The Black & White Beaux Arts Ball
Rocky Neck Art Colony’s Annual Fundraiser
The Rocky Neck Art Colony invites the public to attend its annual Beaux Arts Ball on Wed., August 8, from 7-11 pm at the Madfish Grille, 77 Rocky Neck Ave. The theme is Black & White and creative costumes are encouraged but not required. A light buffet dinner, DJ and cash bar will be provided. Prizes will be awarded for the best costumes and there will be a silent auction featuring a large assortment of items including original art by Rocky Neck Art Colony members. Tickets are $30 for adults and $18 for children until August 1st. The price is $40/$25 after August 1st. Tickets are available at Imagine, 43 Rocky Neck Ave. Call 978-282-1346 for more info or to make a reservation.
The Beaux Arts Ball and auction is the major fundraiser for The Rocky Neck Art Colony, an organization dedicated to nurturing excellence in the visual arts and celebrating the artistic culture of Rocky Neck. Throughout the year, the Art Colony sponsors many free events that promote the arts on Rocky Neck including Nights on the Neck, a national juried art exhibit, Artist in Residence talks, and other lectures and exhibits.
About The Rocky Neck Art Colony
The Rocky Neck Art Colony is the oldest working art colony in the country, and has been luring artists to its picturesque shores for more than 150 years. Nearly all of the most notable 19th- and 20th-century American painters have painted on Rocky Neck at some point in their careers including Milton Avery, Theresa Bernstein, Nell Blaine, Stuart Davis, Childe Hassam, Hans Hofmann, Winslow Homer, Fitz Henry Lane, Maurice Prendergast, Mark Rothko, John Sloan, and many others.
Today, over 50 working artists display their work in Rocky Neck galleries and studios, exhibiting a wide range of styles and media.