Gulf Shores announces Art into Words event on September 21
On September 21 at 6:30 p.m., the Erie H. Meyer Civic Center will play host to Art into Words, a cultural evening celebrating different mediums and interpretations of art.
This second annual event is the result of a unique collaboration between the City of Gulf Shores, Gulf Coast Arts Alliance and the South Baldwin Community Theatre and will feature a four course meal prepared by Four Brothers Catering. Alabama Secretary of State John H. Merrill will be the master of ceremonies for the evening.
“The event will pair 5 artists with 5 playwrights who will write a short play based on a piece of art,” said Programs and Events Manager Brigette Reynolds. “These plays will be the centerpiece of an evening which will include dinner as well as a live and silent auction led by veteran auctioneer Pete Horton.”
Tuesday, August 15 will serve as the Match Party where artists and playwrights will be paired at the South Baldwin Community Theatre. Tickets for this exclusive event are $10 and offer patrons the chance to mingle with the artists and preview the art. The party starts at 6:30 p.m. Those who attend this event will have the opportunity to purchase a premium table for their entire party or individual tickets for Art into Words on September 21 before they go on sale to the public. Fans may purchase tickets to the match party online or in person at the South Baldwin Community Theatre.
Tickets for the main event, Art into Words, on September 21 at 6:30 p.m. are $50 and go on sale Monday, August 21 at 8 a.m. Fans may reserve a table for their entire party or purchase individual seats in the following ways:
Online - by visiting www.gulfshoresal.gov/ArtIntoWords.
In PersonI - Monday – Friday 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. and Saturday 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. by stopping by the City Store Box Office located at 1821 Gulf Shores Parkway, Gulf Shores, AL.
For more information, contact Erica Bassett with the City of Gulf Shores Special Events Division at 251-968-1434 or visit www.gulfshoresal.gov.