MEMPHIS, TN – On Sunday, August 11 from 1:00 to 4:00 PM, the Orpheum Theatre will host over 40 local artists for its 19th Annual Art Sale. This year’s Art Sale introduces a new format that will allow artists to work directly with buyers to sell their original artwork.
The Orpheum Art Sale promotes Memphis’ diverse and growing creative community. Each year Memphis artists offer attendees a wide variety of styles, mediums, and artistic genres, and this year’s event will also include afternoon treats from the Corked Carrot, a wine tasting, and live music.
The 19th Annual Art Sale will feature over 40 Memphis artists:
Fred Asbury Jaymie Metz
Bill Bailey Billy Moore
Betsy Bird Open Arms Care
Traci Boord Lindsey Penn
Jeanne Booth Rebecca Phillips
Mary Bowman Jeanne Reynolds
Kara Nicole Carter Denise Rikard
Dorothy Collier Joy Routt
Dot Courson Milton D. Ruiz
Terry Dewitt Patty Simon
LaTefy Dolley Laura Summerford
Adam Exelbierd Katie Toombs
Judy Ferguson Judy Vandergrift
April Ford Beasley Ken Walker
David Glover, Jr. James Welch
Julie Hooker Lee West
Bill Hunter G.E. Williamson
Leicha Kennedy Tom Wilson
Rollin Kocsis Holly Wolfe
Mike Maness Scott Wren
75% of each sale goes to the artist while the remaining 25% is donated to the Orpheum’s new Centre for Performing Arts and Leadership. Admission to the 19th Annual Art Sale is $10 per person and free to Season Ticket Holders. Tickets are on sale now and available for purchase online at the official Orpheum Theatre website, www.orpheum-memphis.com, or through Brooke Thompson at firstname.lastname@example.org or 901-529-4224. Tickets may also be purchased at the door.
About The Orpheum Theatre
The Orpheum Theatre is operated by the Memphis Development Foundation, a non-profit organization that depends on the financial support of the community to carry out its mission to foster the enjoyment and understanding of the arts in Memphis, as well as the economic prosperity of Downtown and surrounding areas. For more information, visit www.orpheum-memphis.com or call 901-525-7800. The Orpheum is located at 203 South Main Street Memphis, TN 38103.
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TITLE: THE ORPHEUM’S 19TH ANNUAL ART SALE
EVENT TYPE: Auction/Fundraiser
DESCRIPTION: The Orpheum Theatre's Annual Art Sale promotes local Memphis artists who contribute a wide variety of artistic media and an even broader array of creative styles. 75% of each sale goes directly to the artists, and the remaining 25% is donated to the Orpheum's performing arts education programs.
VENUE: The Orpheum Theatre, 203 S. Main Street, Memphis TN 38103
DATE: Sunday, August 11, 2013 1:00 PM
TICKETS: $10 in advance or at the door; Free to Season Ticket Holders
QUESTIONS/TICKET ORDERS: email@example.com; 901.529.4224