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DIGNITY ATLANTA, A Photo Auction + Social Innovation Exhibit Benefiting Acumen Fund - In Collaboration with Nuru Project
Thursday, October 25, 2012 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM (EDT)
Please join us for DIGNITY ATLANTA, a photo auction and
social innovation exhibit to benefit Acumen Fund
Where & When
Hypepotamus - Biltmore Hotel Building
817 W. Peachtree St. NW, Suite A-110
Thursday, October 25
VIP preview hour and auction of local artist works
- Special guests Megan Beck of Acumen Fund and Lucas Westby of Nuru Project
- Stunning photojournalism for sale by Nuru Project, which uses art to support positive social change
- 'Ten Things We've Learned About Tackling Global Poverty,' an exhibition of Acumen Fund's global investments in ventures that serve the poor in the developing world
- Silent auction of fun and exciting items and experiences donated by your favorite Atlanta restaurants, bars, and social businesses
- Complimentary craft autumn cocktails and hors d'oeuvres
- Limited 6pm-7pm VIP silent auction of pieces by local artists:
Mali Azima, who has won several awards for her design-forward photography and whose work has been featured in GQ, Elle Magazine, and Town and Country;
Kelly Blackmon, a world traveling photographer who has snapped portraits for some amazing locals including Miller Union and Ted Turner;
Gary S. Chapman, a world renowned photographer whose work has been featured in Getty Images, National Geographic, CNN, and Time magazine;
James Crissman, a talented local photographer just returned from Liberia;
Jason Francisco, an acclaimed photographer and current Associate Professor in the Emory University Visual Arts Department;
Elaine Oyzon-Mast, a member of the dynamic Atlanta photography group LeahandMark.com, whose team is frquently present at the hottest events in town!
General admission tickets
VIP admission tickets
(includes 6pm-7pm private viewing, exclusive silent auction of local art, and reception with artists)
All tickets include drinks and light hors d'oeuvres
Unable to attend but would like to give? You can do so here.
The following are a few of the gorgeous Nuru Project prints that will be
for sale at DIGNITY:
ATLANTA+acumen is a volunteer-run chapter of Acumen Fund, a non-profit global venture fund that uses entrepreneurial approaches to solve the problems of global poverty. Our mission is to champion patient capital as an effective complement to traditional aid by building a community of like-minded individuals in Atlanta. Visit atlanta.plusacumen.org for more information
Acumen Fund is a non-profit global venture fund that uses entrepreneurial approaches to solve the problems of global poverty. Its aim is to help build financially sustainable and scalable organizations that deliver affordable critical goods and services that improve the lives of the poor. Visit www.acumenfund.org for more information.
Nuru Project leverages photography for social change in the developing world. Nuru raises charitable funds and public awareness through auctioning donated photographs at gallery exhibitions. Learn more at www.nuruproject.org
Many thanks to our generous sponsors!
Silent auction sponsors:
5Continents Gallery & An American In Paris
Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org to become a cash or in-kind sponsor.
When & Where
Our Mission is to create a world beyond poverty by investing in social enterprises, emerging leaders, and breakthrough ideas.