Fundraising Events

Auction 2020 Vespa Raffle Update


We’re holding a virtual drawing for the Vespa on Friday, April 10. There’s still time to be in the running. You can still purchase your tickets online. We will be livestreaming the drawing on Facebook at 3:30 p.m. on April 10. Be sure to tune in to the Catlin Gabel Facebook page to see who wins!

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Catlin Gabel Auction: Light the Fire Within

Saturday, March 14, 2020
Portland Art Museum


Mark your calendar to join us at the annual Catlin Gabel Auction. This is our biggest fundraising event of the year when families, alumni, faculty, staff, and friends demonstrate support for all that we love about our school.

The evening begins with a social hour and silent auction, followed by dinner and a spirited live auction. Stay tuned for updates about the fabulous experiences that will be up for bidding on March 14, 2020!

Admission to the Auction

  • INDIVIDUAL TICKET: $150 each; includes admission to the social hour, silent and live auction, dinner, beverages, and dessert
  • PATRON TICKET: $300 each; includes an individual ticket plus valet parking, after-party admission, and helps to keep the individual ticket price consistent over the years.
  • AFTER PARTY TICKET: $40 each, 9p.m.-12a.m.; includes admission to the University Club of Portland, 1225 SW 6th Avenue (across the street from the Portland Art Museum). Continue the party with more socializing, dancing, light appetizers, and drinks. Admission includes 1 drink ticket per person.

Purchase Tickets

Auction Sponsorship

Promote your business or organization to 400 of Portland’s finest movers and shakers. Multiple levels of sponsorship and advertisement are available.

Become a Sponsor

Auction Item/Experience Donation

Do you have connections within the community for a one-of-a-kind experience? Do you know someone with behind-the-scenes access to something awesome? Please let us know! We’d love to hear your ideas for an amazing auction package that is sure to light up the room with excitement.

Donate an Item or Experience

Please contact our Events Team, Gen Kaady and Allie Coutu, with any questions at

Auction Sponsors



Robert, Lisa, Jack Ericksen



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Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire.William Butler Yeats


Raffle Packages

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We’re auctioning off a New 2017 Vespa Primavera Scooter!

  • Value: $4,000
  • Drawing: Friday, April 10 at 3:30p.m. on Facebook.
  • Raffle Tickets: $100 each.
  • Total Number of Tickets: 500

Purchase Raffle Tickets

Exciting Golden Ticket Travel Packages

150 Golden Tickets will be sold at $100 each. The winner of the Golden Ticket raffle will choose from a selection of unique travel packages.

See Packages