The Arts of Autism Runway Show & Gala is an unforgettable night of beauty, fashion, and fun benefiting the Autism Society of Northern Virginia.
The 2016 Arts for Autism Gala will be held on Saturday, November 5, 2016 at The Westin in Alexandria
Tickets must be purchased in advance. Valet parking will be available.
The gala opens with remarks and performances by people in the Northern Virginia autism community, followed by a New York-style runway fashion show featuring model-fundraisers – local students, community leaders, and professional and aspiring models decked out in fine apparel provided by local designers and boutiques. Throughout the evening, attendees also enjoy fine food and beverages, artistic creations on display by autistic citizens of all ages, and an exciting live auction featuring one-of-a-kind items.
The Arts for Autism planning committee and the Autism Society of Northern Virginia welcome anyone with an interest in fashion, art or autism (or all of the above!) to get involved. We welcome anyone with a passion for making a difference and having fun to join us as a model-fundraiser by clicking here to sign up. Designers, boutiques, retailers and other sponsors can gain visibility in front of an affluent, fashion-conscious audience by lending your support through a variety of sponsorship packages. Autistic performers and artists are invited to display your work and talents at the gala. You’re also welcome to join us by buying a table, a ticket, or just making an online donation.
Please email our Event Coordinator Elizabeth Roy at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions or inquiries.
APPROXIMATE EVENING PROGRAM
6:30pm – Doors Open for Dinner Guests
7:00pm – Dinner Served
8:00pm – Runway Show
Open bar until 10:30pm
TICKETS ARE NOW ON SALE!
$1,500 for a Gala Table seating 10 followed by the runway show (includes dinner and cocktails)
$175 for a single Gala Dinner Ticket followed by the runway show (includes dinner and cocktails)
$100 for a Runway Ticket (includes cocktails)
Donations can be made to the event as a whole or by donating to your favorite model-fundraiser.
Media wishing to cover the event live should email Sarah Peterson at email@example.com and check in at the registration desk for a press badge on the day of the event.
Arts for Autism is a magical evening that will honor the impressive talents of individuals with magnificent minds. All proceeds from this incredible night will benefit the Autism Society of Northern Virginia.
Our 2016 Arts for Autism Gala will be held on November 5, 2016 at the Westin Alexandria. TICKETS ARE NOW ON SALE! We hope you can join us for a stunning display of creativity, beauty, and hope in celebration of the autism experience.
Please also join us for Wine & Dine for Autism on August 16th at Stone Tower Winery in Loudoun County. Click here for more details, or click here to purchase advance tickets. We hope to see you there!
If you would like to sign up to sponsor, walk the runway or join our planning committee, please contact Elizabeth Roy at firstname.lastname@example.org or Kelly Hughes Gorman, Planning Committee Chair, at email@example.com