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The Little Big Show
Crossroads Carnegie Art Center in Baker City is announcing a fantastic cultural tourism event in Baker City, Oregon in August of 2016. Opening on First Friday August 5, 2016 at 5:30 PM (PDT)- eight venues/galleries in Baker City will open simultaneously to sell amazing local and regionally produced art for $40.00 a work created by over 160 Artists. The show is scheduled to hang for the entire month and closes on August 28th—we anticipate the show will sell out.
The eight participating venues and their charities are:
Crossroads Carnegie Art Center, 2020 Auburn Ave Baker City- Proceeds go to the Crossroads Hand to Heart Scholarship Fund allowing children and adults to take classes at Crossroads regardless of financial consideration.
Short Term Gallery 1829 Main St Baker City- Proceeds going to two charities- The Baker Middle School Backpack Program providing backpacks of food every week for hungry families and the Baker Art Guild to support their numerous projects including Chalk It Up to Art and the We Like’M Short Film Festival.
Peterson’s Gallery and Chocolatier 1925 Main St Baker City- Proceeds going to the Baker County YMCA Youth Sports Programs assisting to keep costs low for all children and families to participate in the athletic endeavor of their choice.
Atelier Anders 1802 Main St Baker City—Proceeds going to the Baker Art Guild specifically to purchase Library Art Supplies for the Children’s Art Program.
Castle Gallery- 1933 First St Baker City- Proceeds going to the creation of Art Banners on the Resort Street as part of Historic Baker City, Inc.
Earth and Vine Wine Bar and Gallery- 2001 Washington Ave Baker City- Proceeds go to the Ronald McDonald House at Oregon Health Science University in Portland. Ronald McDonald Houses provide a home away from home for families while their child is receiving critical health services.
Copper Belt Tasting Room-1937 Main St Baker City- Proceeds go to Cub Scout Pack 422 in Keating, Oregon to purchase much needed art supplies for Scout and School projects.
Dot and Rosie’s-1798 Main St Baker City—Proceeds go to Baker High School Art Department for the purchase of needed supplies, materials and help in bringing artists into the classroom.
Baker City, OR is working very hard to expand its role as arts and cultural destination and with significant grant support has created this cultural tourism event. Each venue with support from their charity will offer music, food and refreshments—plus a few surprises along the way.
Grant funders: Oregon Arts Commission Arts Builds Communities and National Endowment of the Arts, the Autzen Foundation, Ford Family Foundation, Baker County Cultural Coalition, Oregon Cultural Trust, and the Leo Adler Foundation. Support has also been given by Base Camp Baker or Baker County Marketing.