2020 Theme “A New Dawn”
My Own Two Hands Community Celebration and Art Auction Fundraiser
May 8 – 9, 2020
This is a regional celebration of the arts and fundraiser for the music & arts programs of Sisters Folk Festival, Inc. Each year a theme is selected to inspire artists to create and donate a piece of art to be sold at the benefit auction in support of music and arts programming in the Sisters schools and community.
• Friday, May 9, 2020 – Community Arts Celebration Events
Parade – 4 pm on (route TBD)
Art Reception– 4 pm – 6 pm, auction artwork on display at Sisters Art Works and participating galleries
Free Concert – 6:30 pm at The Belfry Friday night!
• Saturday, May 9, 2020– Ponderosa Forge
Art Auction Fundraiser
For questions about auction tickets or general auction information contact Steven Remington, 541-549-4979, ext 3.
For questions about auction donations contact Crista Munro, [email protected].
“We get to see first-hand the difference a music, visual arts, or dance education opportunity can make in a child’s life. These opportunities are no longer available in most public schools.”
~ Steven Remington, SFF Development Director
• Sisters students and the entire community participate. The kick-off is the Community Parade on Friday afternoon with students from all three schools displaying their art.
• Donated artwork is displayed on Friday evening in participating businesses during the My Own Two Hands Art Stroll. Many stroll locations feature live music.
• The Community Arts Celebration on Friday night features a free concert at The Belfry and a slideshow of all the donated artwork.
• On Saturday evening, the Art Auction and Party is the highlight of the weekend with a silent auction, fast-paced live auction plus an upbeat band, all in an exceptionally funky and creative setting.