2019 Silent Auction

The Garden Party silent auction is always a highlight of the evening, with amazing items in a number of popular categories. Take a look at some of the highlights for 2019 below, and plan to bid generously in support of the arts in Dublin.

Can’t attend but want to bid? Dublin Arts Council is offering volunteer proxy bidders. Please contact us at programmgr@dublinarts.org for details. Thanks for your support!


Visual Art

Bid on works of visual art in varied mediums including photography, mixed media, oil, watercolor, glass, ceramic, porcelain, digital and ink from artists including Sue Andrews, Rick Braveheart, Tim Frederich, Gene Friley, Ikuzo Fujiwara, Jeni Gard, Jerry Hayslett, Gunyoung Kim, Masayuki Miyajima, Mac Worthington … and D’Art the gallery cat.

Valued from $30 to $850

Performing Art and Arts Experiences

Inspire creativity with central Ohio experiences including BalletMet, Columbus Arts Festival, MadLab, Opera Columbus, Oyo Dance Company, Shadowbox Live, Short North Stage, Studio 614 and the Wexner Center for the Arts. Learn more about Dublin’s Friendship City of Mashiko, Japan with a basket of sake and artist created goods, including Dublin Taiko concert tickets.

Valued from $50 to $500

Beauty and Body

Pamper yourself with packages from Pure Barre, Modern Male, the Spa at River Ridge and Woodhouse Day Spa, and stay fit with the Club at Corazon, Hoyt Health & Fitness and Pure Barre.

Valued from $70 to nearly $500


There’s something to fit almost every taste, from the Arnold Classic, Columbus Zoo & Aquarium, King’s Island, Pins Mechanical, and Wizard World Columbus Comic Con.

Valued from $70 to $250

Home & Family

Brighten your life with offerings from Dublin Cleaners, Major Organizers, Kent Smith Photography and Oakland Nurseries.

Valued from $100 to $330


Wearable artwork includes earrings, necklaces and pendants with stone, pearls and gems in silver, enamel and cooper, including diamond earrings and a jewelry  makeover from Scott’s Custom Jewelers.

Valued from $70 to $1,000

Sports and Golf

Bid on options for fans and players, from The Country Club at Muirfield Village, Hickory Hills Golf Club, The Ohio State University football tickets, a block “O” sweater, a tailgate package with autographed Stefanie Spielman football and Safari Golf Club.

Valued from $70 to $400

Restaurant and Food

Taste-bud tempters include a tour of Garden Party restaurants, and gift cards for everything from a Bruegger’s Bottomless Mug to ice cream, fine dining and sweets, including Cameron Mitchell, The Refectory, NAPA, Hyde Park, and Tasha’s Treats.

Valued from $50 to $250

Distinctly Dublin

Discover some of the best that Dublin has to offer, with tickets to the Dublin Irish Festival, a “Stroll Historic Dublin” package and tickets to the Memorial Tournament, including exclusive Villa access as a guest of the City of Dublin.

Valued from $200 to “priceless”


Explore, discover or simply relax, with travel packages including an 8-day Rhine or Danube River Cruise for two from Creative Vacations and Viking Cruises; a week in the 3-bedroom Celebration of Life Cabo (Los Cabos, Mexico) villa; a spectacular week in a Disney-themed villa for up to 14, along with eight park hopper passes; a Cuban adventure for four including a tour of a tobacco plantation with a cigar rolling demonstration; or an Iceland experience for four with northern lights, the Blue Lagoon and puffins. Want to stay closer to home? Check out Embassy Suites, Hotel LeVeque, Hyatt Place or Sonesta ES Suites.

Valued from $150 to more than $7,000

View the documents below for more information about each of the available travel packages.

Games of Chance

Have fun in support of the arts, and you could win. The popular wine wall game of chance is just $20 and includes one bottle valued at nearly $200. New this year is a raffle for four Disney World Orlando single-day park hopper passes valued at $720. Tickets are $20 each or “Lucky 7” for $100.