JOHALLA PROJECTS INTRODUCES POCKET CHANGE: A PUBLIC ARTS FUNDRAISING SERIES
Saturday, August 24th from 6-8:30PM
The Empty Bottle
1035 N. Western Avenue
Chicago, IL 60622
Featuring artwork by Don’t Fret
CHICAGO — Johalla Projects is pleased to introduce POCKET CHANGE, an ongoing fundraising event series designed to benefit public arts projects in various neighborhoods of Chicago. The launch event at The Empty Bottle will take place this Saturday, August 24th from 6-8:30PM at the Empty Bottle at 1035 North Western Avenue. The event will enable street artist Don’t Fret to produce a neighborhood mural. $5 admission includes a PBR and DJ sets by local slow jams party Slo ‘Mo.It’s no surprise funding is a constant concern for many artists and public art projects.POCKET CHANGE aims to raise money for public arts projects in Chicago in a more accessible setting infused with entertainment and visual art.Each event at The Empty Bottle will cost $5 for admission, includes a complimentary PBR, and features a music performance. All money collected at the door will go directly to the event’s featured artist to produce a public art piece in Chicago.
The next event in the series will take place October 5th (featuring artists Heather Gabel and Matt Skiba). Johalla Projects is grateful to have support from its partners in this venture, including Empty Bottle, PBR, Alderman Joe Moreno, and Slo ‘Mo. RSVP on Facebook or pre-buy tickets here: https://www.facebook.com/events/637637549581773/
Tickets are also available at the door.