As Streaming Reflections and enLIGHTen come to a close, I am reflecting on the impact it has made. There is a ‘wow’ factor, a true enlightening experience. The range of wonderment has been wide, from finding adults sitting deep in meditation engulfed in the changing colors of Bert Leveille’s installations, to filling the galleries with inquisitive elementary school students. Usually our gallery is lit with spot lights directed solely on the art, but here you enter a dark ethereal world with spiraling lights. If you haven’t seen it, try to come before June 8th!
Caren Helene Rudman, Curator
And I was lucky enough to host an event at TACHP during this incredible exhibit! BONUS
Every summer in June, The Art Center Highland Park hosts our Festival of Fine Arts. Here’s a short video to set the mood.
Check out this video.
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On May 3rd TACHP hosted it’s annual benefit, titled ‘Expanding Our Horizons’. We had food, cocktails, entertainment, activities, a silent auction, two honorees and Channel 5 News anchor, Zoraida Sambolin as guest host. We exceeded our goals, hosted over 250 people and, in general, we considered it a success and all took a deep breath Friday night when it ended.
Then MONDAY we started working on the Festival of Fine Arts (June 22, 23 in front of TACHP, extending to Central and a block east and west). We also had the Wine Stroll, Uncorked, with the Chamber of Commerce and Friday, May 17 (tonight as this is being written), we have the artist reception for Streaming Reflections and enLIGHTen, featuring the work of artist Bert Leveille and many others. Continue reading “Can we be TOO busy?”