Art Conspiracy announced today that it will donate $30,000 to Musical Angels as a result of November’s ArtCon 7. More than 1,600 people attended the event (maybe you stopped by the Art&Seek table?), during which locally made art was auctioned off to raise the money. Musical Angels provides piano lessons for kids in area hospitals.
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DALLAS – December 14, 2011 –Art Conspiracy is pleased to announce that it will donate $30,000 to its 2011 beneficiary, Musical Angels.
On November 12, Art Conspiracy 7 brought together more than 1,600 people to support Musical Angels and the Dallas art scene. Art Conspiracy harnesses the ideas, talent and time of artists, musicians and volunteers so that money raised during the hallmark event can have a huge impact on a different grassroots non-profit each year. This year’s beneficiary, Musical Angels, provides piano lessons to children in Dallas-area hospitals.
“Receiving such a generous donation from Art Conspiracy is not only one of the highest points in Musical Angels’ history but it is also and honor that will allow us to bring the healing power of music to more children in the Metroplex area and across Texas,” said Dr. Gustavo A. Tolosa, Founder and President, Musical Angels.
“It’s incredible that the time and creativity given to us by Art Conspiracy artists and volunteers will turn into the gift of music lessons for children in need for a long time,” said Erik Glissmann, Executive Director, Art Conspiracy. “Everyone involved with Art Conspiracy has had their lives bettered by the power of art and music and now we’re able to help pass that along to the children who are being served by Musical Angels.
In its seven years, Art Conspiracy has donated almost $140,000 to local non-profits that provide arts and music programming to small groups in Dallas. Previous beneficiaries have included Today Marks The Beginning’s MasterPEACE program, Resolana, PreservationLINK, La Reunion TX and St. Anthony Community Center.