Arts Blast Gala invites guests to an inspiring celebration of art and community. The proceeds support a bursary program that ensures equitable access to our arts education program for children and youth.
6:30 pm • Fresh Local Appetizers | Cocktail/Wine | Networking
8:00 pm • Special Performance: A collaboration between Kinshira, The Oot n’ Oots, and the Kids of Arts Blast 2019
9:00 pm • DJ | Dancing | Snacks | Cash Bar
The evening starts at 6:30pm with a cocktail reception and appetizers. Please arrive before 7:30pm to enjoy fresh local food over a drink and a chance to mingle with each other. At 8pm, everyone gets together in the Mary Irwin Theatre to celebrate art and its significance to our community with an arts extravaganza featuring glow artists Kinshira, a free-spirited, ridiculous, hilarious rock band the Oot n’ Oots and the Kids of Arts Blast 2019. From 9pm until midnight embrace the glowing ambiance and hit the dance floor to the music from our DJ.
This Year’s Theme
Arts Blast Gala turns the entire space of the Rotary Centre for the Arts into the deep blue ocean. Dive into the depths of your imagination and go on an evening journey from everyday life to a moment of creative blast.
Semi-formal / theme appropriate highlights encouraged
Why you should attend
Arts Blast’s mission is to celebrate, nurture and promote the Arts through diversity, entertainment and education. They strive to facilitate the transformation of lives through art. Join them for this fundraiser to support young people’s participation in artistic production. In 2019 their goal is to raise an endowment of $100,000 to establish a sustainable means of providing equitable access to our children’s arts education programs. They have never had such a fund, and this event kicks off that initiative.
Inspire: $50 ($20 tax receipt)
Ignite: $75 ($45 tax receipt)
Evoke: $130 ($100 tax receipt)
Luminary: $330 ($300 tax receipt)
Visionary: $500 ($470 tax receipt)