Monday, September 19, 2011
Westport Arts Center Sponsors Facebook Contest
Westport Arts Center Sponsors Facebook Contest Westport Arts Center is offering through Facebook a chance to win artwork by three well-known local artists: Janine Brown, Miggs Burroughs and Nina Bentley.
The artists have generously donated original works of art to help the Westport Arts Center build a fanbase. "Long-time WAC patron and Fairfield-based artist, Janine Brown, initiated this idea in an effort to help the Arts Center build its social media presence," said Alyssa Crouse, Westport Arts Center marketing director. "Facebook is an excellent way for us to communicate information instantaneously to people in the community, share links, and network in a unique way. We invite everyone in Westport and beyond to join WAC's growing network of fans and enter this exciting contest to win original works of art by artists that are recognized internationally."
To enter the contest, log onto your Facebook Profile at www.facebook.com. In the search window, type in "Westport Arts Center" and click on the option that comes up in the search window. At the Westport Arts Center Facebook, page click "Like" on the top of the page. Those who are already WAC fans will be automatically entered into the contest.
Three winners will be randomly selected in a drawing and announced via Facebook on Thursday, October 1.
The Westport Arts Center is a visual and performing arts organization dedicated to creating arts experiences that enrich the lives of area residents and the entire community. The Westport Arts Center is supported with funds from the Arthur and Heida Hermanns Holde Foundation, Inc., the Connecticut Commission on Culture and Tourism, 4th Row Films, Thomas and Jeanne Elmezzi Private Foundation, Fairfield County Bank, Fairfield County Community Foundation, Gault, Inc., GWAY Marketing Gymnasium, Independent Film Channel, Melissa and Doug, Moffly Media, New Alliance Bank, Pepperidge Farm, Inc., U.S. Trust, Bank of America Private Wealth Management, Westport Resources, Westport Sunrise Rotary, Young Voices Program, Xerox Foundation, and WSHU Public Radio Group.
For information, contact Westport Arts Center at 203-222-7070 or go to the website at ww.westportartscenter.org. Gallery hours are Monday-Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sunday, 12 p.m. to 4 p.m., at 51 Riverside Avenue, Westport, CT.