International Arts Foundation’s Annual Fundraising Gala & Silent Auction

By November 7, 2016newsletter

We invite you to join us in the celebration of the International Arts Foundation’s Annual Fundraising Gala & Silent Auction. This year’s theme is The Essence of Africa.  The gala and silent auction will be held on Friday, December 9, 2016 at the EPIC Center Unforgettable Event Room from 7pm to 10pm. 3220 General De Gaulle Drive, New Orleans, LA.

The Annual Gala is the signature fundraising event for the foundation.  The generous support of corporate and individual donors is paramount to the foundation’s ability to implement cultural, civic, educational, and economic development programs, to benefit our community both locally and internationally.

The evening will begin with a VIP reception for sponsors where guest will have an opportunity to mingle and sample authentic African cuisine and sample an array of specialty wines and cocktails. The gala opens up to music of internationally acclaimed and New Orleans native Stephanie Jordan and flows into a buffet style dinner of exquisite New Orleans and African cuisine.  This year’s theme “The Essence of Africa,” identifies the importance of cultural diversity in the arts, education and music and increase awareness of the value of culturally diverse communities.  You can support the International Arts Foundation be securing a sponsorship, table or individual tickets please contact Dionne West at 504.367.1313 or  . Tickets may also be purchased through the foundations website at  Your tickets or contributions are tax deductible as the foundation is a 5019(c)3 non-profit organization.