Art Against AIDS


Saturday, December 6, 2014, NO/AIDS Task Force will present the 27th annual Art Against AIDS art auction and holiday gala at TBA.

Art Against AIDS, one of New Orleans’ premier visual arts and civic events, will once again take place at the New Orleans Museum of Art from 8:00 pm to midnight. 

This exciting holiday gala benefits NO/AIDS Task Force and features a silent auction of juried art pieces by acclaimed artists.  For the first time, it will also include “Paper Prayers” – an art form based on the Japanese custom of offering strips of painted paper as prayers for healing the sick  – created by artists, school children and local celebrities.  The gala also features food from some of New Orleans finest caterers and restaurants, live entertainment, and a disco under the stars to dance the night away!

Our regions rich cultural community provides the perfect frame for Art Against AIDS. It was this community that came together in 1987 in response to the early devastating effects of the AIDS epidemic in the New Orleans area to found this event. Today Art Against AIDS is one of the city’s premiere holiday galas, spotlighting the eclectic collection of the area’s visual arts community and their works, the culinary arts featuring some of New Orleans’ finest restaurants, and entertainment provided by the best of the city’s nightlife—all under one roof. To date, Art Against AIDS has raised over $1.5 million to support the vital services of the NO/AIDS Task Force.

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Art Against AIDS, the city’s most exciting gala event and art auction will be held at the New Orleans Museum of art on Saturday, December 7th.   This year’s theme, “Young at Art” is a highlight of a year-long celebration of art programs for our clients generously sponsored by Chevron.

For more than a quarter century, Art Against AIDS, started by Arthur Roger as a sale of ornaments displayed in his gallery, has been a kick-off to the holiday season, raising more than $2 million for AIDS awareness and services for people affected by HIV and AIDS.

Our Honorary Co-Chairs, artists Sarah Ashley Longshore, and David Harouni, invite you to join us for an evening of great entertainment with headliner band “The Honorable South”, burlesque performances including cast members of “Broadway Bares,” dance routines by “The Sirens of New Orleans,” food donated by local restaurants & caterers, a stellar silent auction of art, a Holiday Boutique…and dancing under the stars to the music of DJ Robbie Martin!   Tickets for this event are on sale now and are expected to sell out quickly.  Join us as at the Patron level and enjoy an evening of food, libations, and music provided by the St. Michael’s Special School Bell Choir.   The Patron party will be held, Wednesday, November 21, 2013 from 6:00 – 9:00 pm at the Louisiana Children’s Museum.

Art Against AIDS gala tickets start at $85; Patron ticket levels ranging from $200 to $1000.  Tickets can be purchased by calling (504)821-2601 ext. 216, online, or in person at the Task Force’s main offices at 2601 Tulane Avenue, 5th floor.  Don’t be left out, purchase your tickets today!

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