Arts Jam 2014 is an evening in celebration of the impact of music, theater, dance, visual and digital arts on a child’s educational success. Proceeds from the evening will go to support The Center for Arts Education, one of the leading arts education providers and advocates in New York City, and America’s Arts and Music Crossroads Center, which delivers creativity and career programs for underserved and homeless youth in the Pittsburgh region.
This special event will feature a cocktail reception, along with a live jazz performance and jam session. Available for auction will be 20 photographs from an array of acclaimed photographers, chosen specially for this event by Bruce Silverstein of Bruce Silverstein Gallery.
The honoree for the evening is Ramon Gonzalez, principal of Middle School 223 in the South Bronx, and a White House Champion of Change.
In accordance with the belief that arts should be accessible to all, tickets are only $100 per person. Click here to purchase.
ABOUT THE CENTER FOR ARTS EDUCATION
For nearly two decades, The Center for Arts Education (CAE) has led the effort to ensure every child in every New York City public school has access to a well-rounded education that includes the arts. CAE takes a unique approach, focusing on the delivery of model school and community-based programs, professional development and peer exchange, advocacy and public awareness.
ABOUT AMERICA'S ARTS AND MUSIC CROSSROADS CENTER
The America’s Arts and Music Crossroads Center, a division of the nonprofit Pittsburgh Gateways Corp, focuses on producing creativity and career programs for underserved and homeless youth in the Pittsburgh region. The Center engages professional artists and musicians to educate youth in public and private schools, summer camps, and train-the-trainer workshops. In collaboration with community partners, the Center also provides customized career coaching services.