2016 Black Creativity Gala
Saturday, January 30 from 6:30 p.m. to midnight
- Cocktail Reception, West Pavilion, 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
- Raffle tickets sold at $100 per ticket or 3 tickets at $250 during reception and dinner.
- Museum Exhibitions open during Black Creativity Gala:
- Black Creativity Juried Art exhibition
- Innovation Studio
- Dinner stations open at 8:00 p.m., Raffle Drawing held during dinner.
- Dessert and Dancing. Entertainers for the evening include the Opal Staples Orchestra and DJ Nick Nicholson.
- Creative Cocktail Lounge open after dinner, Lower Level
Individual ticket purchases can be made online using the link below. For sponsorship information or to purchase tickets at the 21 Club benefit level, please contact Sebrina Williams at sebrina.williams(at)msichicago.org or (773) 947-3730.
- For information on the Black Creativity Gala, contact Sebrina Williams at (773) 947-3730 or sebrina.williams(at)msichicago.org.
- To inspire African-American children to pursue educational opportunities and careers in the fields of science, technology, medicine and engineering, through programs and events that encourage children and their parents to utilize the Museum of Science and Industry as a resource for exploring and discovering their inventive and creative genius.
Honoring Black Creativity
The Black Creativity plaque, crafted in bronze by famed sculptor Preston Jackson, honors the achievements of African Americans in the arts and sciences. On permanent display at MSI.