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To Life: To the Arts
February 18, 2016 @ 6:00 pm$200
To Life: To The Arts
Thursday, February 18 at 6 p.m.
The Mahaffey Theater
Featuring artist Samuel Bak, the 2016 Loebenberg Humanitarian Award Recipient
Individual tickets for To Life: To the Arts are now available for purchase online. Click here to purchase tickets online.
Sponsorship packages available. Contact Maria Johnston at (727) 820-0100 ext. 274.
2016 Loebenberg Humanitarian Award Recipient
Artist Samuel Bak began painting as a boy in the Vilna Ghetto. He and his mother were the only members of his family to survive the Holocaust. Mr. Bak has spent his life wrestling with his experience during the Holocaust, creating a legacy of testimony through his art.
To Life: To the Arts is the official opening of a new retrospective of Mr. Bak’s work, curated by the artist himself, on display at the Museum beginning February 20.
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To Life: To the Arts will feature an original score and performance of violinist-composer Ittai Shapira’s The Ethics, which premiered at Carnegie Hall last spring to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Theresienstadt.