American Express & Pharrell Williams Partner to Back Arts & Music Education in Schools

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Yesterday, American Express and the company’s Platinum Card Creative Director, Pharrell Williams, have announced an expanded partnership and joint commitment to raise awareness and support for arts education and advocacy nationwide.

As part of the collaboration, American Express Platinum and Pharrell will host the Yellow Ball, which will take place on Monday, September 10, at the Brooklyn Museum and benefit the Young Audiences Arts for Learning, the nation’s largest arts-in-education network whose work strives to inspire young people and expand their learning through the arts. All ticket sale proceeds benefit Young Audiences Arts for Learning with American Express also gifting $1M to Young Audiences Arts for Learning.

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The event will feature musical performances by Missy Elliott, A$AP Ferg, DJ Stretch Armstrong, and more, as well as a multi-room art experience from American Express Platinum Collective member, Daniel Arsham, and a multi-course dinner experience by American Express Global Dining Collection Chef Dominique Crenn.

American Express Platinum Card Members can purchase tickets to the Yellow Ball at Additionally, U.S. Consumer Platinum Card Members who purchase a ticket to the Yellow Ball may be eligible to request a limited-edition yellow Platinum Card from American Express, designed by Pharrell to show their dedication to supporting arts education.

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