Art Connects strengthens and cultivates communities of Atlanta and surrounding areas by helping boys and girls reach their full potential through vehicles of visual, musical, and performance arts by providing a simple way to contribute towards real and tangible solutions.
Come join us Wednesday April 8th 6:30-8:30 to enjoy a reception, light snacks, and wine that will be provided.
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There are 2 ways to attend this event which will also include a SILENT AUCTION - buy TICKETS or CHOCOLATE
Chocolate made by Atlanta's own award winning Xocolatl small batch chocolate will be picked up at the event ONLY. If you wish to use the event as a time to simply pick up the chocolate without being obligated to attend the event, your chocolate bar or bunny counts as an entry ticket which you will not need to purchase separately in case you'd like to stay and enjoy the event! All proceeds from chocolates, tickets, and donations will be given to the Boys & Girls Club of Metro Atlanta : The Innovation & Expression Studio to continue cultivating youth development driven by arts, innovation, and expression.
Atlanta's own boy band M3 (pictured below) will provide entertainment for the event: "We are M3, Atlanta’s First Genre-Less Boy Band! We are 3 brothers who were raised in Music and have been singing and performing our entire lives. Our Dad, Milton (Egypt) McWilliams Sr., also our Manager/Produces, groomed and taught us everything we know about music. We can rock elementary school kids to college kids adapting the performance accordingly. We can sing to inspire the homeless and put on tuxedos to perform the “National Anthem” for the Prudent of the United States all on the same day. "
WHEN: Wednesday April 8th 6:30-8:30pm
WHERE: 288 Buckhead Avenue, Atlanta, 30305
WHAT: art, light snacks, and wine
PARKING: free 3 hours validated by gallery
YOUR PURCHASES AND DONATIONS IMPACT boys' and girls' development through art education and art activities in the following ways:
$10 - bottled water for field trips or hot dogs for summer cookouts
$15 - cupcakes for monthly Club birthday parties or post it notes & pens
$25 - composition books for songwriting or new guitar strings
$35 - a gallon of acrylic paint or a classroom set of paintbrushes
$50 - a dance costume or 1 week of gas to transport members from school to the club
$100 - school year membership for one child or glue sticks for a year
$250 - 2 weeks of food supplies for culinary arts or 1 year of licensing for Adobe Creative software
$500 - a new camera lens for filmmaking or microphones for performing arts
$1,000 - licensing for a play/musical or a new projector
$2,500 - lighting trees for film recording or 8 weeks of hip hop dance classes
$5,000 - 2 summer camp counselors or a new bus transmission
We look forward to seeing you!
Katie Jones, Director
Andrei Leon, Principal Broker