2021 Gala

VIRTUAL Tuesday, November 9 6-7 PM

IN PERSON Friday, November 12 6-9 PM

Art Auction:

ART AUCTION OPEN NOW!

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CO-CHAIRS:

Ghian, Traci + Jade Foreman
Jill Ingrassia + Luigi Zingales
Sonya Malunda + E. Charles Lampley

SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES:

Host Committee Sponsorship Opportunities:
Presenting Sponsor: $40,000
Lead Sponsor: $25,000
Benefactor: $15,000
Sponsor: $10,000
Sustainer: $5,000
Advocate: $2,500
Individual Ticket: $500

To discuss customized sponsorship packages for both individuals and businesses, or for more information about the Host Committee or sponsorship, please contact Maria Nelson at mnelson@hydeparkart.org or 773-324-5520 x1014.

HOST COMMITTEE:

Anonymous (2)
Ariel Investments
The ATHENA Fund
Jenny Barsh
Bill Brown + Diana Young
Stephanie Comer + Rob Craigie
The Conant Family
DL3 Realty Advisors, LLC
The Dudley Family
Patrick Duffy + Luis Velazquez
Arne + Karen Duncan
Exelon
Nancy Fishman
Ghian, Traci + Jade Foreman
Martin Friedman + Peggy Casey Friedman
Helene D. Gayle, MD, MPH, President & Chief Executive Officer, The Chicago Community Trust
Helyn Goldenberg + Michael Alper
Dedrea + Paul Gray
Julie + John Guida, The Guida Family Foundation
Jack + Sandra Guthman
Linda Greenberg Hanessian
Cynthia Heusing + David Kistenbroker
Brooke Hummer + Grove Mower
Hyde Park Hospitality LLC
Paul + Mariana Ingersoll
Irving Harris Foundation
Justine Jentes + Daniel Kuruna

Janis Kanter + Tom McCormick, Kanter Family Foundation
Nancy Lerner Frej + David Frej
Tracey Lewis-Elligan
Trinita Logue
Jill + Michael B. Lowe
Sonya Malunda + E. Charles Lampley
Anna + Paul Marks
Walter + Shirley Massey
Gary Metzner + Scott Johnson
Wendy + John Minor
Sundeep Mullangi + Trissa Babrowski
Ock-Ju Noh
Northern Trust
Parker House Sausage, Mike Parker
Michael + Sandra Perlow
Pooja Pittie + Zulfiqar Ramzan
Jackson ® + PPM America
Pritzker Traubert Family Foundation
Cheryl + Thomas Rudbeck
Cari + Michael J. Sacks
Bruce Sagan + Bette Cerf Hill
School of the Art Institute of Chicago
Sterling Bay
Robert + Kathy Sullivan
UChicago Arts
University of Chicago Office of Civic Engagement
Melissa Weber + Jay Dandy
Richard Wright + Valerie Carberry
Zell Family Foundation

*as of 11/5/21

Sponsors:

Sustainers:

STEERING COMMITTEE:

Sonya Cunningham
Erika Dudley
Jade Foreman
Traci Forman
Cynthia Heusing
Nika Levando
Tracey Lewis Elligan
Cheryl Rudbeck

COVID Safety Information

FULL VACCINATION REQUIRED

Full vaccination is required for all guests, artists, staff, and vendors attending the in-person event on November 12. Please send a copy of your vaccination card to Marina, mvulinovic@hydeparkart.org or Maria, mnelson@hydeparkart.org by Wednesday, November 10. 

OUTDOOR SPACE

Drinks and hors d’oeuvres will be located in a heated tent with open sides outside of Gallery 1 to allow for better air flow.  

DISPERSED ENTERTAINMENT

Artist Interventions, exhibitions, the art auction, and open studios will span the Art Center’s entire 34,000 square foot building to allow dispersed enjoyment of the night’s events. 

CITY AND STATE GUIDELINES

We will adhere to all city and state guidelines, such as requiring masks indoors when not actively eating and drinking. We will share our specific mask policy closer to the event.

WE LOOK FORWARD TO CELEBRATING WITH YOU IN A FUN AND SAFE WAY!

See past Galas!

Photography featured on this page from previous galas by Adrian S. Burrows, Sr., Claire Demos, and Joel Wintermantle