Advocate for the Arts Awards Benefit

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 27, 2021
Fairmont Chicago Millennium Park
Reception 6pm – Dinner 7pm

Co-Chairs: Amy Lee Boonstra, Kate Donaldson, Adam Grais, LaRue Robinson
 

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Please join us for an evening supporting the Grant Park Music Festival featuring special performances by our 2021 Project Inclusion String Quartet and 2019 vocal fellow, soprano Shaina Martinez, as well as violin virtuoso William Hagen.

Legendary Chicago news anchor and Festival friend Ron Magers will emcee our program and engage guests in a paddle raise to help fund the Festival’s free concerts and education programs in Millennium Park and neighborhoods across the city. 

We will also proudly present 2021 Advocate for the Arts Awards to the following leaders who have made extraordinary contributions to Chicago’s arts and cultural landscape.  

2021 Advocate for the Arts Awards Honorees

BOB WISLOW
Chairman and CEO
Parkside Realty, Inc.
Presented by Donna LaPietra
Chair and President, Millennium Park Foundation
 

WALTER E. HELLER FOUNDATION 

KYLE DICKSON
Conductor, Violinist, Educator

Health and Safety: Due to prevailing guidelines, all guests must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Face masks will also be required, regardless of vaccination status. We will evolve and update our plans based on the latest health recommendations. Thank you for working with us to provide a safe environment for everyone during this unprecedented time. 

For more information about this event, please call 312.744.2162 or email development@gpmf.org.