Event: Three Day Art Show and Sale to benefit Kirkwood High School Orchestra Trip & Performance at Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts in NYC
What: Rare graphic works of art by major artists, such as Chagall, Dali, Magritte, Miro, Picasso, and others (ranging in price from $50 to $50,000) will be offered for sale, with 20% of proceeds going to the Kirkwood High School Orchestra to help pay for their trip to perform at Lincoln Center in March 2013.
When: This exhibit and sale starts on Friday, November 2 with a reception from 6pm – 9pm. It continues on Saturday, November 3, 1-8pm and Sunday, November 4, 1-5pm. The exhibit is free and open to the public.
Where: Norton's Fine Art & Framing is located at 2025 S. Big Bend Blvd., halfway between Highway 40/64 and Manchester Road.
Regular gallery hours are 10am – 6pm. Tuesday through Saturday. There is plenty of free parking.
More information about the event, contact Ty or Mary Norton at 314-645-4040
About the Art: Over 500 original works of art, shown by the Edelman Fine Arts, Ltd. of New York. The exhibit offers the opportunity of viewing and selecting from many styles of oil paintings: Landscapes, Impressionism, Figurative, Still Lifes, and Abstracts, and rare graphic works by major artists, such as Chagall, Dali, Magritte, Miro, Picasso, and others. The pieces of artwork range from $50 to $50,000 in price. Edelman Fine Arts, Ltd. is recognized as one of the leading art distributors in the United States. The artists represented by this firm have shown their works in most major galleries throughout the United States.
20% of the proceeds of the art and the subsequent framing will support this trip.
About The Kirkwood High School Symphonic Orchestra: The Kirkwood High School Symphonic Orchestra has been invited to compete for the National Orchestra Cup in March 2013 at the prestigious Alice Tully Hall, located in Lincoln Center in New York City. The group will be performing along with approximately 10 orchestras from across the country for the title of Grand Champion and the Orchestra Cup trophy.
"This is an incredible honor for the Kirkwood orchestra," said Orchestra Director Patrick Jackson. "Orchestras are selected for this event; they cannot apply for it. We look forward to once again representing our community in this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity." The Symphonic Orchestra performed at Carnegie Hall two years ago.For more info: http://dev.kirkwoodschools.org/faculty/khsorchestra/live_at_lincoln_center/
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