Penland School of Crafts Annual Benefit Auction

August 7 – 8, 2015

Save the date for our 30th benefit auction, a gala weekend in the North Carolina mountains featuring the sale of more than 250 works in books, clay, drawing, glass, iron, letterpress, metals, painting, printmaking, photography, textiles, wood, and other media. The Penland auction is one of the premier craft collecting events in the Southeast and a perfect opportunity to support Penlandís educational programs. Admission is charged; absentee bidding will be available.


The auction in action

Auction Email Newsletters

Penland Benefit Auction newsletters feature artists whose work will be a part of the action of this year's auction, written by Penland trustees, staff members, collectors, and friends. Read 2015 newsletters here or sign up to receive them in your inbox:


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The auction in action

Volunteer at the 2015 Penland Benefit Auction

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2014 Auction Catalog


For additional information, call 828-765-2359, ext. 114 or email