Join us on Sunday, September 25, as we celebrate 40 years of BOA Editions with a Benefit Birthday Bash! Open to the public, the party will feature award-winning author Janice N. Harrington, whose new book Primitive: The Art and Life of Horace H. Pippin, will be released by BOA in October 2016. Show your support for BOA by celebrating with us! PURCHASE TICKETS
50 Anderson Avenue
Rochester, New York 14607
ART & POETRY TALK WITH THE AUTHOR
3:00PM - 4:00PM: For this exclusive workshop and discussion, award-winning poet Janice N. Harrington will present a Visual Thinking Strategy session on a painting by the artist Horace H. Pippin, the best-known African American artist of his time. Harrington will discuss the forces that drive us to make art, and the way that Pippin’s art provokes memory and intense engagement with history and with the sensual world. (VIP Experience ticket holders)
POETRY READING & BIRTHDAY BASH
4:30PM - 7:00PM (DOORS OPEN AT 4:00PM): Poetry reading by Janice N. Harrington, followed by a BOA birthday party with exquisite hors d'oeuvres and desserts, birthday cake, wine and beer (with complimentary drink tickets), a cash bar, discounted books, a champagne toast, and more!
Can't make it to the event? You can still support BOA by purchasing raffle tickets! Raffle tickets are only $10 and will go on sale here on September 19. Click here to see what you can win! Raffle winners will be announced at the event, on social media, and by email. No limit on raffle tickets.
Thank you to our generous event sponsors!
- Armbruster Capital Management, Inc.
- Boo Poulin, Jeweler
- Canandaigua National Bank & Trust
- The College at Brockport, sponsored by the School of the Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences
- Finger Lakes Community College, sponsored by the FLCC Humanities Department and The Finger Magazine
- Gates Automotive
- Midtown Athletic Club
- Monroe Community College
- Open Letter Books
- Pittsford Family Dental
- Richard Margolis Art & Architectural Photography
- Rochester Area Community Foundation
- St. John Fisher College
- State University of New York at Geneseo
- Stokes, Visca, & Company, LLP.