StraxArt™ to Debut Exclusive Jerry Garcia Art Collection at The Capitol Theatre

July 03, 2019

StraxArt™ to Debut Exclusive Jerry Garcia Art Collection at The Capitol Theatre

StraxArt™ to Debut Exclusive Art Collection from Iconic Performer and Musician Jerry Garcia at Garcia’s at The Capitol Theatre on August 1 with Live Music by The Garcia Project

PORT CHESTER, NEW YORK, July 3rd, 2019 : StraxArt™, the principal brand of parent company Strax Technologies Inc., and official worldwide licensee of Jerry Garcia’s artworks and innovative firm behind a new wave of limited edition digital art collections and film experiences, including the popular online “Jerry Garcia Collection,” is proud to announce the national launch of the new “Jerry Garcia Music and Art Exhibition” featuring StraxAR™ augmented reality at The Capitol Theatre and Garcia’s, Port Chester, New York, Thursday, August 1st, 2019, the birthday of the late Jerry Garcia. This event will also be presented by Relix, a print and online publication with a spectacular history with the Grateful Dead and their fans.

For decades the late Jerry Garcia enchanted millions with his music and as lead guitarist for the Grateful Dead.  Jerry Garcia was also a prolific visual artist and painter, creating countless works over the years, but many of his works have been inaccessible to the public for decades or never before presented. 

StraxArt™ has created a masterpiece collection for thousands to embrace and enjoy while reflecting back on the memory, love, and magic of Jerry’s music and now his artwork.  Fans who attend the event will be able to view and purchase the licensed official fine art prints of Jerry Garcia, in one of the largest public exhibit collections of Jerry Garcia artworks ever assembled.  StraxArt™ was granted access to Jerry Garcia’s original artworks by members of the Garcia family, and will also present several works never before seen by the public at the exclusive event. 

"In sharing his artwork, I get to share what his mind was like off of the stage; the kind of things he'd like to do to keep his hands busy. I feel like artwork kept his mind challenged and stimulated," said Trixie Garcia, "So I partnered with these guys so we can get his entire life's work online for people to look at and examine." 

In an exciting development, the new augmented reality application, "StraxAR™", will debut with selected works of Jerry Garcia at the event.  StraxAR™ Augmented Reality brings the digital world together with the physical world by "augmenting" digital content or a digital experience onto a physical object or image.  Strax will literally be creating and presenting a new form of artistic expression at the exhibit, as Jerry’s imagery is blended with AR to showcase his art, music, performances, and other material for fans around the world. 

"We have been incredibly honored to represent the art of Jerry Garcia around the world," said Eric Singleton, CEO of Strax Technologies Inc., "Our push toward the fusion of fine art, music, and the augmented digital experience allows us to open new doors to the discovery and understanding of artistic expression like never before,” Singleton continued, “StraxAR™ will enable us to artistically orchestrate new experiences directly via Jerry’s artwork as a visual multimedia portal, creating stunning works as sustainably sourced heirloom pieces, to be enjoyed and shared for generations.”

Strax Technologies will continue to present new limited edition works going forward, and will also hold select live events fulfilling the mission to make the art of Jerry Garcia accessible to millions of fans worldwide.

“What excites me most about AR’s future is its role in the arts. It can present multiple cultural experiences and broaden their accessibility to worldwide audiences instantly and at lower costs,” said Steve Kranz, COO of Stonehenge Licensing Consultants and advisor to Strax Technologies Inc.

The Garcia Project will perform a special show in celebration of Jerry Garcia’s 77th birthday. The Garcia Project faithfully channels and projects the feelings, emotions and music that propelled the Jerry Garcia Band and the fans through many years of musical bliss. It’s about family, soul searching, rejoicing, contemplating, celebrating, seeking truth and loving one another.

This incredible showing of the most sought after works by Jerry Garcia will be at The Capitol Theatre and Garcia’s in Port Chester, New York, August 1st. Don’t miss this opportunity to view, experience, and purchase art by one of rock’s true icons! 

For more information on the “Jerry Garcia Collection,” visit

www.jerrygarciacollection.com

For tickets visit http://www.thecapitoltheatre.com

About Jerry Garcia Collection

The “Jerry Garcia Collection” features art and writings from the Garcia private family archives. This limited-edition collection, is full of museum quality prints that include an estate certificate of authenticity. The “Jerry Garcia Collection” is brought to everyone as a collaboration between Strax Technologies Inc., Jerry Garcia Family Provisions, LLC., and Jerry Garcia Arts LLC. Strax Technologies Inc. creates, digitizes and modernizes the accessibility, distribution, and printing of fine and unique art and related products.

About Garcia’s at The Capitol Theatre:

In partnership with the family of Jerry Garcia, The Capitol Theatre christened it's adjoining venue as Garcia’s in honor of the late Grateful Dead guitarist and singer, Jerry Garcia, who counted the Port Chester, NY rock palace among his favorite venues in the country. The exclusive club features craft beers, wine and spirits by local producers. With a focus on community and a taste for musical exploration, Garcia’s hosts local and national bands weekly.

Garcia’s on the Web:

http://www.thecapitoltheatre.com/garcias-list/

http://www.facebook.com/GarciasAtTheCap

https://twitter.com/ GarciasAtTheCap

https://www.instagram.com/GarciasAtTheCap 

CONTACTS

Media

Strax Technologies Inc.

Richard Shelby

richardshelbypr@gmail.com

Stonehenge Licensing Consultants, LLC

Irwin Sternberg

irwinsternberg@comcast.net

(973) 615-9205 

 

 



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