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Shepard Fairey Returns to the Contemporary Arts Center for THE EVENT
A Lively Street Party Benefiting the CAC
Tickets Go On Sale Today
When: Saturday, May 22, 2010
Where: The alleys behind the Contemporary Arts Center, "Backstage District" (Gano Street & Ruth Lyons Lane)
What: THE EVENT, a unique spin on the Contemporary Arts Center’s annual benefit bash, brings the city together to celebrate the vibrant energy that contemporary art brings to the community. This pulsating, urban street party in the Backstage District behind the CAC, celebrates Shepard Fairey’s return to Cincinnati for a second round of outdoor muralworks in the region and the opening of Ernesto Neto: Allowed to Dance and Pat Steir: Wind & Stone.
$35 pre-sale / $40 at the door
Because space is limited, purchases are limited to 10 tickets per customer and ticketing is on a first come/first served basis. Ticketing is open exclusively to CAC Members through April 30. Remaining tickets will go on sale to the public May 1. Pre-sale purchasing ends May 21 at 6pm. Ticket pick-up is available May 1-21 at the CAC and shipping is available until May 18.
This ticket provides entry into THE EVENT street party (at 8pm for CAC Members or 10pm for the public)
*To ensure your place at the party and to avoid long lines at the door, pre-sale is strongly encouraged.
$175 pre-sale only
Because space is limited, purchases are limited to 10 tickets per customer and ticketing is on a first come/first served basis. This ticket is pre-sale only.Ticket pick-up is available May 1-21 at the CAC and shipping is available until May 18.
This ticket includes:
- Valet Parking
- Dinner by the bite at 6:30pm, followed by dessert with Raphaela Platow, CAC Alice & Harris Weston Director and Chief Curator, and artists Pat Steir and Ernesto Neto
- Ticket to THE EVENT (8pm entry)
- Access to Nicholson's patio and backroom amenities, reserved for these ticket-holders
8pm: Party starts early for Members
8-9pm Shepard Fairey signing for Members
9-10pm Shepard Fairey spins a private DJ set for Members
10pm: Party opens to the public
10-11:30pm Headlining DJ
11:30pm Final DJ set by Shepard Fairey
Alley Store: A satellite CAC Store in the alley will feature new OBEY merchandise and will be open until 1am.
CAC Lobby & Lower Level: The CAC restrooms will be open until 1am.
CAC Galleries: FREE and open to the public 8-10pm in celebration of Ernesto Neto: Allowed to Dance and Pat Steir: Wind & Stone.
CAC Store: Open until 10pm
Coat & package check will be available.