Persad Center

Strengthening the Region’s LGBTQ Communities and Their Allies

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412-441-9786

Strengthening the Region’s LGBTQ+ and HIV/AIDS-impacted Communities

JOIN THE UNDERWRITERS CIRCLE TODAY!

Art For Change 2017 Begins With You

Join the Underwriters Circle & enjoy VIP benefits at BOTH Art For Change events!

Join the Underwriters Circle & enjoy VIP benefits at BOTH Art For Change events!

HELP US GET THE PARTY STARTED! Plans are in full swing for Art For Change 2017: The Auction to Benefit PERSAD Center. With your support and leadership now, PERSAD Center’s signature fundraising event will be a big success. 

GO FIRST CLASS. Join the Underwriters Circle today and enjoy full VIP benefits at BOTH Art For Change events in April & May. Great art, great dining and splendid cocktails await you!

HELP THE COMMUNITY. Your support assures that 100% of the proceeds raised at the auction go to support PERSAD Center’s vital work in the community. Underwriters will be acknowledged in Art for Change promotional materials. 

UNDERWRITER TICKETS ON SALE NOW • CLICK HERE

Underwriters Enjoy VIP Benefits at Both Events!

THE VIP EVENT: UNDERWRITERS CIRCLE PARTY • THURSDAY APRIL 6, 2017 • 6-9 PM • CHILDREN’S MUSEUM OF PITTSBURGH 

  • Enjoy dinner by Girasole of Shadyside & appetizers by Black Radish Kitchen
  • Enjoy complimentary cocktails & delicious desserts
  • Meet & mingle with VIP friends & supporters
  • Meet the artists & help us honor their contributions 
  • Preview selected art to be featured in the auctions 
  • Enjoy live entertainment, music & dancing
  • Show your leadership to a grateful community

THE MAIN EVENT: ART FOR CHANGE AUCTION • MONDAY MAY 8, 2017 • 5-11 PM • WESTIN CONVENTION CENTER PITTSBURGH (NEW VENUE)  

  • Enjoy complimentary cocktails & hors d’oeuvres in the exclusive VIP Lounge & early access to the galleries 
  • Bid on over 200 works of art in both verbal & silent auctions 
  • Network with nearly 1,000 guests who feel passionately about helping the community
  • Bid on travel, luxury & cultural packages
  • Enjoy food & desserts from a dozen of Pittsburgh’s finest purveyors  

GET YOUR UNDERWRITER TICKETS TODAY! • GENERAL ADMISSION TICKETS FOR THE AUCTION ARE $75 AND GO ON SALE SOON.


All proceeds benefit PERSAD Center's Free Care Fund, and our mission to improve the well-being of LGBTQ people and those affected by HIV/AIDS.