2021 Phoenix Art Gala!

Updated: Mar 25, 2021

Healing Arts Project Inc. (HAPI) presents our 11th Annual Phoenix Art Gala celebrating mental health and the arts. Join us March 25, 2021!

This March, we're aiming to raise dollars to continue to provide free art classes, workshops, exhibitions, and art supplies. The Phoenix Art Gala will have a silent auction showcasing the talented work of our members and raising awareness about our services. These opportunities help participants express and externalize their personal struggles with behavioral health issues. Many participants find it much easier to express themselves artistically rather than verbally (such as in group discussions). They create art to tell their story, promoting healing in themselves and understanding in the community. Much of the art is very high‐quality and has the power to change perceptions in the community.

HAPI's Phoenix Art Gala gives an opportunity to our artists to display and sell their work. When artworks are sold, 60% of the price goes to the artists and 40% goes to HAPI to help with the cost of the event, art classes, and supplies.

In addition to the silent auction and art shop, join us for a night of music, awards, and art discussions!

What to Know:

  • A link to the zoom event will be sent to your email prior to the gala date

  • If you would like information on being a sponsor for the gala, please click here

  • To purchases general admission tickets, click here

About the Event:


5:00 to 6:00 p.m.: Registration

6:00 to 6:30 p.m.: Introduction, HAPI review

6:30 - 7:00 p.m.: Start of breakout sessions. (More information is below.)

7:00 - 7:30 p.m.: Awards Ceremony

7:30 - 8:00 p.m.: Second half break out session

Silent Auction:

The silent auction will be web-based and cutoff will be at 9:00 pm.

Breakout Room Options:

Meet the Musicians

For the first breakout session, two Nashville Symphony players are sharing a pre-recorded video of them performing a few compositions. After the awards ceremony, they will be available for a brief Q&A session.

Featured Visual Artist

For the first breakout session, the HAPI featured artist will have a piece of their art to discuss their inspiration in the said artwork. In the second part of our breakout sessions, the artist will discuss the style they chose, how they went about, etc. This room will be open for questions and answers.

How Art Has Helped Me!

For the first breakout session, a personal story of an artist will be shared. In the second breakout session, attendees are invited to share "what art means to me" -- also, the featured artist will be available for questions and answers.

Spoken Word Open Mic

For the first breakout session, a professional artist will share a piece and give tips to "Spoken Word" art form. For the second session, attendees are invited to "step up to the mic" and share their spoken art.

Who to Contact:

If you have any questions, please reach out to Lynece Benton-Stewart at

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