Evening of Excellence is the premier arts competition for area high school artists. Proceeds benefit the 41,400 students in the public schools through the work of the Education Foundation. The event combines an elegant dinner with a lively auction that puts the 25 Best of the Best student art works on the auction block. The program has raised more than $2.3 million for schools, students and teachers since 1996.
This half-hour special produced by The Education Channel, features 13 of the top twenty-five student artists discussing their work, what inspires them and how art makes a difference in their lives. Pt. 1 airs in April/May. Pt. 2 airs in May/June.