You Are Invited To
A Weekend of Art Hosted at the
Polish Museum of America to Benefit
Friday, Sep 30 • 7-11PM
Saturday, Oct 1 • 12-7PM
Sunday, Oct 2 • 12-6 PM
Art Work by local Polish Artists, food & drinks, music
Free parking in museum lot
Wednesday, August 24, 2011
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact Info: Joanna Zelaya
Gift from the Heart/Dar Serca Foundation
Jan M. Lorys
Polish Museum of America
“Art for Heart” to Benefit Gift from the Heart Foundation and The Polish Museum of America
Art for Heart – A weekend of art to benefit The Polish Museum of America and Gift from the Heart Foundation, assisting children with disabilities since 1988: Fri – Sun, Sept. 30-Oct. 2.
CHICAGO-August 30, 2011-Art lovers and kindhearted individuals are invited to view the latest works by renowned contemporary Polish artists and enjoy an evening of entertainment and culture while helping raise funds for European children with disabilities and supporting a world-renown museum during the “Art for Heart” exhibition, Friday, Sept. 30 through Sunday Oct. 2, 2011.
Gift from the Heart Foundation (Dar Serca) and The Polish Museum of America have united to organize a fundraising weekend of art to present the works of several innovative and distinguished Chicago-area Polish artists, ranging from painters to sculptors to photographers. All artwork will be available for sale. Come meet the artists and enjoy a night of music and appetizers, including a cash bar, at the Opening Night Reception on Friday, Sept. 30 from 7-11 p.m. at The Polish Museum of America, located at 984 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago, IL. The museum will also be open Saturday from 12-7 p.m. and Sunday from 12-6 p.m. Each day promises a variety of art and music for guests from throughout the community. Admission is $5 and additional funds will be raised from sales of art and a cash bar. Souvenir event books will also be available. All proceeds will jointly benefit Gift from the Heart Foundation (Dar Serca) and The Polish Museum of America.
Gift from the Heart Foundation, or Dar Serca, is a non-profit 501 (c) organization that helps children with disabilities receive the medical treatment that they urgently need. The Foundation brings seriously ill and disabled children from European countries to the US and helps them receive high-quality medical care and treatments that are unattainable in their home countries. Over the past 20 years, Gift from the Heart Foundation has helped several hundred children receive modern medical treatments from the highest-quality clinics in the United States.
The Polish Museum of America is one of the oldest and largest ethnic museums in the United States and offers visitors a range of exhibits, resources and activities related to Polish history, culture and heritage, as well as Polish-American history. Its all-inclusive exhibits and cultural events are both educational and entertaining while supporting the entire community. It’s Library
and extensive Archives
have rendered invaluable services to historians, researchers, students and genealogists.
Dar Serca/Gift From the Heart Foundation:
The Polish American Museum: