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A Benefit Art Auction

Dare Arts cordially invites you to participate in The Great Art Heist.

Bidding will begin at 6pm on Friday, October 7 in Dare Arts’ Courtroom Gallery with a special reception including a live jazz performance. Online bidding on the button below will begin at the same time. 


The Great Art Heist will showcase pieces by local and regional visual artists plus experiences by performing artists. This special event will serve as Dare Arts' annual fundraiser. Auction participants have the opportunity to support the arts while boasting their best bids.


To support the work that we do, please join us for The Great Art Heist: A Benefit Art Auction.

The Great Art Heist

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Art Gallery

The Great Art Heist Auction Details

Bidding will start at 6pm on Friday, October 7 in Dare Arts' Courtroom Gallery in downtown Manteo as well as online on the button below.

October Gallery Hours For The Great Art Heist:

Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday: 10am-5pm

Thursday: 10am-7pm

Saturday: 10am-5pm

Sunday & Monday: Closed.

If you can't make it to opening night, plan a private viewing of The Great Art Heist with a group of friends that includes a light brunch or happy hour during the month. To schedule a private viewing, please email Dare Arts Executive Director Jessica Sands at


The auction will be open for bidding until Friday, October 28 at 8pm.​

The Great Art Heist is presented by TowneBank.

Thank you to Basnight & Moran Insurance Agency and Jane Webster for sponsoring The Great Art Heist.

Businesses interested in sponsoring the auction should contact Dare Arts Executive Director Jessica Sands at

Sponsors of The Great Art Heist

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