Herberger Theater To Open Cancer Survivors Art Exhibit With Free Reception, January 4

The Herberger Theater Center (HTC), located at 222 E. Monroe in downtown Phoenix, invites the public to the free opening reception for Cancer Survivors Art Exhibit, an exhibit featuring work from Cancer Support Community Arizona's expressive arts program, on First Friday, January 4, 5:30-7:00pm. Meet the artists; enjoy music by Nick Heward and no-host bar in Bob's Spot Gallery Lounge.

Through collaboration with Cancer Support Community Arizona, cancer survivors and families affected by cancer share their journey through art. More than a year in the making, the exhibit unveils the power of artistic expression that creates a space for sanctuary, celebration and healing for the cancer community. Artwork from 37 Arizona artists will be on display in the Herberger Theater Gallery.

The artwork is on display through January 27. Sponsored by Billie Jo and Judd Herberger, the Herberger Theater Gallery is a self-funded exhibition program that promotes contemporary art by Arizona artists. Gallery hours are weekdays, 10:00am-5:00pm, during performances and by appointment. HerbergerTheater.org/art-gallery/

Park for $6 at the Arizona Center (Fillmore/Fifth Street) weekdays, after 5pm. Purchase validation at the Herberger Theater Box Office before the reception. For information on Cancer Support Community Arizona, reach out to McKenzie Simmons at 602-712-1009 or msimmons@cscaz.org. For information on the exhibit, contact Laurene Austin at 602-254-7399, Ext. 105 or laustin@HerbergerTheater.org.

About the Herberger Theater: Where Audience Meets Art

The Herberger Theater is a 501(c)(3) Arizona non-profit organization that supports and fosters growth of the arts in Phoenix as the premier performance venue, arts incubator and advocate. Opened in 1989 and fully renovated in 2010, the Herberger Theater offers three theater venues, art gallery, plaza and rentable event space for a variety of community uses. The Herberger Theater hosts a diverse range of dramatic, dance and musical performances; is home to local theater and dance companies; its gallery provides a venue for Arizona artists to present their works; and a plaza that hosts civic and arts events. Proceeds from annual fundraising benefits its Youth Outreach Programs, designed to give Arizona children (ages 3-19) opportunities to excel, learn and heal through experience with the arts. Over the last 29 years, four million patrons have enjoyed more than 15,000 performances at the Herberger Theater. HerbergerTheater.org

About Cancer Support Community Arizona

Cancer Support Community Arizona (CSCAZ) opened its doors to cancer patients and their loved ones in March 1999 to ensure that all people impacted with cancer are empowered by knowledge, strengthened by action, and sustained by community. With over 100 programs provided each month, CSCAZ provides free emotional, nutritional, and social support to nearly 3,000 individuals impacted by cancer each year, so that no one faces cancer alone. Visit www.cscaz.org to find out more information and how you can help.

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