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Tony Award-winner Billy Porter Comes to Art for Change!

Pittsburgh Native is Honorary Chair for PERSAD'S Art for Change Auction on May 12

VIP Packages include access to the VIP Lounge where guests will meet Billy Porter

PERSAD CENTER is delighted to announce that Pittsburgh native and Tony Award-winning actor Billy Porter is the Honorary Chair for our 26h annual art Auction, Art for Change, on Monday, May 12. VIP ticket holders will have access to the VIP Lounge where Billy Porter will be on hand to greet guests. VIP Packages include tickets to The Underwriters Circle Party on April 10 and the Auction on May 12. 

PERSAD'S signature event is both a verbal and silent auction featuring over 200 works of art, including paintings, photography, sculpture, furniture and jewelry. Guests will enjoy a sumptuous array of food from 20 different restaurants, and the opportunity to mingle with art lovers, business leaders, and LGBTQ friends and allies. This year's auction will take place at the Wyndham Grand Downtown Pittsburgh. Check back soon for ticket details.

Check out the video greeting from Billy Porter below, and join us on May 12 at Art for Change!