The Naked Art Gallery is participating in an artist exchange mini show from April 15th to May 7th. This exhibit will feature several Belgian artists here in The Naked Gallery, while the work of several Birmingham artists will be displayed in L'Art d'En Brasser in Brussels, Belgium.
April 15th, these Belgian artists will be featured:
Opening reception in sync with Third Friday in Forest Park and Tour de Loo*
Friday, April 15th: 5 – 8 pm.
April 8th A workshop for visual arts teachers, artists, and anyone interested in art and international education. Unique Techniques will provide classroom art activities and information related to the arts of Belgium.
Ambassador's Dinner Honoring
Ambassador of Belgium to the United States
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Individual Tickets: $175
Gold Table (8 tickets): $1,250
(includes program recognition)
Platinum Table (8 tickets): $2,500
(includes preferred seating & program recognition)
His Excellency, Johan Verbeke was born July 9, 1951, in Ghent, Belgium. Verbeke had his first diplomatic posting to the United States in 1994, when he was named deputy chief of mission in Belgium’s Washington embassy. In 2000 Verbeke was named chef de cabinet, or chief of staff, for Belgium’s minister of European Affairs, and in 2002 he took a similar job for the minister of Foreign Affairs. He was appointed as ambassador of Belgium to the United States in 2014.
Gateway to Europe
In an effort to identify shared opportunities and assist increasing trade and investment between Alabama and Belgium, The International Center, as part of its Spotlight on Belgium, is planning a half-day conference. Senior executives, business leaders, government officials, and community leaders from Alabama and Belgium will discuss common issues, networking, and agenda setting for future business exchanges.
Invited Guest Speakers Include:
1. Johan Verbeke, Belgian Ambassador to the United States
2. Greg Canfield, Secretary, AL Department of Commerce
3. Yves Dubus, Belgian Trade and Investment Commissioner, Wallonia-Brussels Regions Foreign Trade and Investment Agency
4. Bill Hightower, Alabama State Senator, Co-Chairman of the Spotlight on Belgium
5. Anton Mertons, President-American Belgium Chamber of the South.
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Entire Event: $100.00
Lunch Only: $55.00
Check-In/Registration at 8:30am
Conference at 9:00am
Lunch at 12:00pm
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