unique opportunity to create an over-the-top celebration that you’ll never forget.



Kids’ Night at the Ah Haa: 10 Kids Sleepover & Art Class

Value: Priceless

Think “Night at the Museum,” but insert Ah Haa’s new building in the center of Telluride. Your child and 9 friends will have a fun-filled evening complete with art activities, pizza and cake, plus a slumber party in Ah Haa’s top-floor community room. Dance party anyone? Give your child and her friends the most memorable birthday ever!




Experience Lady Gaga’s LAST ENIGMA SHOW of Her Las Vegas Residency!!!

4 Lady Gaga Floor Tickets to her finale Enigma performance at the MGM Park Theater in Las Vegas, Nov. 8, 2019

Sponsored by Slate Gray Gallery
Value: Priceless

Lady Gaga defines “enigma” – and so does Las Vegas. Put the two together and you have the most intriguing mixture of fun and fabulousness you can find. Don’t miss out on the show Lady Gaga was born to perform! You and three of your friends will experience Lady Gaga’s final performance of her Enigma tour at the MGM Park Theater in Vegas on Friday, November 8. Go all out with an absolutely outrageous smorgasbord of pop music, performance art and fantastic futurism.

Skiers’ Delight: Red Mountain Alpine Lodge Stay, Guided Days & Custom Pair of Wagner Skis

Sponsored by Red Mountain Lodge, Wagner Skis, & Joanne and Tom Pike
Value: $3900

Located off Hwy. 550 at the base of Red Mountain 3 between Ouray and Silverton, Red Mountain Alpine Lodge is the region’s newest, year-round, off-grid backcountry accommodation. The custom, timber-frame lodge offers full amenities, from flush toilets and Wifi to chef-prepared meals and beers on tap. Moreover, the lodge provides incredible access to some of the best backcountry terrain in the San Juan Mountains. This package includes two nights of lodging, two days of guided skiing with San Juan Mountain Guides, and one brand new pair of custom Wagner Skis to keep. Guests will also enjoy breakfast and a chef-prepared dinner. Let’s just say your most epic days of skiing are ahead of you.


Here are photos from previous years: