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Art For Change Benefit Both Haiti + Students!

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Ella Baker School (PS 225 Manhattan) is honored to announce the Art For Change auction to benefit Haitian disaster relief efforts as well as the school’s multimedia arts programs, which have been drastically impacted by recent budget cuts. The family-friendly event, held April 16 – 17 at the Maxine Green Gallery, located in the Julia Richmond Educational Complex, will feature an eclectic variety of artwork offering art lovers and collectors the rare opportunity to discover oneof-a-kind pieces while contributing to a global and community-based cause.

Friday 4/16, 5:30 pm – 8 pm (press preview at 5pm); Saturday 4/17 afternoon hours
Maxine Green Gallery at the Julia Richmond Educational Complex
317 E 67th St (between 1st & 2nd Avenues), New York, 10065
No reservation needed. Suggested donation at the door, $5 – $20

Art For Change will welcome more than 20 artists whose work ranges from sculpture and
photography to graffiti and projection art. Student art will be shown alongside pieces
from world-renowned professionals. Driven by the sincere interest of Ella Baker School
students who asked teachers how they could help the families of Haiti, the two-night
event will encourage the local community to continue supporting the relief efforts for
earthquake victims while also bringing attention to the crisis facing the creative arts
programs Ella Baker School students enjoy today. Seventy percent of the final proceeds
will be sent directly to Partners in Health ( www.standwithhaiti.org ) and the remaining 30
percent will support creative arts education for Ella Baker School students.

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