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Posted: August 29, 2013

Teachers Get Discounted Ticket Price for A is for Art!

Tickets for the fourth annual gala/student art auction presented by the APS Education Foundation can be purchased online for $19.

Photo by EHS senior Casey Alderete

APS teachers get a $6 discount on A is for Art! tickets on sale now. The fourth annual gala/auction is set for Friday, Sept. 20, at Hotel Albuquerque. Tickets for teachers are $19. All other adults pay $25 and tickets for students are $10.

The event will feature live performances and nearly 200 pieces of student artwork for auction including ceramic, jewelry, paintings and more. Proceeds go to the student artists, APS fine arts programs and to the APS Education Foundation.

A is for Art! will begin at 5 p.m. with hors d’oeuvres and the opening of the silent auction, which will continue throughout the evening. The ballroom opens at 6:15 featuring APS performing artists and special guest Mary Miranda, a product of APS and a contestant on last season's The Voice on NBC. We'll also have edible art food stations, plus a photo booth and more.

This year, the event is ticketless. Reservations may be made by logging on to the Foundation’s web site at and clicking on the A is for Art! registration form. Or, you can stop by the Foundation’s office at 6400 Uptown NE, Suite 630 East, from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday through Friday, or by calling 881-0841. Reservations must be made by Sept. 13.

For more information, contact Casaus at 878-6165.

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