The Amref Health Africa ArtBall is a premier contemporary African art auction and philanthropic event on Saturday, May 6, 2017 in New York City. Legendary artist El Anatsui will be honored this year with the Rees Visionary Award. The event will consist of a silent auction which will launch on Artsy two weeks prior to the event, a special live auction, an award ceremony, music by DJ Alex Cruz, a performance by Young Paris, African food by Chef Pierre Thiam and an open bar.
Young Professionals - Includes passed hors d'oeuvres, an open bar, art auction and entertainment. Reserved for our guests who are 35 years of age and younger.
General Admission - Includes passed hors d'oeuvres, an open bar, art auction and entertainment.
VIP - Includes passed hors d'oeuvres, an open bar, art auction and entertainment. This ticket also includes a luxury gift bag, consisting of custom Lemlem tote bag, a high end coffee table art book, Eugenia Shea Butter, a Joya Perfume Roller, a Juice Press Giftcard, and a discount to OXOSI.
About Amref Health Africa
Founded almost 60 years ago and headquartered in Nairobi, Kenya, Amref Health Africa is the largest African-based health development non-profit in the world. We work to create and strengthen health systems from a grassroots level. We focus on the most critical health areas: maternal and child health, water and sanitation, infectious disease (HIV/AIDS, TB, malaria, Ebola, etc), clinical labs and surgical outreach; with the cornerstone of our work being the training of health workers. With nearly 97% of our staff of African-origin, we excel at creating ‘African solutions to African problems’. Proceeds from ArtBall will go towards our innovative programs that span across 35 countries and touch millions of people throughout sub-Saharan Africa every year. To learn more, visit www.amrefusa.org.