NEW YORK CIVIL LIBERTIES
UNION YOUNG PROFESSIONALS HOST
JUST ART 2010
AT TWELVE 21
(12 WEST 21ST
24 AT 7PM
New York, NY - The New York Civil
Liberties Union (the New York State affiliate of the ACLU)
Young Professionals committee will host JUST ART 2010, an
art exhibit and silent auction to benefit the NYCLU, at
(12 W. 21st St. in Chelsea) on Thursday,
June 24 at 7 p.m.
Admission is $25 in advance, $35 day of, and includes an
open bar. Tickets can be purchased at
This third annual event will raise funds for the NYCLU's
advocacy and policy work. As part of the fundraising
effort, 18 prolific and emerging artists, working in diverse
mediums, will exhibit artworks speaking to pressing New York
civil liberties issues: reproductive rights, censorship,
immigration reform, racial profiling and privacy.
The exhibit will be installed at Twelve21 gallery space
for one night only. All artwork will be available for
purchase as part of a silent auction benefiting the NYCLU.
Guests will also have the opportunity to bid on items such
as vacation packages and one-of-a-kind Broadway experiences.
Just Art 2010 is curated by
and sponsored by
Featured Artists include
Jane LaFarge Hamill,
Jack Howard-Potter and
Carly Ivan Garcia.
The New York Civil Liberties Union (NYCLU) is one of the
nation's foremost defenders of civil liberties and civil
rights. Founded in 1951, the NYCLU is a non-profit
organization with a mission to defend and promote the
fundamental principles and values embodied in the Bill of
Rights, the U.S. Constitution and the New York Constitution,
including freedom of speech and religion, and the right to
privacy, equality and due process of law for all New
The New York Civil Liberties
Union Young Professionals is a new program that engages New
York City's young professionals between the ages of 24 and
40 in defending the civil liberties of all New Yorkers
through raising awareness of the NYCLU as well as funds
through their two main annual fundraisers, Just Art and the
Big Gay Variety Show which took place at (Le) Poisson Rouge
earlier this year.