13th Annual Refrigerator Art Auction & Gala to benefit the International School of Louisiana (ISL)
Saturday, October 1, 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Generations Hall, 310 Andrew Higgins Dr., New Orleans, LA 70130
Flamenco- 6:15pm, 7:00pm, 7:30pm, Aerial Silks 6:45pm, Middle Eastern Dance 7:00pm, Circus Arts 7:20pm
The Refrigerator Art Auction & Gala, named after a child’s first "Art Gallery," brings together local artists, musicians, and more than 300 guests for an unforgettable night of eclectic art, live entertainment, music, dancing, food, an international atmosphere and much more. Join us and celebrate the ISL community who makes immersion education possible!
Over 23 original Art pieces and 8 Fridge Doors converted into works of art make up the Art auction at this year's event. Artists featured in the Art auction include Craig Tracy, Terrance Osborne, Monty!, Steve Whatstyle, and Times Picayune Arts & Entertainment writer Doug MacCash.
General admission tickets are $75 each or $140 per couple pre-event or $100 at the door, inclusive of music, food, open bar, and auction.
To purchase your ticket or for more information: go to www.501auctions.com/fridgeartgala or call 504.229.4375.
Entertainment includes Shimmy Shakti Troupe, Liza Rose, David Chervony, Les Rebelles, and Micaela y Fiesta Flamenca.
Event proceeds help underwrite the Enrichment Programs at the International School of Louisiana, a tuition-free public charter school providing a language immersion education in French and Spanish. ISL has three campuses: Jefferson, Uptown, and Westbank.
The International School of Louisiana is the only tuition-free, multi-language immersion school in Louisiana. ISL is an “A” rated School by the Department of Education and was named a National “Charter School of the Year” by the Center for Education Reform. It is a State-Certified World Language Immersion School and received the School Award for Exemplary Education of Young Men of Color by the Coalition of Schools Educating Boys of Color. Students at ISL are introduced to the world’s rich cultural heritage through a rigorous and expansive education taught in French or Spanish. With its emphasis on international awareness, the celebration of diversity and community responsibility, ISL's unique curriculum strengthens basic academic skills as it prepares students for success in today's worldwide marketplace. Learn more at www.isl-edu.org