Black Creativity Gala

Saturday, January 26, 2019
6 to 11 p.m.
Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago

The Black Creativity Gala, to be held on Saturday, January 26, 2019, celebrates the legacy of rich contributions and achievements made by African Americans while encouraging a deeper interest in science and technology among youth.

The Gala is a highlight of Chicago’s winter season and is attended by prominent business, political and community leaders. The Museum hosts this Gala every year to help raise awareness and support for our science education efforts to promote curiosity, creativity and confidence in underserved communities. We are looking forward to welcoming more than 800 guests for an evening of lively entertainment, dancing, sumptuous food and enchanting settings.


6 p.m. – Juried Art Exhibition, Cocktails and Hors d’Oeuvres | West Pavilion

7 p.m. – Elegant Dinner Stations, Live Performances, Dancing | Main Level

7:15 p.m. – Welcome Remarks | Main Level Rotunda

8 p.m. – Creative Cocktail Lounge | Lower Level

Valet Parking
Doors open at 6 p.m.
Enter through West Pavilion
(see map)

Musical Entertainment
Nanette Frank Jazz Orchestra
Chicago Children’s Choir
DJ Nick "Nonstop" Nicholson

Demetrius Ivory

Tickets and sponsorship

Individual tickets as well as sponsorships can be purchased online.