Art for Children's Sake:
5th Annual Benefit for ICA and CHOP

The Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA) and the Friends of The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) are co-hosting Art for Children's Sake, a weekend-long exhibition and sale of fine decorative and functional crafts, including ceramics, jewelry, glass, metal, wearables, and other media by more than 30 juried artists. Celebrating its fifth year, Art for Children's Sake will be held at the ICA, 36th and Sansom Streets, on November 1, 2 and 3.

The proceeds from the sale benefit ICA's After-School Program for West Philadelphia public high school students and The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia's Child Life Department, which cares for young patients' special emotional and social needs during their hospital stay.
To kick off the event, a cocktail party with a preview of the works for sale will be held on Friday evening, November 1, from 6-10 p.m. Admission to the preview is $40 for ICA members and members of Friends of CHOP, $45 for non-members. Patrons receive two tickets and one limited edition gift for $140. To make reservations and tickets call Lauri Mufson at the ICA, 898-7108.

The show and sale continues Saturday and Sunday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., admission is $3, children under 12 are free. The event is sponsored by CIGNA Foundation, Commerce Bank, and Arthur Andersen & Co., S.C.

Pictured above: Painted and stenciled floorcloth, 52" x 52", by George Shinn, one of some 30 juried artists whose works will be on sale at the ICA November 1-3, to benefit children's programs at CHOP and the ICA. Drawing at right by Jackie Massey


Volume 43 Number 10
October 29, 1996

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