Thursday, October 18, 2012

Craft beer, food and art for NMWA

Posted By on Thu, Oct 18, 2012 at 4:36 PM

"Delta Phoenix" by Cheryl Moore.
  • "Delta Phoenix" by Cheryl Moore.

Delta Phoenix by Cheryl Moore.
  • "Delta Phoenix" by Cheryl Moore.

Support the arts and have a brewski tomorrow night at the Arkansas Committee of the National Museum of Women in the Arts' fundraiser, 6:30-9 p.m. at the Robinwood Bed and Breakfast, 2021 S. Arch St.

Back Forty Breweries is bringing the beer, to be paired with food, and Arkansas artist Cheryl Moore is bringing her painting "Delta Phoenix" to a silent auction. Arkansas Arts Center Director Todd Herman will be the honored guest and speaker.

Tickets are $40 a person or $75 for couples; attire is casual.

NMWA, in Washington, D.C., is the only major museum in the world dedicated to the work of women visual and performing artists. The Arkansas committee was formed by Ed Dell Wortz and Helen Walton.

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