Sharon Arts Selected by New Hampshire Business Committee for the Arts as Partner for Annual Awards May 16th
Sharon Arts Center Selected as Non-Profit Partner by New Hampshire Business Committee for the Arts for Annual Awards Gala May 16, 2011 in Manchester, NH
The Sharon Arts Center is pleased to announce their selection by the New Hampshire Business Committee for the Arts as their showcase partner for the 27th Annual Business in the Arts Award Gala to be held at the Radisson Hotel in Manchester, NH on Monday, May 16th at 5:30 pm. As the event’s showcase partner, Sharon Arts will select and display a different work of art by a juried New Hampshire artist at each table as a reminder to attendees of the beauty and diversity of New Hampshire’s artists and crafters.
“At a time in our state where support for the arts is threatened, Sharon Arts Center is proud to participate as the featured organization in the 2011 Business in the Arts Awards gala,” said Melanie McDonald- Sharon Arts Center’s Director of Community Outreach and Communications. “So many businesses across the state provide strong financial and in-kind support to needy non-profits and it’s exciting to be such an integral part of an event that trumpets that message.”
The gala will also honor the thirty New Hampshire businesses nominated for this year’s awards. The evening highlights a celebration of business support for the arts and entertains with a performance showcase of drama, literature and music. The grand finale is the announcement of the award winners. For a list of this year’s nominated businesses, please visit the New Hampshire Business Committee for the Arts website at http://www.nhbca.com.
“As we promote the role of arts and culture in sustaining vibrant communities we look to include those organizations who work in one region is a model for statewide focus. We chose the Sharon Arts Center as our featured organization to display centerpieces for the 2011 Business in the Arts Awards because of their excellent impact in the Monadnock region and leadership as such for the state,” stated Joan Goshgarian, director of the New Hampshire Business Committee for the Arts.
For more information, or to reserve tickets for the May 16 gala, contact the NHBCA at 603 224-8300 or email@example.com. Tickets are $75 each; tables for 10 are $750.
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About the New Hampshire Business Committee for the Arts
The New Hampshire Business Committee for the Arts (NHBCA) was formed in 1985 to educate, motivate, and recognize business support of and participation in the arts. It has 60 dues paying members and operates a variety of programs and projects to encourage and involve businesses in the arts. http://www.nhbca.com/
About Sharon Arts Center
The mission of Sharon Arts Center, a non-profit organization, is to engage the community in the artistic process, to support and serve artists and craftspeople, and to foster the relationship between artists and the community through education, exhibitions, the promotion and sale of art and craft, as well as through special programs and events.
Sharon Arts Center offers a wide variety of art classes and programs in the school facility in Sharon, NH, a Fine Craft Gallery, a Juried Artist Member Gallery, and an Exhibition Gallery at Depot Square.
The Sharon Arts School is located at 457 Route 123 in Sharon, NH. Classes take place Monday-Thursday from 10am-9pm, Fridays from 10am-4pm, and on select weekend days. The Student Shop is open during school office hours, Monday-Friday 8:30am-4:30pm.
Sharon Arts Center is sponsored in part by: The New Hampshire State Council on the Arts, The National Endowment for the Arts through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, The Susan A. & Donald P. Babson Charitable Foundation, The Bean Foundation, The Max & Victoria Dreyfus Foundation, The Grimshaw-Gudewicz Charitable Foundation, The Kingsbury Foundation, The Putnam Foundation and art lovers like you!