Dubuque's ART Gumbo tomorrow! PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Paula Neuhaus   
Wednesday, 20 June 2012 13:58
Mark your calendars for the most innovative (and affordable) way to be a patron of the arts...ART GUMBO Soup Dinner! This week, Thursday, June 21 from 6-8 PM at St. Mark Community Center, 1201 Locust St.

What is it?
ART GUMBO is a quarterly soup dinner that offers a new way for artists to help fund their projects and for art patrons to invest in our arts community. Mixing the localvore movement with microfunding, ART GUMBO pairs local art with local food.

How does it work?
Artists/Creatives submit a brief proposal of their project. YOU are invited to the Art Gumbo Soup Dinner, pays $10  to review the grants, slurp soup, and vote for YOUR favorite proposal.  All proceeds collected go into the ART GUMBO microfund for the night. The proposal with the most votes is awarded the microfund. It's that easy! (Proposal packet it attached to this email...help us to save paper & resources by printing your own copy & bringing it with you to the dinner!)

When & Where?
Thursday | June 21| 6-8 p.m.
St. Mark Community Center, 1201 Locust St.
$10 (goes to the winning art projects)

Soup Du Jour?
  • Soup & Bread by L May Eatery
  • Sweet Treats by Cathy Dolphin
  • Craft Brew Tasting by Dubuque Society of Brewers

Want to read the proposals ahead of time?
  • March 22 proposal packet is attached to this email or visit the AG Blog to download.
  • You must attend the event in order to vote.

What's New?

  • Proceeds are awarded in a 70/30 ratio. 70% to the project with the most votes. 30% to the runner up.
FYI: Since our launch in September 2010 AG has funded 7 projects raising a total of $5,650for Dubuque art projects!  (Visit the AG Blog for all the news.)

See you tomorrow!!!!
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