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Tomorrow, ART4AID to Host Photo Exhibit to Benefit Maasai Community in Rural Kenya

November 28, 2012 at 12:00 am | Lifestyle

Sandra Appiah

Sandra Appiah | Contributor, F2FA

November 28, 2012 at 12:00 am | Lifestyle

ART4AID, a not-for-profit organization, will hold a photography exhibit entitled: OLOSHO LE-MAASAI (Maasai Community) at the National Arts Club, 15 Gramercy Park South, New York, on Thursday, November 29th from 6:00-9:00pm.

The exhibit focuses on the Maasai community in Kenya, stressing the importance of education in remote communities around the world.

Proceeds from photographs sold at the exhibit will directly aid a Maasai community in Kenya.  “By purchasing photographs, a humanitarian value is added to the art piece as the proceeds go towards helping the communities where the original artwork was created. Art then gains a greater purpose,” said ART4AID founder, Carlo Zande.

WHAT:                        Photo exhibit focusing on the Maasai and the importance of education in remote communities.

WHEN:                        Thursday, November 29th, 2012         6:00 – 9:00pm

WHERE:                     National Arts Club, 15 Gramercy Park South, New York

WHO:                        ART4AID, members of a Maasai community, Kenyan Mission  to the United Nations, Italian Mission to the United Nations, The Urban League, the African Medical & Research   Foundation (AMREF)

About ART4AID

ART4AID is a not-for-profit organization, whose mission is to redefine the relationship between artistic expression and philanthropy. It is dedicated toward empowering children to reach beyond their current life circumstances and realize their potential while overcoming social inequities.

ART4AID promotes education to underprivileged children in remote communities around the world by providing school supplies and other resources that will give them a brighter future.

ART4AID also encourages social awareness and instruction to children in public schools in the United States through weekly digital arts workshops aimed at developing artistic and social skills for at risk youth.

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