A Taste of Freedom
5:30 PM17:30

A Taste of Freedom

You're invited to "A Taste of Freedom" Holiday Cocktail Reception on 12/2! Hosted by Bronx Connect ~ Justice Plus, sample foods from Harlem and Bronx based restaurants. Enjoy and purchase the works of local artists who support prison reform and closing Rikers Island. Network with friends who support the vision of prison reform and education over incarceration.

Please RSVP: https://taste-of-freedom.eventbrite.com/
$20 Suggested Donation: Please visit www.bronxconnect.org and click DONATE or send a Paypal gift to donations@bronxconnect.org

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Mateo Blu Travels
6:30 PM18:30

Mateo Blu Travels

Richmond, Va. Penn State Chapter

Matthew Rice continues to give more insight into his life’s journey; sports,

art, and reality intersected, brought him to this moment and the

underlying health issue that encapsulates it. Art to be shown will include

(Penn State Series, Life Lessons Series, Athletic Series, Blu Series

premiering original works Seizure, Open Minded, Block Me 3, In Virum

Perfectum, Mental Ocean)

A piece from each stage of awakening, to this moment represents a stage of self awareness…each piece, the epitome of each stage. The presentation now is the culmination of the process thus far.

This will be invite only event. If interested in our next Event or booking contact

us at (info@MateoBlu.com) or visit our official website MateoBlu.com

Invite Only

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Gallery Mannequin Release IV: An Introduction to Mateo Blu
7:30 PM19:30

Gallery Mannequin Release IV: An Introduction to Mateo Blu

Immerse yourself in the art world of Mateo Blu as he unveils his take on "Germaine" the prominent mannequin installation at For Rent Shoes. 

Previously designed by Solely Supreme, Joccy Baker, and Clare Elliott. You don't want to miss the fourth artist installation at For Rent.

Mateo will be featuring several art pieces and installations taking over the store for the holiday season. Shop his prints and original pieces starting at $40.

Attire: Inspired Street Chic
Wine, music, and good times free of charge!

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10:30 AM10:30

Smocks and Jocks Art Show

The Gene Upshaw Players Assistance Trust assists former players who are facing financial hardship due to unforeseen crisis, unaffordable medical situations and players who wish to go back to school to finish their undergraduate degrees.

Opportunity House is a community outreach program for underserved elementary-school age children in Avondale, Arizona. Eight years ago Opportunity House added an art class summer session for its students in conjunction with other local arts organizations.

Artwork from active and former players and others connected to professional football will be auctioned as part of the charity event.

TICKETS: The ticket hotline is 202-756-9168 or email smocksandjocks@nflpa.com

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