Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner will serve as the honorary chair of the Community Artists’ Collective’s “FestEve! A Night for the Arts” Friday, March 29, at the Glasscock School of Continuing Studies, Rice University.
Serving as co-chairs are Ashley Turner, Houston’s First Daughter and Bill Baldwin, city planning advocate dubbed “King of the Heights.” The Community Artists’ Collective will honor three outstanding members of the arts community. Winell Herron, H-E-B Group Vice President of Public Affairs, Diversity and Environmental Affairs, and Lester Marks, Houston’s Arts Czar, have been named Patrons of the Year, and Ann “Sole Sister” Johnson has been designated as Artist-in-Action for the Year.
The evening, which begins at 6:30 p.m., will feature local works of art, performing artists, a silent auction, hors d’oeuvres and cocktails. Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo will conduct the live auction.
The Community Artists’ Collective is a nonprofit 501(c)3 organization providing varied, high-quality programming, including exhibitions, historic preservation, tourism and education for children and adults within the greater Houston area.
Individual tickets begin at $150. Contact The Collective at 713-523-1616 or visit www.thecollective.org. [Organizer's description]