Dublin Community Center hosts art auction

An oil painting by Dan Thibault.

An oil painting by Dan Thibault. COURTESY PHOTO

A watercolor by Sue Callahan.

A watercolor by Sue Callahan. COURTESY PHOTO

An oil painting by John Sirois.

An oil painting by John Sirois. COURTESY PHOTO

A pastel painting by Robert Collier.

A pastel painting by Robert Collier. COURTESY PHOTO

Published: 02-08-2024 9:03 AM

Dublin Community Center, 1123 Main St., will present the Monaghan art collection silent auction to benefit the center Feb. 9 to 17.

Sharron and Denny Monaghan, residents of Dublin since 1972, are longtime supporters of Monadnock area artists, and their collection of original paintings includes works by Sue Callahan, Robert Collier, David Dodge, Chris Reid, John Sirois and Dan Thibeault. Thirty-seven of these works will be featured in the exhibit and silent auction. This is the third time that the community center has mounted a silent auction of an art collection contributed by a Dublin resident.

Bidding will begin at the opening public reception on Friday, Feb. 9,  from 5 to 7 p.m., and continue during scheduled hours the following week, before closing at noon on Saturday, Feb. 17. All are welcome. Bidders will need to register on site for a bidding number.

The community center will be open the following days and hours for bidding:

■ Friday, Feb. 9, 5 to 7 p.m.

■ Saturday, Feb. 10, 10 a.m. to noon.

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■ Monday, Feb. 12, 10 a.m. to noon.

■ Tuesday, Feb. 13, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

■ Wednesday, Feb. 14, 10 a.m. to noon.

■ Friday, Feb. 16, 10 a.m. to noon.

■ Saturday, Feb. 17, 10 a.m. to noon.