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Christmas Art & Craft Market supports NCVO

Community 27 Nov, 2023 Follow News

Christmas Art & Craft Market supports NCVO

The Visual Arts Society (VAS) will be hosting their 13th ANNUAL Christmas Art and Craft Sale on Saturday December 2nd from 10 am to 5 pm along the Paseo at Camana Bay.

This year the non-profit organization has partnered with NCVO creating a toy drive accepting unwrapped toys to donate. NCVO shared with VAS they have kids in need at foster homes ages 8-17 and in nursery/preschool 12 months to 5 years. NCVO is grateful to accept any donations the Society can collect through their toy drive.

VAS will be set up in a tent just passed the Observatory Tower with a TOY BOX ready to accept unwrapped gift donations. They will also have a fundraiser raffle with hand crafted prizes donated by local artists who are members of the Society. Funds raised go to the non-profit organization who offer support, exhibiting & art vendor opportunities, plus studio time and ceramic and art classes within the art community.

Artists of the society will have tables set up with beautiful displays of their one-of-a-kind gifts, keeps sakes, souvenirs in a festive atmosphere. You can expect to find; silk painted scarves, Christmas decorations, large selection of different hand-crafted unique jewellery, ceramics, acrylics, scented candles, hand-made bags, rare underwater photography, framed prints, custom art cards and so much more.

Chairperson Mr. Ivan Burges comments, “The society is a non-profit organisations who provide opportunities for artists of all levels to develop in the art community. Mr. Burges further adds, “on behalf of the board of directors they are sincerely grateful for the annual sponsorship in kind from Camana Bay and we look forward to contributing to the island Christmas spirit.”

The Society will be hosting their Christmas Social at Saltwater Grill at Galleria Plaza on SMB on Thursday December 7th at 6 pm. The Society will have the ‘Donation Toy Box” available at the event and this will be the final opportunity to donate an unwrapped gift. The event has a dress up theme ‘santa workshop character’ for those interested in competing for best dress prizes. Tickets are $25 per person, which includes appetizers, cash bar with drinks specials, DJ music and it is always good fun with the creative group.

For more information on the toy drive or the Visual Arts Society of the Cayman Islands email info@visualartcayman.com .


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