The Venus Rising Espresso House is a cafe, bakery, art gallery and community center located on the corner of Park and Main Streets in Butte, Montana. The Venus Rising is a 501 (c) 3 not for profit business that supports the Butte Silver Bow Arts Foundation (BSBAF). The Venus Rising hosts dozens of events annually: art exhibits, poetry readings, open mic nights, featured musician spotlights, a book club and many other creative events in the Butte community. Jennifer Grant is the manager of the espresso house and an excellent barista. Check out the BSBAF website for details www.bsbarts.org
The Butte Silver Bow Arts Foundation (BSBAF) has embarked on a lofty goal. To create an artist’s community and International school for Art in Butte, Montana. We have an incredible facility, an old YMCA building six floors, 55,000 sq. ft located in the largest historic district in America. Currently we are in Phase I of the development and need 3.25 million to complete the 1st floor, energy upgrades and a 70 room youth hostel/artist residence on the 5th and 6th floors. This is the dream of glenn bodish, Executive Director of the BSBAF, with support from the local community and dozens of artists from around the world. Find out more by checking out our web site www.bsbarts.org or become glenn’s friend on facebook: glenn bodish. We need your support for this opportunity to create a world class museum, international school of art, cultural incubator and immersion style art programs in the beautiful Northern Rocky Mountains of Montana. Thanks for your interest and support. Sincerely, glenn bodish firstname.lastname@example.org 406.491.1444
Art is creating growth in our community. The BSB Arts Foundation is attracting artists from around the world. This year Piotr Kurka, Nadia Guthmann, Mary Overlie have been visitors this past year. Glenn Bodish, Executive Director met with Barack Obama on July 4th, 2008 and spoke about the importance of ART in our communities.