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.)

Buy Art Now

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

View & Buy Now

Historical Canadian Art

Online Auction
May 17th to 31st

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Post-War & Contemporary Canadian Art

Online Auction
May 17th to 31st

View Now

Spring Live Auction of Important Canadian Art

Live Auction
Wednesday, June 15th
The Globe & Mail Centre, Toronto

View Now

Spring Auction of International Art

Online Auction
June 14th to 28th
Consignment Deadline: May 12th

Discuss a Potential Consignment

Post-War & Contemporary Art

Online Auction
July 5th to 19th
Consignment Deadline: June 17th

Discuss a Potential Consignment

Cities & Towns

Online Auction
July 5th to 19th
Consignment Deadline: June 17th

Discuss a Potential Consignment

Art of Atlantic Canada

Online Auction
July 5th to 19th
Consignment Deadline: June 17th

Discuss a Potential Consignment

Canadians at Home & Abroad

Online Auction
August 9th to 23rd
Consignment Deadline: July 15th

Discuss a Potential Consignment

Prints & Works on Paper

Online Auction
August 9th to 23rd
Consignment Deadline: July 15th

Discuss a Potential Consignment

Still Life & Figural Work

Online Auction
August 9th to 23rd
Consignment Deadline: July 15th

Discuss a Potential Consignment

La belle province (Art of Quebec)

Online Auction
September 13th to 27th
Consignment Deadline: August 12th

Discuss a Potential Consignment

Prints, Photography & Multiples

Online Auction
September 13th to 27th
Consignment Deadline: August 12th

Discuss a Potential Consignment

Inuit & First Nations Art

Online Auction
September 13th to 27th
Consignment Deadline: August 12th

Discuss a Potential Consignment

October Abstractions

Online Auction
October 11th to 25th
Consignment Deadline: September 16th

Discuss a Potential Consignment

Little Pictures

Online Auction
October 11th to 25th
Consignment Deadline: September 16th

Discuss a Potential Consignment

The Canadian Landscape

Online Auction
October 11th to 25th
Consignment Deadline: September 16th

Discuss a Potential Consignment

Canadian Group of Painters

Online Auction
November 15th to 29th
Consignment Deadline: October 14th

Discuss a Potential Consignment

Fall Auction of International Art

Online Auction
November 15th to 29th
Consignment Deadline: October 14th

Discuss a Potential Consignment

Post-War & Contemporary Canadian Art

Online Auction
November 15th to 29th
Consignment Deadline: October 14th

Discuss a Potential Consignment

Historical Canadian Art

Online Auction
November 15th to 29th
Consignment Deadline: October 14th

Discuss a Potential Consignment

Fall Live Auction of Important Canadian Art

Live Auction
Fall 2022
Consignment Deadline: September 16th

Discuss a Potential Consignment

Holiday Charm

Online Auction
December 6th to 13th
Consignment Deadline: November 11th

Discuss a Potential Consignment

Coast to Coast

Online Auction
December 6th to 13th
Consignment Deadline: November 11th

Discuss a Potential 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.

Learn More About Bidding & Buying With Us.

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.

Learn More About Selling With Us