ArtWorks Commemorates 10 Years of Bringing the Arts to Children with Chronic and Terminal Illnesses
10/20/2012

ArtWorks celebrates 10 years at its Annual Art Auction at the glamorous Dream Downtown Hotel on November 1, 2012.

Online PR News – 20-October-2012 – New York, NY – On Thursday, November 1, 2012, fashion industry trendsetters, artists, socialites, entertainers, philanthropists, and business leaders will come together to celebrate ArtWorks’ milestone of delivering the highest quality arts programming to hospitalized children throughout the New York Metropolitan area for 10 years.

The event will take place at the glamorous Dream Downtown Hotel at 355 West 16th Street, NYC. The evening will feature cocktails and passed hors d’oeuvres, music by DJ, and a live auction conducted by renowned auctioneer Nicholas D. Lowry, President of Swann Galleries.

The space will showcase artwork created by ArtWorks’ inspiring children which will be included in the auction. Additional items include VIP Tickets for the Giants and Mets, VIP tickets to The View, Soul Cycle spinning series, select pieces from Charlotte Ronson and Helmut Lang apparel, and much more! ArtWorks is delighted to receive in-kind products for this event from Baked by Melissa, Wodka Vodka, Alchemia Vodka and Lakeville Wines.

Among our prestigious donors, ArtWorks is thrilled to have the support of The Russell Berrie Foundation, Henry and Myrtle Hirsch Foundation, The Kaufthal Family, Fred & Gertrude Perlberg Foundation, Adam Hirsch, and Little Wisco.

The Art Auction Benefit is ArtWorks’ biggest fundraiser of the year. All proceeds enable ArtWorks to expand and enhance its creative and performing art programs, allowing many more children with serious illnesses, and their siblings, to experience the healing power and joy of the arts.

ArtWorks is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing children and young adults suffering from chronic and life-threatening illnesses, and their siblings, access to creative and performing arts programs that encourage the use of the creative process as a vehicle for healing, communication, self-expression and personal development. ArtWorks seeks to empower, validate and honor these children by offering them the hands-on experience and materials with which to create, as well as the opportunity to publicly share their artistic accomplishments.