Capital Arts Patrons’ Organisation

The Capital Arts Patrons’ Organisation, better known as CAPO, is a unique philanthropic organisation in the Canberra arts landscape. Since its establishment in 1983, CAPO has provided financial assistance to more than 200 arts organisations and individual artists working in all mediums and disciplines in the Canberra region. To fund this philanthropy, CAPO receives generous donations of art and in-kind support for its annual fundraising auction from the Canberra arts and business community The CAPO Auction exhibition is testament to the commitment and creativity of Canberra’s artists and demonstrates their willingness to provide mutual support and to return value to the broader community.

  • CAPO's annual art auction, 2013. Photo courtesy of CAPO.
  • CAPO's annual art auction, 2013. Photo courtesy of CAPO.
  • CAPO's annual art auction, 2013. Photo courtesy of CAPO.
  • CAPO's annual art auction, 2013. Photo courtesy of CAPO.
  • CAPO's annual art auction, 2013. Photo courtesy of CAPO.