Make Mother’s Day Special at Snap!

by patrick on April 23, 2011

This Mother’s Day, give the special mother in your life a truly unique, heart-warming and inspiring experience.

Snap! Orlando is hosting a catered Mother’s Day Youth Art Reception on Sunday, May 08 from noon-5pm with special guest and “Mother of Honor”  Kathy Eldon, who transformed her grief over the death of her son, artist/journalist Dan Eldon, into a celebrated global movement to engage youth in creative artistic expression. Kathy’s award-winning efforts have collaboratively linked her to Oprah Winfrey, President Barack Obama, Julia Roberts, Anderson Cooper, and Hillary Clinton, as well as other creative minds around the world.

Kathy Eldon is an executive producer on Julia Robert’s forthcoming special “Extraordinary Mothers” airing on the Oprah Winfrey Network on Sat, May 07, (while she is here at Snap! Orlando) from 8-9:30 EST

 

As part of our 2011 programming, Snap! is offering a FREE Youth Photography Workshop for local teens, inspired by the vibrant creative collage journals of Dan Eldon. (NOTE: The Youth Photography Progam takes place 4/30 & 5/1. If you know a teen who would like to participate for free. Please, contact us.) 

On Sunday, May 08, at our Mother’s Day Youth Art Reception, Kathy Eldon will join us at the GAI Building for the unveiling of the teen participants’ art work.  Kathy will be present to meet our youth artists, celebrate their work, and encourage their future artistic efforts. Event admission also includes:

  •  access to the full Snap! exhibition galleries, 
  • catered reception from noon-2pm,
  • Kathy Eldon book signing,
  • plus a FREE professional  “Mom & I” portrait, compliments of Kinzie+Riehm.

Tickets for this family-friendly event are $5 at the door per adult -or- are included in the price of a Snap! Weekend Pass. (Note: youth under 18, and parents of our youth program participants attend free). 

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