The Pensacola Museum of Art will host Culture Club on Thursday, April 7th from 5:00 pm to 7:30 pm for young professionals. September’s featured local artists are the Tagged 2011 student exhibition award winners from the University of West Florida. Featured entertainment provided by the Pensacola Opera.
Featured artists will be UWF students; Daniel McSwain, Kyla Mucci, Alesia Hoyle, Gregory Hyzy, Michael Bradley, Mia McCann, Le Milford, Brandon Hicks, Carleton Haack and Whitney Dalton.
The Pensacola Opera Artist in Residence Program will be performing throughout the evening. This program provides training and experience for young opera professionals. In residence from January to April, these artists form the casts of the two educational operas that tour in schools, perform and sing for numerous community performances. The Pensacola Opera Artist in Residence Program provides training and performance experience for young opera professionals. In residence from January to April, these artists form the casts of the 2 Educational operas Pinocchio and Your Opera in a Trunk that tour in the schools, perform or cover lead and comprimario roles on the main stage, and sing for numerous community performances. They reach an average of 1000 children a week through our educational operas.
Culture Club is a dynamic monthly social gathering targeted at the “21-45-ish” crowd interested in mixing and mingling amidst the cultural atmosphere of the Museum. An alternative to the bar scene, Culture Club get-togethers offer complimentary beer, wine and hors d’oeuvres. Don’t forget PMA members now have a bottom-less bar at every Culture Club event. Each month features a one night “mini-exhibition” by an emerging, award-winning artist (or artists) and live entertainment. Culture Club is free admission with a business card or by sign up for those at least 21 years old with ID. Culture Club will be held at the Museum of Art at 407 South Jefferson Street, Pensacola. Numerous raffle prizes will be given during the evening. Food will be provided by Sluggo’s Vegetarian Restaurant. Monthly Culture Club sponsors are Ballinger Publishing and Inweekly.
For more information about Culture Club or the Museum, call (850) 432-6247. Museum hours: Tuesday-Friday 10 a.m.-5:00p.m.; Saturday Noon – 5:00p.m; closed Sunday and Mondays. Admission is $5 for adults & $2 for students & active duty military. Tuesdays, admission is free. Visit the Museum at www.pensacolamuseumofart.org or “like” us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/pensacolamuseumofart.