One of the prime ideals of the corporation is the support of the arts. The words ‘In Arte Voluptas” -‘Pleasure lies in the Arts’ -are predominantly displayed in the clubhouse. Consequently the company plans artistic events throughout the year:
Talented members of the company have formed the rock-band ‘Los Tecolotes’, named after the big eagle owl, the embodiment of wisdom and Schlaraffia’s values. The band performs regularly at private and public events, fundraisers and community events.
Special concerts: The company invites renowned performing artist for evening concerts. Invitations are send out through email and social media. Attendees pay a nominal entrance fee and can purchase snacks and drinks.
Upon availability the company invites an accomplished artist for an evening performance. Invitations are send out through email and printed and social media. Tickets to attend the concert are sold in advance.
Vernissage: Young local artist are given the chance to exhibit their work at the company’s clubhouse to invited guests. Attendees pay a nominal fee for snacks and drinks and have the opportunity to acquire artwork at an early stage of an artist’s creative phase.
Painting Class: Members and friends are invited to join a painting class, directed by a professional artist. In a casual atmosphere they learn the art of painting by copying an original artwork selected by the artist.
Open Mic: During this event participants get the chance to be the star of the show.The event focuses on poetry, music, and comedy and give aspiring artists the chance to showcase their skills and get comfortable performing in public.
Photo Contest: This contest is open for non-professional photographers who register with the company. For an entry fee of $ 10.00 each contestants submit a letter size print and a dated electronic file of the photo, which follows the theme and description the company has stipulated in the rules for the contest. A jury shall select the winner, who shall receive a travel prize.