817 W Peachtree St
Atlanta, GA 30308
7:00 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012
Neighborhood | Community
Please join us for DIGNITY ATLANTA, a photo auction and social innovation exhibit to benefit Acumen Fund
Where & WhenHypepotamus - Biltmore Hotel Building817 W. Peachtree St. NW, Suite A-110
Thursday, October 25VIP preview hour and auction of local artist works6pm-7pmGeneral admission7pm-9pm
FeaturingSpecial guests Megan Beck of Acumen Fund and Lucas Westby of Nuru ProjectStunning photojournalism for sale by Nuru Project, which uses art to support positive social change'Ten Things We've Learned About Tackling Global Poverty,' an exhibition of Acumen Fund's global investments in ventures that serve the poor in the developing worldSilent auction of fun and exciting items and experiences donated by your favorite Atlanta restaurants, bars, and social businessesComplimentary craft autumn cocktails and hors d'oeuvresLimited 6pm-7pm VIP silent auction of pieces by local artists: Mali Azima, who has won several awards for her design-forward photography and whose work has been featured in GQ, Elle Magazine, and Town and Country;Kelly Blackmon, a world traveling photographer who has snapped portraits for some amazing locals including Miller Union and Ted Turner;Gary S. Chapman, a world renowned photographer whose work has been featured in Getty Images, National Geographic, CNN, and Time magazine;James Crissman, a talented local photographer just returned from Liberia;Jason Francisco, an acclaimed photographer and current Associate Professor in the Emory University Visual Arts Department;Elaine Oyzon-Mast, a member of the dynamic Atlanta photography group LeahandMark.com, whose team is frquently present at the hottest events in town! General admission tickets $25VIP admission tickets$50 (includes 6pm-7pm private viewing, exclusive silent auction of local art, and reception with artists) All tickets include drinks and light hors d'oeuvresUnable to attend but would like to give? You can do so here. The following are a few of the gorgeous Nuru Project prints that will be for sale at DIGNITY:
ATLANTA+acumen is a volunteer-run chapter of Acumen Fund, a non-profit global venture fund that uses entrepreneurial approaches to solve the problems of global poverty. Our mission is to champion patient capital as an effective complement to traditional aid by building a community of like-minded individuals in Atlanta. Visit atlanta.plusacumen.org for more information
Acumen Fund is a non-profit global venture fund that uses entrepreneurial approaches to solve the problems of global poverty. Its aim is to help build financially sustainable and scalable organizations that deliver affordable critical goods and services that improve the lives of the poor. Visit www.acumenfund.org for more information.
Nuru Project leverages photography for social change in the developing world. Nuru raises charitable funds and public awareness through auctioning donated photographs at gallery exhibitions. Learn more at www.nuruproject.org Many thanks to our generous sponsors!
HortenCC Silent auction sponsors: LeahandMark.com 5Continents Gallery & An American In Paris
Sponsorships are available!Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org to become a cash or in-kind sponsor.
DIGNITY ATLANTA - Early Bird General Admission 25.00
DIGNITY ATLANTA - General Admission 35.00
DIGNITY ATLANTA - VIP Admission 50.00