Downtown Arts District Presents “Art After Dark” Semi-Formal Soiree For Young Professionals On Satur

Updated: Nov 10, 2019

WHAT:  Downtown Orlando’s dynamic cultural community, The Downtown Arts District, announce the return of its newest popular program “Art After Dark” Semi-Formal Soiree for Young Professionals.  Art After Dark introduces young professionals to the Arts District and its mission through social interaction, arts engagement and networking.  Guests will experience the celebration in a unique, creative setting by strolling through CityArts’ seven different galleries, while meeting emerging local artists and enjoying art engagement opportunities, including henna by AshRock Art, custom on-the-spot sketches by Simona Darshani Wiig, Zentangles station, woodblock printing by Jacoub Reyes, storytelling one-liners by Orlando Story Club and tarot card readings, a silent auction, music by DJ Lindsey Leigh and more.  Within the galleries, complimentary craft cocktails and gourmet lite bites will be served by local favorites, including Artisan’s Table, Lazy Moon Pizza, Mediterranean Blue, Old Forester, Castle Church Brewing, Ivanhoe Park Brewing Co. and more.

HOW:  Limited Early Bird tickets are $35 per person until August 10 (or until sold out), $40 online between August 11-23, or $45 at the door.  Art After Dark is a limited engagement with entry for 225 attendees.

WHEN:  Saturday, August 24, 2019 from 7pm-10pm.

WHERE:  Art After Dark is held at CityArts Orlando, 39 South Magnolia Avenue, Orlando, FL 32801.

WHO:  The Downtown Arts District is a dedicated nonprofit organization for advancing arts and economic development in the City of Orlando.  Established in 2000, the Arts District represents and serves the arts community by providing promotional and financial assistance to art and cultural venues, public art projects and signature events.  Comprised of a series of cultural communities, the Arts District encompasses the visual arts, literature, the performing arts including music, drama, film, dance and arts and culture-related retail businesses.

WHY:  The Arts District is the producer of a series of mission-based events and programs to heighten visibility for the arts including the monthly 3rd Thursday Gallery Hop and Art Walk, annual themed arts celebrations La Mascara and Dia De Los Muertos, Orlando Story Club, the award-winning network,, and much more.  In addition, the Arts District is the parent company to CityArts Orlando, Downtown’s collective of community art galleries, a photography studio and SAK Comedy Lab.

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