3rd Street Gallery Annex exhibition, RED, to benefit the Philadelphia chapter of the American Heart Association™, this February 3rd – 26th, 2017!
3rd Street Gallery Annex is pleased to present RED, an invitational exhibition and sale of original artworks organized in partnership with the Philadelphia chapter of the American Heart Association (AHA) to generate awareness and support for the work of the American Heart Association and celebrate Philadelphia’s vibrant visual arts.
Participating artists include the members of 3rd Street Gallery and their invitees. All work will be 12″ x 12″, priced at $500 and under, and will feature the color red, which each artist will interpret in their own unique way. The theme highlights February as American Heart Month, as well as the AHA’s Go Red For Women campaign and Friday February 3rd, National Wear Red Day ™, which raise awareness of heart disease and stroke in women. A portion of the proceeds from the sale of works will benefit the American Heart Association.
3rd Street Gallery Annex, Located at: 45 North 2nd Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106, (215) 625-0993 Hours: Wednesday – Sunday, 12:00 – 5:00pm
First Friday, February 3rd, 5:00 – 9:00pm
First Friday Opening Event, 5:00 – 7:00pm. American Heart Association staff will be in attendance and available to answer questions about the AHA’s mission and about heart health. Participants are invited to wear red for the occasion.
Closing Reception, Sunday February 26th, 1:00 – 3:00pm. Refreshments will be served. Brief lectures on heart health will be featured, topics TBA.
3rd Street Gallery, an artist-run fine arts gallery, opened its first space in 1978 on the corner of 3 rd and Bainbridge in South Philadelphia. It has shown numerous artists since its inception and currently hosts fifty member-artists. These multigenerational, award-winning artists hold advanced degrees in the arts and sciences, work in diverse traditional and contemporary media, and have their works included in collections at museums, as well as in corporate and private collections.
The American Heart Association™ (AHA) is the nation’s oldest and largest voluntary organization dedicated to fighting heart disease and stroke. Founded by six cardiologists in 1924, the organization now includes more than 22.5 million volunteers and supporters. The AHA funds innovative research, fights for stronger public health policies, and provides critical tools and information to save and improve lives.
Thank you to Pia De Girolamo, 3rd Street Gallery for the content of this post.
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