Casinos around the globe do more than provide gaming entertainment and the possibility to make dreams come true for people entering their doors, they also support community efforts and expand the economic and cultural opportunities for the areas surrounding them. In the name of such efforts, the Philadelphia partners of Harrahs and the Art on Avenue of the States are joining forces in order to bring art to the attention of people from both far and wide. Anyone walking into Harrah’s Philadelphia will have the chance to view art by local artists. This display will be on constant rotation, allowing local artists a unique opportunity to have their work on display for the world. The focus of the exhibits will be on bold work whose expressive use of color will be in harmony with the surrounding excitement of the established environment. The stunning work that has been debuted by Art on Avenue of the States thus far has been enthusiastically received, and there are no plans of ceasing the parade of artists in the near future.
The Work On Display
For each exhibit, the gallery is featuring seventeen pieces by eleven different local artists. On top of these pieces and those finding their way into the lobby, Art on Avenue of the States is hosting special events that focus on the art in which people from the community can come and view the work in addition to having access to the artists that created the work. Many of these events also feature special talks by the artists as well. Prices and sizes of the work on display vary, typically starting at just around $500.
A Colorful Future
This new gallery is also focused on education and community outreach. There are workshops and performances that will be taking place throughout the future, sparking the interest of guests and creating numerous opportunities for the surrounding communities. This unique partnership is a huge opportunity for Art on Avenue of the States, a well established arts organizations founded by artists and run exclusively by artists in the region. The positive results for both organizations promise a relationship that will certainly be long-term.