6 Squared Fundraiser and Public Grand Opening

Press Release from the Brookings Arts Council

Contact person:           Heather Kuhlman


                                    605-881-7356 (cell)


3rd  Bi-Annual 6 Squared Fundraiser and Public Grand Opening to be held September 30th at the Brookings Arts Council


Imagine walking into an art show and seeing hundreds of 6X6 inch works of art each attractively priced at $20. This will happen at the Brookings Arts Council’s Bi-Annual 6 Squared Fundraiser and public Grand Opening scheduled for September 30th, 2017. This free event will bring artists and art lovers together for a fun and exciting visual art event in Brookings and is a fabulous opportunity to tour our renovated facility!


The Call for Art and details can be found on our website and is available at our building. Submissions will be accepted until September 15th.


A gallery show – featuring art pieces from across the country will begin on September 20th running through September 30th, the day of the event. This gallery showing will allow the public to view these incredible and eclectic works of art prior to the fun filled evening. Live music, face painting and refreshments will start the event off at 4pm on September 30th, with the raffle for 30 early buying positions starting at 5pm. Raffle numbers pulled will be provide each lucky recipient one minute of exclusive buying time with only 30 total tickets being drawn.


At 5:31, the Art Sale opens to all in attendance with all art works for sale for $20 each. Each piece will be on display, with artists names on the back of each piece, making it an exciting surprise when the buyer discovers who created their work of art.   Heather Kuhlman, Director of the Brookings Arts Council remarked, “ It is fun and exciting to watch our art lovers fall in love with an art piece and then flip it over at the time of purchase to discover if it is your favorite well known artist’s piece or introduces you to a new up and coming artist. It’s buying art not for the name, but because it spoke to you.”


Early buying raffle tickets can be purchased at the Brookings Arts Council for $5 a piece in advance and the evening of the event.


For more information please contact the Brookings Arts Council at 605-692-4177 or email at artscouncil@brookings.net or visit our website: www.brookingsartscouncil.org. The BAC is open Tuesdays through Saturdays, Noon to 5pm.