Press release below cut and pasted from an e-mail message announcing the event.
The Art for Tibet II Online Auction is now open: www.artfortibet.org
We’re excited to kick-off Art for Tibet II with an online auction and art preview beginning at 12pm (EST) today! Standing in solidarity with the Tibetan freedom struggle and persecuted artists, writers, and intellectuals in Tibet, more than 100 acclaimed international artists will be exhibiting works at this incredible event.
Online Auction: BID NOW!
Closes September 25th at 5pm (EST)
Art for Tibet II honors the work and rights of Tibetan artists living under repression in Tibet while highlighting the resilience of Tibetan culture in the face of China’s colonial oppression. Art for Tibet II celebrates the Tibetan people’s nonviolent creative cultural resistance while raising much-needed funds to continue the struggle for human rights and freedom in Tibet
The online auction is a great opportunity for activists and art aficionados alike to purchase original art while supporting the Tibetan freedom movement. All proceeds from the benefit auction will go directly to support Students for a Free Tibet’s work for Tibetan freedom. Help us spread the word by forwarding this email to friends who love art and Tibet!
If you’re in the New York area, don’t miss this one-time only event and please help spread the word to your friends and family:
Art for Tibet II – Silent Auction and Exhibition
Where: 353 Broadway, New York, NY 10013
Closing Auction & Live Art Benefit: Saturday, Sept 25th (5pm – 10pm)
Opening Night: Sept 21st (5pm)
Gallery Exhibit: Sept 21st – Sept 25th (noon – 5pm)
If you can’t attend but still want to support SFT and honor the achievements of the Tibetan freedom movement, you can make a secure online donation here.