There’s no better way to tour western Canada than aboard a train! With this $1000 Via Rail travel credit, you can travel through the mountains—or anywhere else VIA Rail goes—in style.
Nate Box and Elm Café & Catering
Celebrate a year of special occasions deliciously with three catered events—maybe your birthday, Thanksgiving, and a Christmas celebration. Elm Café’s award-winning chefs do all the hard work and then deliver to your doorstep. Your role? Gather up to 15 friends for each event, put the components together, and bask in stress-free glory.
Shafraaz Kaba and Workshop Eatery
Tour Edmonton’s architecture by air with architect Shafraaz Kaba. Learn about landmarks as you and a guest fly over and—pending air traffic control approval—visit one or two that interest you. After you land, invite a few more guests to dine at the Chef’s Table at Workshop Eatery. Chef Paul Shufelt will prepare a five-course meal for six. Taste the flavours of our region and the season, paired with select wines, while his team of professional staff cater to your needs with warm and genuine hospitality.
Study for Souffleur
Ink on paper
37 x 47 cm
Courtesy of the Artist and dc3 Art Projects
Sean Caulfield and dc3 Art Projects
Get the art plus a tour of Sean's studio and sparkling wine for 6 guests.
Treat yourself or someone special to seasonal, fresh-cut flowers from The Artworks every month for six months. With an uncompromising focus on craft, quality and love of artisan traditions, The Artworks is the destination for Edmonton’s design-conscious shoppers.
All Star Construction, the Hyatt Place Edmonton and Art Gallery of Alberta
Enjoy two tickets to an Edmonton Oilers home game during the 2017-18 season, including premium dinner service, in a luxury box at Rogers Place. After the game, relax in comfort in an Executive Suite at the new Hyatt Place Edmonton. Awaken refreshed the next day and spend it at the Art Gallery of Alberta with your Duo Membership.
Get an exclusive behind the scenes tour of Edmonton’s own Bioware. With the recent launch of their new video game Mass Effect: Andromeda, there is lots to see at their top-secret facility. But, be sure to bring your friends so you can re-live your experience afterwards, because Non-Disclosure Agreements will be mandatory!
ACME and Steam Whistle
You and five guests will experience a 2-hour meat-cutting demo by ACME Meat Market’s expert butcher Corey Meyer. Take home a steak each, plus a case of Steam Whistle beer to enjoy.
Blitz Conditioning; Barre Body/SOAR Bounce Fitness; Black Tusk Athletics; UAlberta Rock Climbing; Be Hot Yoga; Lululemon
Enjoy a sampler pack of Edmonton’s best and hottest fitness studios for two. Get in shape as you sample Blitz Conditioning, Barre Body/SOAR Bounce Fitness, Black Tusk Athletics, UAlberta Rock Climbing, and Be Hot Yoga. Nothing to wear? You’re covered with a $500 gift card and a personalized fit session at Lululemon.
Art Gallery of Alberta and Art of Cake
Delight in a two-hour party for up to 15 guests and 4 chaperones. The party includes AGA admission, an exhibition visit and a studio art-making project for all kids. Add to the celebration with 30 Art of Cake cupcakes!
Art Gallery of Alberta
The fun doesn’t have to end tonight! Save your spot at next year’s Art on the Block with a pair of tickets to both the main event and the Curator’s Champagne Preview—and receive a bottle of Dom!
Cory Christopher Designs
Bring your walls alive—literally—with this piece by Cory Christopher Designs. This living wall piece will last up to a year and require minimal upkeep.
Cooks, chefs and collectors around the world rely on the precision and durability of Storch Knives—but few know how they’re made. You and a guest will learn in this 2-day, hands-on studio workshop with Master Knife Maker Ed Storch. Each of you will make your choice of a 7" chef knife or a 4" hunter knife.
Enjoy an exclusive cocktail party on the hidden terrace of Manulife Place. This stunning “forbidden” venue cannot be rented, making this your only chance to experience downtown from new heights. Enjoy the view while Zenari’s caters your stand-up reception for 20 with passed hors d’oeuvres, wine and cocktails.
Lux Beauty Boutique
Enjoy an evening of beauty in this after-hours event for you and nine guests. Either have an instructor lead you through doing your own looks in a 2-hour makeup lesson, or let everyone sit back for 20-minute mini-applications. Then, smile for the photographer as you mingle, shop, and sip prosecco.
Malorie Urbanovitch is one of Edmonton’s most sought-after designers. Be the envy of the local design scene with this stunning leather bag and earrings.
Pedersen Photography and Blushed Beaute
Strike a pose in a one-hour photo session with Edmonton’s most coveted portrait photographer Aaron Pedersen. The photo session will include hair and make-up by Edmonton’s leading beauty company Blushed Beaute.
Provincial Archives of Alberta
Delve into Alberta’s art history with a behind-the-scenes tour for six. Explore unique and rare early colour photography, Nicholas De Grandmaison unfinished works, and the McCalla glass plate lantern slides collection. You’ll receive a framed McCalla print to commemorate your experience.
Acclaimed accessory designer Soo’s Minimalist Knot Bag V.2.0 is created with hand-selected, soft European leather. This shoulder bag has two large inside pockets and is unlined. It features two intricate knots and a continuous strap.
Where We Are From; Juniper Cafe & Bistro; Baijiu; Clementine; Japonais Bistro; Meat for Dinner; Hyatt Place Edmonton/Downtown
Dine in five Edmonton neighbourhoods and commemorate your meals with matching t-shirts from Jaime Calayo’s Where We Are From community crest series. You will also receive a community crest poster and shirt for your very own neighbourhood. Complete your exploration with a stay at the new Hyatt Place Edmonton/Downtown.
Hold your event in style at the AGA. Receive a rental of in the AGA’s stunning Atrium and Manning Hall and $3,500 of delicious Zinc catering.
Spruce up your dining room with this first-of-its-line table. Measuring 40" by 78", this locally made dining table is solid black walnut. A polyurethane finish brings out the natural tones and grains of the wood while adding a durable finish for everyday life. See this on the 2nd floor landing the night of the auction.
Sip on some bubbles and nosh on some appetizers as Workhall invites you to enjoy a private shopping party for you and 12 of your friends. The evening includes a $500 gift certificate and 30% off regular priced items for the entire group.
Edmonton’s first distillery is supporting this year’s Art on the Block as the Tasting Lounge sponsor. Try it there and then bid to take home two bottles of their Edmonton-made vodka and gin, along with some exclusive Strathcona Spirits swag.