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Art Matters Gala

Saturday, May 18, 2019
Palmer House Hilton

Cocktails & Silent Auction: 6 p.m.
Dinner & Program: 7 p.m.

Raffle tickets and Silent Auction items are now live! Click below.

HONOREE

Justin Tranter
Class of 1998, Grammy and Golden Globe-nominated Songwriter Activist

MASTER OF CEREMONIES

Eric Ferguson
Legendary Chicagoland radio personality

GALA CO-CHAIRS

Jennifer and Eric Ferguson
Nora Fleming and Eric Napientek

GALA COMMITTEE

Jennifer and Eric Ferguson
Nora Fleming and Eric Napientek
Kelly Finnerty
Michele Graham
Tamara and Greg Jazwinski
Celene Kick

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To sponsor tables and tickets or contribute an auction item, please click below or contact our development team at gala@chicagoartsacademy.org.


Thank you to our table sponsors!

Virtuoso’s Circle
Justin Tranter
Patty and Ken Hunt on behalf of the T. Kendall Hunt Family Foundation

Director’s Circle
Emily Barr and Scott Kane
Nora Fleming and Eric Napientek
Justin Tranter
Sharon and Todd Walbert
Rusty Hernandez-Sanfilippo and Jeffrey Sanfilippo

Producer’s Circle
Finnerty Family and Friends
Barbara Levy Kipper
Wolf Creek Investments I, LLC

Composer’s Circle
Marina and Carlos Claudio and Guests
Samantha and David Duran, Landon Harper, and Justin Tranter
Jennifer and Eric Ferguson
Nora Fleming and Eric Napientek
Russell McLean of the McLean Wealth Management Group

Artist’s Circle
Eileen Rochford and Michael Beyer
Jennifer and Mark Bremer
Elaine Cohen and Arlen Rubin
Finnerty Family and Friends
Wendy and Randy Romero and Guests
Richard Sanders



TABLE SPONSORSHIP LEVELS

Virtuoso’s Circle $25,000

  • Cocktails and premier table placement for 10 guests

  • Prominent recognition in online and print materials

  • Recognition in evening remarks

  • 8 passes to 2019/20 production season

Director's Circle $15,000

  • Cocktails and preferred table placement for 10 guests

  • Prominent recognition in online and print materials

  • Recognition in evening remarks

  • 6 passes to 2019/20 production season

Producer’s Circle $10,000

  • Cocktails and preferred table placement for 10 guests

  • Recognition in online and print materials

  • Recognition in evening remarks

  • 4 passes to 2019/20 production season

Composer’s Circle $5,000

  • Cocktails and preferred table placement for 10 guests

  • Recognition in online and print materials

  • 2 passes to 2019/20 production season



Artist's Circle $2,500

  • Access for 5 guests to cocktail reception and dinner

  • Recognition in online and print materials

  • 2 passes to 2019/20 production season


Soloist Ticket $500

  • Access for 1 guest to cocktail reception and dinner