WHAT: The grand opening of GenerousArt.org will raise money for Amala Foundation, Art Alliance Austin, Austin Child Guidance Center, Austin Creative Alliance, Austin School of Film, Big Medium, Cancer Connection, Center for Maximum Potential Building Systems, Communities in Schools of Central Texas, Emancipet, Foundation Communities, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, Meals on Wheels and More, Mental Health America of Texas, Mobile Art Program, Open Door Preschools, SafePlace, SIMS Foundation, Sustainable Food Center, and Texas RioGrande Legal Aid.
WHO: Featured artists include Stella Alesi, Jennifer Balkan, Jennifer Chenoweth, Eleanor Droll, Virginia Fleck, Carol Hayman, Melanie Hickerson, Felice House, Carolyn Kimball, Suzanne Lewis, Karen Maness, Richard Mansfield, Wells Mason, Emily Moores, L. Renee Nunez, Andrea Pramuk, Judith Simonds, Annie Simpson, and Jade Walker.
Listen to live music by the Robert Kraft Jazz Trio, while browsing and buying one-of-a-kind works of art. Come meet global design firm Gensler and tour their new offices in the W Hotel. Catering by Texas French Bread. Refreshments will be served.
WHEN: Thursday, September 29, 2011 from 5:30 p.m. until 8:30 p.m.
W Hotel, 3rd Floor
212 Lavaca Street, Suite 390
Austin, TX 78701
ENTRY: The event is free and open to the public.
ABOUT GENEROUS ART: The online art gallery is dedicated to donating 40% of sales to local nonprofits, and gives 40% to local artists, seamlessly supporting the Austin community.
ABOUT GENSLER: Gensler is an international group of architects, designers, planners, and consultants dedicated to the transformational power of design in improving the quality of life in the communities it serves.