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The 35th annual Black Creativity Gala, to be held on Saturday, January 27, 2018, 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 700 guests for an evening of lively entertainment, dancing, sumptuous food and enchanting settings.

35th Annual Black Creativity Gala

Saturday, January 27, 2018 from 6:30 p.m. to midnight
Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago

6:30 p.m.
2018 Juried Art Exhibition viewing 
Cocktails and hors d’oeuvres

7:30 p.m.
Welcome remarks

8 p.m.
Elegant dinner stations

Valet Parking
Doors open at 6:30 p.m.
West Pavilion

Musical Entertainment
Englewood Children’s Choir 
DJ Nick “Nonstop” Nicholson

Creative Cocktail Lounge
Lower Level

Tickets and sponsorship

Individual tickets as well as sponsorships can be purchased online.

Thanks to our 2018 Black Creativity Gala sponsors