2023 Families Weekend Art Sale/Auction at Vassar College 9/29, 9/30 & 10/1

Vassar College

The Vassar Haiti Project warmly welcomes you to the 23rd Families Weekend Art Sale & Auction, a pinnacle event upholding our multifaceted mission. As a nonprofit seeking to cultivate global citizenship, empower Haitian artists, and foster sustainable development, we are thrilled to host this special sale showcasing over 300 diverse artworks while raising funds for our education programs in rural Haiti.

Learn more about our mission →

Art Sale at Vassar College

Friday Sept. 29 | 3 pm - 6 pm.

Saturday Sept. 30 | 10 am - 5 pm

Sunday Oct. 1 | 10 am - 2 pm

Special Guest Speaker: Donor/Philanthropist Sarah Planton will join us in person from England on Saturday 9/30 at 4pm and share her journey with the Haiti Project.

Online Auction opens Sept 9th - Oct 2nd

Place Your Bids Here

Discover: Haitian Art

Our dynamic collection beautifully expresses the vibrancy of Haitian culture. Explore a wide range of artworks, including paintings, iron sculptures, paper mâché, wood and metal handcrafts, and more. Discover surreal dreamscapes, abundant landscapes, intricate metalwork, and scenes of daily life. You can also shop for emerging talents alongside established 20th-century masters!

Learn more about the art Initiative →

Make an Impact : Supporting Education

By purchasing these singular artworks, you directly enable the Haitian students, adults, and artists we serve to gain the education critical for empowered futures. All proceeds from this sale and auction support our primary school, secondary school scholarships, and adult literacy initiatives in the mountain village of Chermaitre. Your patronage fuels progress for hundreds of children and families striving to transform their lives through knowledge.

Our Education initiative includes:

  • Primary school serving over 350 students daily
  • Secondary school scholarships
  • New adult literacy and skills classes
  • School meals, supplies, and infrastructure

Learn more about out education initiative →


Contact us at vassarhaitiproject@thehaitiproject.org.

Lila Meade, Executive Director: 845-797-2123

Vassar College strives to make its events, performances, and facilities accessible to all. Individuals with disabilities requiring special accommodations must contact the Office of Campus Activities at least 48 hours in advance of an event, Mondays - Fridays, at (845) 437-5370. Without sufficient notice, appropriate space and/or assistance may not be available. For detailed information about accessibility to specific campus facilities, search for "campus accessibility information" on the Vassar homepage http://www.vassar.edu.