Friday, February 29, 2008

The Ape Conservation Effort Holds The First Annual 'Apes in the Arts' Auction In Atlanta

apes paintingsArt painted by gorillas and orangutans will be auctioned off in Atlanta to help save the lives of other great apes in the wild.

The Apes in the Arts event will be held March 6 at the J. Tribble Antiques at 747 Miami Circle in Atlanta. The silent auction will begin at 7 p.m. Tickets are $30 in advance or $40 at the door. Tickets can be purchased at

Officials at the The Ape Conservation Effort, an Atlanta-based grassroots organization said all the proceeds from the night's event will go to organizations such as the Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund International and The Orangutan Conservancy.

Apes in the Arts will feature food and drink as well as the silent auction.

Story here.

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