AIDA Exhibition Opening Reception

AIDA Exhibition Opening Reception press release
March 18, 2008
Armory Art Center press contacts: Ilene Adams at 561.832.1776 x 21 /
AIDA press contacts: Erika Vogel at (212) 931-0089 /

Armory Art Center and the Association of Israel’s Decorative Arts Private opening and cocktail party

The Armory Art Center ( and the Association of Israel’s Decorative Arts (AIDA) ( had a private by-invitation-only opening and cocktail party Thursday, March 13. The event was well-attended with over 100 people having the opportunity to view and purchase one-of-a kind fabric and jewelry art. Attendees also had a chance to view a flame-working demonstration by AIDA artist, Nirit Dekel, whose work is for sale. Israeli Art Month at the Armory Art Center is through April 5 and features unique works created by leading Israeli fiber artists. Nancy Yaw of Yaw galleries also had jewelry by Israeli artists for sale during the first two weeks of the exhibition.

The event, sale and exhibition were all held to benefit the Israeli artists, AIDA and the Armory. The event was hosted by Dale & Doug Anderson, Charles Bronfman, Arlene Kaufman & Sandy Baklor and Jan & Harding Willinger.

The Association of Israel’s Decorative Arts (AIDA) AIDA is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to fostering the development of contemporary decorative artists from Israel by connecting them to an international audience of galleries, institutions, and collectors. 


The Armory Art Center is a not-for-profit community-based visual arts center providing opportunities for individual growth, self-expression, increased awareness and appreciation of the arts through participation in studio, exhibition, lecture and other educational programs. The Center seeks to educate, enrich and engage a diverse population through the "experience of art," and is sponsored in part by the State of Florida, Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs, the Florida Arts Council, and the Palm Beach County Tourist Development Council. For more information on the Armory Art Center and call 561.832.1776 ext. 21 or visit the Armory’s website at



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