Young At Art Hosts STOMP for YAA!

The magnificent new Young At Art Museum will come alive with spectacular artful encounters and dynamic rhythms during the most exciting event of the season, STOMP for YAA!  Presented by the Hudson Family Foundation, STOMP for YAA! will be held on Friday, April 26, beginning at 7:30 p.m. The Museum’s second annual gala will bring together athletes and donors to raise funds to benefit Young At Art’s programming for underserved and at-risk youth.

Event Chairs Rhonda and Charles (C.J.) Johnson (MLB) and Honorary Chairs Dara and Jarett Levan are leading the team bringing together athletes and the arts, including Mary and Cliff Floyd (MLB); Trina and Eddie Jones (NBA); Saskia and Sam Madison (NFL); Shannon and John Saint Clair (NFL); and Michelle and Pat Surtain (NFL).  Also on the gala committee are Heather Bailey, Just Show Up, Inc.; Jill Horowitz, Lifestyle Publications; Anthony Jackson, The Marome Agency, Inc.; Maria Lessner, U n Me Creations, Inc.; Dale McClean, DJM Star Time Entertainment, Heat TV host; Catherine Minnis, The Minnis Group; Chantal Nichtawitz and Charles Wing, IKEA Sunrise; Amy Ostrau, Prudential Florida Realty; Stacy Ostrau, Sun Sentinel; Michelle Farber Ross, MMD Realty; Matt Sacco, Florida Panthers Hockey Club; Yvette Morrell, The Miami Heat; and Shahidah Walker, The Real Estate Network Int’l.  

Guests will be treated to dramatic live entertainment, amazing hands-on art encounters, live entertainment and epicurean delights throughout the Museum. Guests also will be treated to an exciting silent auction with fabulous gifts including a seven-night Azamara European Voyage, a seven-night Celebrity Alaskan Cruise, and sports items including footballs, helmets and baseball bases with YAA style celebrity athlete hand prints and their signatures. The STOMP WALL of FAME also will be unveiled in recognition of all of the supporting sponsors.

“All of us, particularly athletes, have gotten help along the way from someone who gave us an opportunity and made a positive impact on our lives,” said Rhonda Johnson. “This will be a dazzling evening of fantastic food and entertainment and will show everyone how Young At Art Museum encourages and inspires creativity in all of us.”

One of the four permanent galleries at Young At Art Museum, STOMP is a creative fusion of art and music in a bodily kinesthetic space filled with unexpected, non-traditional objects such as corrugated metal panels, rolling shutters, street signs, wheel rims, dust bins, pipes, garbage cans and lids, bedsprings and buckets. STOMP’s interactive educational experience encourages children and their families to find music in the ordinary while engaging in hands-on artistic, historical, multicultural, environmental and social experiences. 

Joining presenting sponsor the Hudson Family Foundation are additional sponsors including BankUnited, Craig Zinn Automotive, IKEA Sunrise, the David and Francie Horvitz Family Foundation, David and Jodi Epstein Family Foundation, the Leo Goodwin Foundation and GL Homes.

Young At Art Museum is located at 751 S.W. 121 Ave. in Davie. For more information, sponsorship opportunities and reservations, contact Hannah Hausman at 954-424-5018. For more information about Young At Art Museum, visit



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