The Allen Arts Alliance is proud to present their inaugural membership event, Fall For The Arts, at Watters Creek on September 3 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Stroll the beautiful grounds of Watters Creek while you enjoy artwork and performances by local arts groups who comprise The Allen Arts Alliance. Guests can also partake in the festivities of the opening night exhibition of internationally acclaimed artist Amanda Dunbar.
Meet the artist and visit the Dunbar Studios Gallery located directly across from the newly opened Anthropologie where her Precious Rebel Swarovski crystal-adorned guitars will be on display. Complimentary wine and hors d’oeuvres will be served throughout the evening and guests can enjoy live music by Classic Steel on The Green. Admission to the event includes: a Vera Bradley tote, Watters Creek gift cards, annual membership benefits from The Allen Arts Alliance and more.
A $45 ticket includes admission for two as well as a membership to The Allen Arts Alliance. 100% of the membership donations go to support The Allen Arts Alliance. Tickets can be purchased online by visiting www.allenartsalliance.org or onsite the night of the event in the Dunbar Studios Gallery. Watters Creek is located at U.S. 75 and Bethany Drive at 970 Garden Park Drive in Allen, Texas.
About Amanda Dunbar
Amanda is a graduate of Allen High School and the youngest member of the Texas Governor’s prestigious Women’s Hall of Fame. She is a former child prodigy, who acquired her national acclaim early in her career through repeated appearances on “Oprah”. Her latest art collection has expanded to include installations of Swarovski crystal clad guitars. In 2010, Amanda’s guitars graced the stages of “American Idol”, The Black Eyed Peas, Nickelback, were included in Versace fashion shoots as well as accompanied Beyonce in her performance at President Obama’s Second State Dinner.
Dunbar Studios will hold a gallery space at Watters Creek located directly across from newly opened Anthropologie where visitors can view and purchase her stunning works of art every Thursday and Friday from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m., Saturdays from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m. and Sundays from noon to 6 p.m. through September 30. For more information visit www.dunbarstudios.net.
About The Allen Arts Alliance
The Allen Arts Alliance believes that support for the arts is crucial to the health and vitality of any city. Art and culture enhance the quality of life for every citizen and help build a stronger sense of community identity. As the umbrella organization for all of the arts in our community, The Allen Arts Alliance promotes, nurtures, and celebrates the arts in our community through interactive participation with our schools, civic organizations, businesses and citizens. For more information visit www.allenartsalliance.org.
About Watters Creek
Come see why Watters Creek was named “Best New Shopping Center 2010” by D Home, the special 52-acre setting features a resort-style design with pond and running creek, open green space, more than 500 trees and lush landscaping, as well as interactive public art. The mixed-use development offers 1.15 million sq. ft. of retail, restaurant, office space and high-end loft apartments. When the property opened in May 2008 it was the first retail development in the State of Texas to be LEED certified by the U.S. Green Building Council. Watters Creek at Montgomery Farm is located at U.S. 75 and Bethany Drive at 970 Garden Park Drive in Allen, Texas. For more information call 972-747-8000 or visit www.watterscreek.com.