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Wiregrass Museum of Art announces plans for Yard Party for Art 2017

Matt Boster

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Posted by: Matt Boster
Date: Jun 06 2017 7:34 AM

DOTHAN, Alabama - June 6, 2017- The Wiregrass Museum of Art (WMA) is pleased to announce that Yard Party for Art, an annual fundraiser for art education, will take place in the museum's garden on Saturday, August 12, 2017. The evening will feature an energetic lineup of live, original music from regional musicians, interactive art installations, yard games, great drinks, delicious food from local food trucks, and a chance to dance the night away at a one-night music festival to support and promote the arts in the community.

The 2017 event will feature performances by Young Natives (Pensacola, Fla.), Kick the Robot (Atlanta, Ga.), Kyshona Armstrong (Nashville, Tenn.), and The Old Paints (Birmingham, Ala.).  

Dothan's own microbrewery, Folklore Brewing and Meadery, will offer a craft beer tasting, and Cheers! bar service will have ice-cold beer and other beverages available for sale. Dothan's favorite food trucks will be lined up to offer crowd-pleasing snacks and dinner all evening long. Harley's Landing, a pop-up restaurant, will prepare Yard Party's annual gourmet Gold Plate dinner, to be held adjacent to WMA's garden at The Depot Off Main. 

Gold Plate tickets are $75 each and include dinner and admission to the Yard Party concert. Seats are limited and tickets will go on sale at WMA's front desk on June 16.

General admission tickets for Yard Party for Art will be available online at WMA's website and at the museum's front desk beginning June 16. Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 at the gate on the evening of the event. Gates will open at 6 p.m. and music will begin at 6:30 p.m.

For more information, call the Wiregrass Museum of Art at 334-794-3871.

Yard Party for Art is generously sponsored by Five Star Credit Union with support from Adams Beverages, Inc. and local CBS affiliate WTVY-TV.

About the Wiregrass Museum of Art

The Wiregrass Museum of Art inspires a lifelong appreciation for the visual arts by providing innovative educational programs that engage diverse audiences through the collection and exhibition of quality works.

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