The recent Creative Women of Lansdowne art show was an unqualified success! Usually, art is a subjective, qualitative aspect of our community. Yet from the numbers below it was obviously a measurable success as well.
76 women artists in the show, ranging in age from 10 to 80 110 pieces of visual art in the gallery 12 poets and writers submitted 20 pieces of writing 400-500 attended the show opening on March 9 50 attended the community music, poetry and prose event on March 17 50-150 gallery people visited the gallery each of the four weekends the show was open to public in March 25 local elementary and high school students toured the show with their teachers 25% of the gallery artwork was sold during the show 10 volunteers donated approximately 200 hours of their time between January and March, doing the curating, hanging and staffing of the show, as well as editing and doing layout on the poetry and prose booklet $6,000 pro-bono and in-kind donations were made toward the show. $2,000 – the cost of the show (not counting regular paid, part-time staff)