The Foundation cordially invites you to join us in celebrating our local artists, from musicians to dancers, to painters and performers at the Heart of the Arts Gala & Sidecar After Party, where you will help us in furthering our mission of providing and promoting an extraordinary and accessible performing arts center that elevates the arts in our Central Coast community. 6:00 PM - Reception, PAC Plaza Dinner to follow on stage in Harman Hall 8:00 PM - After Party, PAC Loading Dock The Foundation for the Performing Arts Center is thrilled to host our Heart of the Arts Gala! September 16, 2017 will be a night of food, fun and wonder as we weave together different genres of art and discover how integral all forms of creativity are to one another. The Heart of the Arts Gala will be held at the "jewel of the Central Coast", our own Performing Arts Center San Luis Obispo. Dinner will take place in the magical main auditorium Harman Hall, with the transition to the After Party event outdoors under the stars. Buy your tickets here.