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Thursday, April 30, 2009

ART STREET in Healdbsurg


Plaza Arts Center hosts Celebrate the Arts on "ART STREET" on Saturday, May 9 as part of Celebrate Healdsburg 2009, a food, wine & art event on the plaza and surrounding streets.

Join Plaza Arts Center on this special day when Plaza Street is transformed into "ART STREET" complete with an Art Fair, Art Raffle and Art Demonstrations, Art Education, activities and fun for both children and adults.

Events on "ART STREET" from noon until 6 p.m. on May 9 include:

"Own Original Art for $5" - Art Raffle:

This is your opportunity to own an original piece of art or jewelry for $5 a chance. Each ticket is $5 or $20 for 5 tickets. Tickets can be purchased at the gallery or from any of the gallery Artists. There are 12 beautiful works of art and jewelry available for you to select from. Each of your purchased raffle tickets will apply towards a separate drawing on one of these works. So, you can buy tickets for as many artworks as you like. Stop in at the gallery at any time to view the artwork or visit "ART STREET" during Celebrate Healdsburg. The raffle drawings will be held at 5 p.m. on Saturday, May 9 at the gallery.

Art Fair: Plaza Arts Center Resident and Associate Artists, Members and invited guests will be displaying their artwork, jewelry and crafts at the Art Fair.

T-Shirt Painting: There will be a t-shirt painting in a booth for children and adults. $15 includes a t-shirt and all the painting materials.

Mural Painting for Children: We will have a free mural painting activity for children. Late afternoon, we will auction off the mural!

Plaza Arts Education Program: Free demonstrations and activities promoting our summer art classes.

In the gallery: The annual Plaza Arts members show themed, "As You Like It" is on display in our gallery. There are over 60 members exhibiting in this show. The works of our Resident and Associate Artists are also on display in the gallery.

Plaza Arts Center is a non-profit, community gallery and arts center dedicated to enriching the artistic life of our community through art classes for youth and adults, gallery shows and social events, and support of local school art programs.

Plaza Arts Center is located at 130 Plaza Street, Healdsburg is open daily from 11 a.m. until 5 p.m. Beginning May 1, we will be open on the first Friday of every month for ArtWalk from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. For more information, please visit our website at or contact the gallery at (707) 431-1970.

Oil Painting by Gerald Stinski for Raffle.

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