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2015 Spring Gala – art.connect.inspire.

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Please join us for an extraordinary evening of delectable cocktails and culinary creations, visual inspiration, and performance art!
This year’s Gala honorees are two remarkable contributors to the arts; Terri Olian, former Highland Park Councilwoman and Community Leader and Jonathan Friedman, TAC Faculty Member and photographer extraordinaire. This evening will also feature musical and visual arts performances by Impulse Talent, Rock Your Body Art, and The World Jazz sounds of  YAKISOBA.
Additionally, this special event includes a private viewing of the work of two powerful exhibits including “Meditative Surfaces” an inspirational presentation focusing on meditative surface patterns. The exhibition brings together the work of Doug Fogelson, Josh Garbar, Charles Gniech, Deanna Krueger, Maggie Meiners, and Rebecca Moy. As well as “The Aftermath of Gun Voilence” a though provoking exhibition featuring paintings by Chicago based artist and educator, Teresa Hofheimer which represent the impact of gun violence on Chicago’s neighborhoods.
The evening will also include a silent auction of exquisite prizes, a deluxe raffle, and delicious food and cocktails from North Shore restaurants and caterers! Enjoy a fabulous evening and a chance at great prizes!
Start: May 7, 2015 7:00 pm
End: May 7, 2015 9:00 pm
Venue: The Art Center Highland Park
Phone: 8474321888
Address:
1957 Sheridan Road, Highland Park, IL, United States, 60035
Cost: 150

The Art Center’s Festival of Fine Arts

The Festival of Fine Arts is a two-day outdoor celebration of the visual arts, showcasing the incredible talents of more than 100 artists on Sheridan Road and Park Ave in Highland Park. Exceptional examples of fine craft, including ceramics, fiber, glass, jewelry, wood and more will be featured at the festival. This coming year, TAC celebrates the fourth year of partnering with Amdur Productions bringing expertise and excellence in the field to our beloved event.

The Festival of Fine Arts will offer activities for children and families, as well as live entertainment and tasty festival treats throughout the weekend. Ever been curious how to pinch a pot or how to work with soft pastels? This year, the Art Center of Highland Park will be hosting mini 45 minute art classes on site! Art enthusiasts will get a behind-the-scenes look at what goes into making these original works of art with hands-on art workshops taking place at the festival.

Festival-goers will have an opportunity to support TAC by participating in “Bid or Buy.” This unique silent auction will feature a distinct piece of craft from each exhibiting artist.  All proceeds from “Bid or Buy” will benefit TAC and support its mission of ensuring access to the arts for individuals of all ages and cultural interests.

 

 

Start: June 27, 2015
End: June 28, 2015
Venue: The Art Center Highland Park
Phone: 8474321888
Address:
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1957 Sheridan Road, Highland Park, IL, United States, 60035
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