SANTA ANITA ART EXHIBIT & SALE TO BENEFIT THOROUGHBRED AFTERCARE; TRACK PARTNERS WITH CARMA & CALIFORNIA ART CLUB AS FINE ART DEPICTING THE GREAT RACE PLACE ON DISPLAY THIS FRIDAY THROUGH OCT. 22

 

ARCADIA, Calif. (Sept. 27, 2016)–Santa Anita Park, in partnership with the California Retirement Management Account (CARMA) and the California Art Club (CAC), will host a fine art exhibit celebrating The Great Race Place beginning this Friday, Sept. 30 through Saturday, Oct. 22 in the west entrance to the track’s Club House Mezzanine.

Entitled “The Majesty of The Great Race Place,” the exhibit will include plein air pieces created by CAC artists who visited Santa Anita during this year’s Spring Meet. The exhibit will be on public display from Friday through Sunday, Oct. 16 and all items will be available for purchase, with 20 percent of the proceeds allocated to CARMA-sponsored Thoroughbred aftercare initiatives.

The exhibit will then shift locales as Santa Anita will host a special reception in the elegant Chandelier Room throughout the racing day on Saturday, Oct. 22. Those works of art that have not been sold by Oct. 16 will be available for purchase to attendees on Oct. 22.

Fans may pre-purchase tickets to the reception on Oct. 22 for $75 each online at santaanita.com/events.

Tickets include:

–Admission to the Chandelier Room

–Entry to the Art Exhibit

–Club House Admission

–Buffet-style Gourmet fare

–Valet Parking

–Racing Program

For inquiries regarding artwork, please visit californiaartclub.org, or call (626) 583-9009.