Monday, July 19, 2010

Artist Opportunity – Call to Entry – Frisco Association for the Arts

Application Deadline:  August 20
Artists, please join the Frisco Association for the Arts (FAA) and Sci-Tech for a Renaissance weekend of art and science showcasing  artists from around the region, local and regional music, theater and dance, as well as a variety of favorite food vendors.  As Frisco’s non-profit champion for the arts and operation manager of our new Black Box Theater, the FAA invites visual artists to join us for our Gala celebration and grand opening on the weekend of October 1st and 2nd.

Private Preview Gala-Renaissance Frisco: 10/1/2010 7:00-11:00 p.m. 
Renaissance Frisco, featuring “all things Italian.”  Guests will enjoy cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, art , music, and dancing, and private tours of Frisco’s amazing new culture center, as well as the opportunity to purchase art from our local artists.  Renaissance Frisco will include a silent auction, where bids can be placed on a special selection of beautiful art and “art experiences.”  Guests can expect to be surprised and delighted by an evening of celebration of the arts and sciences. 

Artists’ booths will be open during the Gala, providing the invited guests an opportunity to privately browse and purchase artwork prior to the Grand Opening event on Saturday.

Grand Opening celebration- 10/2/2010 10:00-6:00 p.m.
This will be a community event with continuous activity, including performances throughout the day in The Black Box Theatre.  Artists will set up in our 25,000 square foot in-closed display space with no concerns about cancellation due to weather.
Application Deadline: August 20, 2010 Midnight CST 

Frisco Arts is the official local arts agency for the City of Frisco. By providing sponsorships, scholarships, grants, and special fund raising events, Frisco Arts’ members know they are making the arts in Frisco an enduring legacy to an important North Texas city.
The members of Frisco Arts produce this event to benefit the local growing arts community and to nourish the cultural soul of the city.
Frisco Arts is proud to support over a dozen local and regional arts organizations that provide arts education and performances benefiting the people of Frisco.
For more information:   (972) 668-5180
The Visual Arts Guild of Frisco will also have our Fall Member Show going during the Gala and Grand Opening Festival.  By the way -- It's not too late to join VAGF, or to update your 2010 membership!
For more information about these opportunities, contact Misty Foster
The Visual Arts Guild of Frisco

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