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The Party for "Charles White: A Retrospective"

  • The Art Institute of Chicago 111 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60603 (map)

Griffin Court
Enter through Pritzker Garden
Tickets start at $125

Celebrate the opening of "Charles White: A Retrospective" with this special evening honoring the legacy of a remarkable artist who was integrally connected to the history and cultural life of Chicago.

This after-hours event, co-hosted by the museum’s Leadership Advisory Committee (LAC), provides the premier public viewing of the highly anticipated "Charles White: A Retrospective"—the first major career survey in over 30 years. A reception in the Modern Wing’s Griffin Court follows featuring live music and entertainment, cocktails, and appetizers.

With VIP and Sponsor-level tickets, your evening also includes an elegant pre-celebration reception on the museum’s Bluhm Family Terrace, with stunning views of the city’s skyline and Millennium Park, beginning at 5:30.

TICKETS—http://bit.ly/2HdFx5d

For the VIP reception, use the Modern Wing entrance at 159 East Monroe Street.

For the 6:30 celebration, enter through the Pritzker Garden at 230 South Columbus Drive.

Attire: Cocktail Chic

Individual Ticket $125
Admission for 1
Open bar and food stations throughout the evening

VIP and Sponsor Tickets
Harvest Talk Sponsor: $10,000
• 10 reserved section tickets
• 10 catalogues
• 10 tickets for aspiring young professionals, artists, and cultural leaders to attend the opening celebration
• Recognition in sponsorship acknowledgments
• Name included in event press, social media, and event feature on museum website
• VIP reception with Charles White family, visiting dignitaries, and exhibition sponsors and lenders

Love Letter Sponsor: $5,000
• 5 reserved section tickets
• 5 catalogues
• 5 tickets for aspiring young professionals, artists and cultural leaders to attend the opening celebration
• Mention on event social media, event feature on museum website
• Recognition in sponsorship acknowledgments
• VIP reception with Charles White family, visiting dignitaries, exhibition sponsors and lenders

This, My Brother VIP Ticket: $1,000
• 1 reserved section ticket
• 1 catalogue
• VIP reception with Charles White family, visiting dignitaries, and exhibition sponsors and lenders
• Mention in program

Honorary Event Chair: Darrel Hackett, President, BMO Wealth Management U.S.
Event Co-chairs: Diane Dinkins-Carr and Steven Hunter

Proceeds from the event will help support the museum’s efforts to provide accessible and community-based programming.

Attendees must be 21+, and valid ID is required upon entry. Your contribution is tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law.

Lead Event Sponsor: BMO Harris Bank

Harvest Talk Sponsors
GCM Grosvenor
Isobel Neal
Neal and Leroy, LLC

Love Letter Sponsors
Channing Capital Management, LLC
Darrell A. Williams and Allison Grant Williams
Don and Rebecca Ford Terry
Fifth Third Bank
Gary and Hannah Hirschberg, Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC
Lloyd A. Fry Foundation
Loop Capital Markets, LLC
Peggy A. Montes

Image: Charles White, printed and published by Edward Hamilton. Love Letter III, 1977. Margaret Fisher Fund. © The Charles White Archives Inc.

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Earlier Event: June 6
IMAN
Later Event: June 10
Potluck Iftar for Humanity