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Sunset Rising / NARS Foundation Benefit & Silent Auction

Past Annual Benefit Events


1st Annual Benefit & Silent Auction /
Sunset Rising

Patron Preview and Buffet Supper: Tuesday, December 6th 2011, 5:30 - 7 pm
Cocktails and Silent Auction: Tuesday, December 6th 2011, 7 - 9 pm

Please RSVP by November 30th

New York Art Residency and Studios (NARS) Foundation is pleased to announce Sunset Rising, our first annual Benefit Event. We hope you will join us for a celebratory evening of music, drinks and a silent art auction. The event, to be held on December 6th at the NARS Foundation, is a wonderful opportunity to make strides in strengthening our vital cultural community on both a local and international level. Proceeds from ticket and artwork sales will benefit our various programming and community outreach efforts.

Since its founding in 2006, the NARS Foundation has continued to develop and expand its programming while providing support services and professional development for emerging and mid-career artists. These include affordable long-term studio spaces, progressive exhibition programs and short-term integrated international residency programs. We are delighted to announce that we are inviting our first group of international artists into our residency program next year. Additionally, over the course of the next two years, we look forward to expanding our residency community by implementing an international curatorial residency program that will foster collaboration and dialogue among the curator and our 120 NARS studio and residency artists. We are also very excited to be developing and launching an educational outreach program in 2012, which will open our organization to the underserved youth and families of south Brooklyn. Through afterschool programs and hands-on family workshops, we hope to create a cultural venue that increases familiarity and fosters accessibility to contemporary art.

The NARS Foundation is a non-profit arts organization committed to presenting diverse platforms on which to nurture creative inspiration and innovative cross-pollination of ideas. Your contribution and attendance at our Benefit will help propel this mission forward and make these programs possible. As a 501(c)(3) organization, your donations are tax-deductible. We sincerely thank you in advance for your support, generosity, and much appreciated partnership. We are grateful for your participation and look forward to seeing you on December 6th!