Upstream Arts is thrilled to gather our family of program participants, partners, artists, and supporters for our annual community celebration, raising funds for the next year of groundbreaking work at the intersection of art, disability, and learning.
Also, as we have declared 2016-17 to be “The Year of The Teaching Artist,” this event will honor the 30 remarkable professional artists who daily teach our programs.
Thursday, May 18, 2017
6-9pm | Program at 7pm
+ Pop-up performances by Upstream Arts Teaching Artists
+ An exhibit of artwork by Upstream Arts participants
+ Live Auction and Fund-a-Need
+ Complimentary hors d’oeuvres, cash bar, and more
Family-Friendly | Fully Accessible | Free Parking
ASL Interpretation by Phyllis Genest-Stein and Stephen Medlicott
Feel free to be as festive or as casual as you want!
Free, but space is limited!
Click here to RSVP right now
WAIT, BUT ISN’T THIS A FUNDRAISER?
Yes! There will be opportunities to support Upstream Arts during the event, including a live auction and Fund-A-Need! Stay tuned to our blog for details about our super exciting auction packages, to be revealed over the next few weeks.
This event is made possible, in part, by The Graham Smith Team at Keller Williams Realty, Min Enterprises Photography, and the Minnesota Vikings. These amazing premiere sponsors have gone above and beyond to ensure The Art of We: Are Family is free and accessible for all.
We’re also immensely grateful to the rest of our full circle of sponsors and in-kind donors for this event to date, each playing a unique, valuable role in supporting our work: AbleNet, Articulture, Barbette, Black Sheep Pizza, Bryant Lake Bowl, Cafe Latte, Chicago Avenue Fire Arts Center, Children’s Theatre Company, Circus Juventas, Community Involvement Programs, Day Block Brewing Company, Eastlake Craft Brewery, French Meadow Bakery & Cafe, Guthrie Theater, Hennepin Theatre Trust, Highland Friendship Club, History Theatre, HUGE Improv Theater, Ignited Fundraising, Jakeeno’s Pizza & Pasta, Jungle Theater, Kowalski’s Markets, Lifeworks Services, McKinney Roe, Midwest Special Services, Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, Nighthawks, Pillsbury House + Theater, Sandbox Theatre, Sawatdee, Science Museum of Minnesota, Teacher Frontiers (a division of Youth Frontiers), Ten Thousand Things, The Commodore Bar & Restaurant, The Smitten Kitten, Tiny Diner, Twin Spirits Distillery, W.A. Frost and Company, Wander North Distillery, Wedge Community Co-Op, Wild Rumpus, and Yess Yoga.
If you have any questions or would like to make a tax-deductible gift to Upstream Arts in advance of the event, please call (612) 331-4584 or click here to donate now online.
We can’t wait to see you soon!