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RE:FORM SCHOOL pop up art exhibition

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RE:FORM SCHOOL pop up art exhibition

233 Mott Street
New York
October 9th, 2010 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Opening: September 29th, 2010 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

QUICK FACTS
EVENT TYPE:  
Tour
WEBSITE:  
http://reformschool.letsredu.com/
NEIGHBORHOOD:  
other
EMAIL:  
Anuschka.Senge@syndicatemediagroup.com
OPEN HOURS:  
Oct 9th - Oct 11th, 10am - 6pm

DESCRIPTION

About RE:FORM SCHOOL :
RE:FORM SCHOOL is a high profile, pop up art exhibition, event series, and public awareness campaign in support of Redu.com. It is designed to bring together and engage the creative community in the drive to reform the American public education system. Public education is positioned to have its pop culture moment in 2010.

Supported by artists such as Shepard Fairey, Chris Johnson, Jo Jackson, Swoon, Ron English, FAILE, Maya Hayuk and WK Interact, as well as over 100 others, the exhibition will feature their new works based on the shows 5 main themes: Knowledge is Power, Community, Teachers Inspire, Creativity and Innovation.

Leading up to the RE:FORM SCHOOL event series, artists nationwide were invited to submit their work to the below panel of judges – the 5 winners will have their artwork displayed in the exhibition alongside some of today’s most prominent artists.

Judges:
Russell Simmons – Def Jam Records
Shepard Fairey – Artist
Rosario Dawson – Actress
Davis Guggenheim – Director of “Waiting for Superman”
Ann Miller – Director of the Society of Illustrators
Wendy Kopp – Founder - Teach for America
Ivan Shaw - Photo Director – Vogue  


Event Series:
October 9th-11th, 2010
RE:FORM SCHOOL

Gallery Hours : 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Open to the Public – Number of Guests : 10,000 over the course of 3 days

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October 8th  7:00 pm – 11:00 pm - Preview Reception for Participating Artists, Media, Art Buyers, Celebrities, Sponsors, and VIP’s who will have a first look at the art. To be held in the School and open air Court Yard.  

October 9th – Day Time Program – incl kids workshops with WK Interact and FAILE

October 10th – Daytime Program – incl kids break dancing class with Ken Swift of the Rock Steady Crew


October 11th  - 8:30 pm - Midnight - Reception for Artists and Sponsors. Blowout event with live performance and DJ