Are you a professional looking for a way to give back to the arts community? Then head over to ART7 Gallery on Oct. 9 for an informational happy hour hosted by the Arts Council of Fort Worth where you can find out about their Business Volunteers for the Arts (BVA) program. While you’re sipping that pinot you can learn about BVA’s goals for this year, as well as how your unique skills can be used to assist the various local artists and arts organizations that the Arts Council supports.
Want to know more? Check out the full press release below.
Arts Council of Fort Worth Seeks Volunteers from Local Business Community
Informational happy hour on Oct. 9
WHO: Arts Council of Fort Worth
WHAT: Fort Worth Business Volunteers for the Arts happy hour
WHEN: Thursday, Oct. 9 from 6:30-8:30 p.m.
WHERE: ART7 Gallery, 2956 Crockett St., Fort Worth
WHY: The Arts Council of Fort Worth is seeking volunteers for its 2014-2015 Business Volunteers for the Arts (BVA) program. Fort Worth professionals are encouraged to attend the informational happy hour event on Oct. 9 to learn more about the partnership between the local arts and business communities, as well as how to utilize their skills to get involved with BVA.
BVA’s goal is to bring the knowledge of the business world to the needs of the nonprofit arts community to benefit all who are involved; volunteers will gain leadership experience and a broader network while the Arts Council acquires new expertise to continue assisting local artists and arts organizations.
RSVP requested at www.eventbrite.com/e/fort-worth-business-volunteers-for-the-arts-happy-hour.
Please visit www.artsfortworth.org/bva for more information.
ABOUT THE ARTS COUNCIL OF FORT WORTH
The Arts Council of Fort Worth was formed in 1963 to provide funding and leadership, in order to stimulate and assure the advancement of the arts throughout the Fort Worth community. Today, the Arts Council is a dynamic, multi-faceted arts agency. It serves artists, arts organizations and the community with programs that help shape the arts, and that have a significant impact on the quality of life in Fort Worth. The Arts Council programs address three main areas: advocating for and funding local arts organizations; providing first class public art services; and managing the Fort Worth Community Arts Center as an accessible venue for the community.