Live Auction Rules and Details:

  1. Artwork to be auctioned is listed in the online Auction Gallery and in the Auction Program.

  2. Bidding at the live auction will be previewed between 10:00 am - 2:00 pm on Saturday, September 29.

  3. We will stop taking bids by email at 1:00 pm on Saturday, September 29.

  4. If you would like to participate in the auction as it is happening, please email haitiproject@vassar.edu by 12 pm on Saturday, September 29.

  5. All items are sold “AS IS.” Prospective bidders should inspect the property before bidding to determine its condition and size.

  6. The purchaser will be the highest bidder acknowledged by the auctioneer. Disputes will be resolved at the discretion of the auctioneer. Bids are placed by raising one’s number card so that it is visible to the auctioneer.

  7. Bidders are financially responsible for purchases made with their assigned numbers.

  8. The Auction reserves the right to establish minimum bids and/or reserves.

  9. All items must be paid in full before the buyer’s departure on the evening of the auction. Payment may be made with cash, check, MasterCard, AMEX or VISA.

  10. Items may be claimed only after showing a paid receipt. All sales are final. No exchanges or refunds on auction items are permitted.

  11. Auction items must be picked up by the close of the Sale at 2:00 pm on Sunday, September 30, unless prior arrangements have been made with co-founders Lila and Andrew Meade.

  12. If we are shipping items to you, there will be a nominal shipping fee charged to your account.