Join us for Denim and Diamonds on Saturday, May 1 at 7:00pm

A virtual celebration of the arts in support of the Jansen Art Center

Howdy folks! We’d like to invite you to join us for Denim & Diamonds, the Jansen Art Center’s premier fundraiser on Saturday, May 1. This year, our celebration will be an all-virtual hoe-down featuring a silent auction and live auction full of unique and amazing items to bid on from vacations to original artwork, words from artists and community members and virtual tours of our exhibits, and live music from our host for the evening, esteemed country-western artist Mike Bonds.

Auction Information

Bid on your perfect prize in our live and silent auctions! Featuring items such as a weekend stay in Tahoe, a sunset cruise in Bellingham Bay, and the chance to have a character named after you in an upcoming John Grisham novel! Our Auction Site will launch on March 1, when you will be able to browse our catalog and watch as new items get added every day.

Silent Auction Opens – Monday, April 26, Noon

Live Auction Opens – Saturday, May 1, 7:00pm

Silent Auction Closes – Sunday, May 2, 11:59pm

Live Entertainment

Your evening will be hosted by our fabulous emcees! Interspersed with videos featuring our studio artists and leaders and community members, you will be entertained and enthralled by our glamorous hosts, Jansen Art Center Board Member and 2019 Professional Woman of the Year, Lynn Guiliani who will be joined by local financial consultant, Gold Buckle sponsor and country music musician Mike Bonds.

Sponsors! This year we have the opportunity to reach a wide audience and offer valuable exposure beyond the attendance limit of years past. Support the arts in Whatcom County by sponsoring the Jansen Art Center.

Thank You to our Event Sponsors

Gold Buckle Sponsor


Silver Spurs Sponsor


Suede Stetson Sponsors


Available: Bronze Bridle & Suede Stetson Sponsors