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Sunday, May 31, 2020


“The Art Affair” Annual Gala to be held on Oct. 5

By: Contributed Photo
Joseph Fratesi and Thomas Wright of Atlas Studios, a design and manufacturing firm.
GOSHEN - The Orange County Arts Council announces its annual gala, The Art Affair, saluting the contributions of Atlas Studios in Newburgh, Barry Lewis, former Executive Editor of the Times Herald-Record, and Guidecraft of Tuxedo Park, on Saturday, October 5 from 6 - 10 p.m. at the Palacio, 1700 NY-17M, Goshen.
This year's theme is “Hacienda de Cards,” featuring an evening of games ranging from poker to an escape room designed by Amy Lewis-Sweetman, plus large-scale games designed by Janet Howard-Fatta. Barbara Martinez, Executive Director of Goshen Chamber of Commerce serves as the Game Host. Master of Ceremonies will be Anthony Davidowitz, Storm King Art Center.
Music will be provided by the String Trio of New York.
Tickets are $110-$250; table of eight is $1000. Sponsor opportunities are also available. Proceeds from this event support Orange County Arts Council's programming, grant funding and arts support services.
Honorees were chosen by the Orange County Arts Council's board in recognition of their contributions to the arts and their ability to make a difference in the lives of many people through their work.
The evening event includes such casino favorites as blackjack, roulette and Texas Hold ‘em, and tapas-style dinner, cocktails and non-alcoholic beverages. Local artists will craft unique centerpiece designs which will be available for purchase. Music is provided by the String Trio of New York. All attendees will receive $10,000 in “Fun Chips” to play the event's games and win tickets for raffle prizes. Additional tickets will also be available at the event. Themed gift baskets, gift certificates to local business and more are some of the prizes players can win.
For more information on Orange County Arts Council, The Art Affair, workshops, opportunities for artists, memberships and more, please visit or call (845) 202-0140.

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