Photo Auction 2017

Photo Auction 2017 | Saturday, October 14, 2017

Join us for the visionary event of the year with curated international photography experiences and culinary sensations.

To Purchase Tickets:
Individual Ticket Price: $250

Purchase Tickets Online (Create an Account): Click Here
Mail-in Ticket Form: Click Here
Call MOPA's Development Team at (619) 238-7559 x227

Celebrate your commitment to photography and education with MOPA and enjoy an opportunity to bid on experience packages and photos from renowned photographers.

This Year's Event Will Feature:

  • Opportunity to bid on works by renowned photographers such as, William Wegman and Bill Armstrong
  • Silent and Live Auctions
  • International Photography Experience Packages
  • Culinary sensations by esteemed Chef, Andrew Spurgin

Experience Packages:
Your Chance to Journey Into Another World and Discover the Artist Behind the Lens

  • NYC Private Collection, Dinner & "Come From Away"
  • Studio Visit with Flor Garduño in Mexico
  • Switzerland Adventure with Fazal Sheikh
  • Portrait Session with Mike & Doug Starn

All proceeds from the auction will directly support MOPA as a leading center for visual learning. 

Partner with us to make our lead fundraiser a success by becoming a member of the host committee. Learn More

MOPA would like to extend a special thank you to:

Event Chairs
Jeffrey & Vivien Ressler

Host Committee
Stephanie Bergsma & Dwight Hare
Susan Blanchard
Lisa Brockman
Gail & Ralph Bryan
Maile & Brett D'Arcy
Jon Doellstedt
Tracy & John Downing
Olivia & Peter Farrell
Larry Friedman
Jeff & Patty Maysent
Ammy Ginnow & Andree Morin
Yitah Lee & John Brandon
Clifford Schireson & John Venekamp

Chef and Menu Designer
Chef Andrew Spurgin™

Auctioneer and Emcee
Dan Cohen, CBS News

For purchasing tickets, questions or more information kindly contact, Maryam Anbari for tickets and information: 619.238.7559 x227 or