Join us to celebrate 20 extraordinary Chicago artists in the performing, teaching, and visual arts who are energizing and fortifying every corner of our city. Ten artists will receive $25,000 3Arts Awards and ten artists, who were selected by last year’s 3Arts awardees, will receive $2,000 Make a Wave grants.
MONDAY, NOVEMBER 4
5:30pm Champagne Reception (only with Awards Presentation ticket)
6:00pm Awards Presentation SOLD OUT
7:30pm After-Party TICKETS AVAILABLE
The Awards Presentation features performances by 3Arts artists Nura Aly, Ayodele Drum & Dance led by T. Ayo Alston, Ben LaMar Gay, and Nejla Yatkin. The After-Party includes cocktails, buffet dinner, raffle, music by DJ Sadie, William Estrada’s Mobile Street Art Cart, and more!
Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot and First Lady Amy Eshleman
Dr. Carrie Sandahl
CO-CHAIRS: Dee Alexander, Christine A. Donovan, Kwesi Smith
HOST COMMITTEE: Lee Buress, Jeremy L. Buxbaum, Katie Cangemi, Antonia Contro, Cheryl Cooke, Justin Cooper, Judy Cothran, Pamela Crutchfield, Bruce Doblin & Lisa Wainwright, Dina Fenili-Neikamp, Sharon Furiya, Denise & Gary Gardner, Dedrea Gray, Patty Greene, Juana Guzman, Greta Honold, Franco La Marca, Rebecca Laskaris, Julie Marie Lemon, Laurel Appell Lipkin, Lynn Lockwood, Patric McCoy, Monique Meloche, David Pinkerton, Angelique Power, Sydney Sidwell, Eva Silverman, Janet Carl Smith, Carlos Tortolero, Mrs. Dusty Stemer, María de los Ángeles Torres, Phoebe Chandler Turner