Auction & Event Schedule

Cowley Abbott hosts semi-annual Live Auctions of Important Canadian Art as well as themed online auctions of Canadian and International art, special exhibitions and collector events throughout the year.

We are currently viewing artwork for consideration in our upcoming auctions and we would be happy to speak with you to discuss a potential consignment. To engage in the confidential and complimentary valuation process, we are pleased to offer several options for your ease & convenience:

  • You can e-mail or phone us (toll-free at 1-866-931-8415) to chat with our specialists.
  • You can also complete our Valuation Submission Form if you have images and details of your artwork available for review by our team.
  • We also offer virtual consultation by video chat (Zoom, FaceTime, Google Meet etc.), providing personalized service through distanced means. Contact us for more information or to make arrangements to connect.

If you wish to participate in our auctions and receive notice of our future sales and events, we invite you to Create a Collector Profile and/or Join our Online Mailing List.

(Please note that the schedule and details of our upcoming auctions and events are subject to change.)

Fall Live Auction

Important Canadian & International Art
Live Auction
Wednesday, November 27th, 2024 at 7:00 pm
Globe & Mail Centre, Toronto

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Buy Art Now

A selection of artwork available for immediate sale. Prices include Buyer's Premium & we can assist with shipping arrangements (if required).

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Sorel Etrog: Music and Dance

Selling Exhibition
Until September 2024 (Extended!)

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Post-War & Contemporary Art

Online Auction
July 9th to 23rd

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Works on Paper

Online Auction
July 9th to 23rd

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Canadian Prints & Multiples

Online Auction
July 9th to 23rd

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The Art of Atlantic Canada

Online Auction
July 9th to 23rd

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The Grand Tour

Online Auction
July 9th to 23rd

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Books & Reference: From the Library of Dennis Reid

Online Auction
July 9th to 23rd

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20th Century Canadian Art

Online Auction
August 6th to 20th

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En plein air

Online Auction
August 6th to 20th

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The Academy

Online Auction
August 6th to 20th

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Three Dimensions

Online Auction
August 6th to 20th

Discuss a Consignment

Books & Reference: From the Library of Dennis Reid

Online Auction
August 6th to 20th

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Post-War & Contemporary Art

Online Auction
September 10th to 24th

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The Canadian Landscape

Online Auction
September 10th to 24th

Discuss a Consignment

Picasso & His Contemporaries

Online Auction
September 10th to 24th

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International Prints & Multiples

Online Auction
September 10th to 24th

Discuss a Consignment

Art Gallery of Hamilton (Fundraising Sale)

Online Auction
September 10th to 24th

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Books & Reference: From the Library of Dennis Reid

Online Auction
September 10th to 24th

Discuss a Consignment

Benefits for the Collector

Purchase artwork through carefully-curated semi-annual Live Auctions of Important Canadian Art and monthly, themed Online Auctions, guided by the advice of our art specialists. 

Our firm features a highly-competitive Buyer’s Premium, as well as a combination of traditional client service and industry-leading technology to provide a collector experience that focuses upon enjoyment, ease-of-use and transparency.

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Benefits for the Consignor

Sell artwork with the benefit of boutique, personalized service with national reach through semi-annual Live Auctions of Important Canadian Art & monthly, themed Online Auctions which target and cater to prominent and emerging collectors nationally and outside of our borders. 

Artwork featured in our auctions are subject to standard all-inclusive selling commissions without additional services fees that are usually encountered within the Canadian auction industry.

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