Annual Gala at the Contemporary Arts Center: The Regional
The CAC’s 2022 Gala is themed around the recent exhibition, The Regional, celebrating the artistic and cultural complexity of the Midwest. Featuring Guest Speaker Mayor Aftab Pureval.
Join us for our Annual Gala on Saturday, August 20th, 2022 at the Contemporary Arts Center.
The 2022 Gala is themed around the recent CAC Exhibition, The Regional, which “celebrates the artistic and cultural complexity of the Midwest, offering audiences a more comprehensive understanding of this time in this place.” – Forbes
The event features curated food and drink by Fausto at the CAC, an exclusive in-person-only benefit art auction, dynamic and unforgettable performances and live music, portrait photography, an engaging seated program, and more.
Mayor Aftab Pureval, Former CAC Trustee
City Councilmember Reginald Harris and his husband Aaron Shield, both Members of The 50
2022 Regional Gala Honorees:
Sara & Michelle Vance Waddell (Arts philanthropists, Members of The WOMXN)
Toilynn O’Neal Turner (Artist, curator, activist, businesswoman)
About The Regional exhibition:
The Regional is the first major multi-museum survey dedicated to contemporary artists living and working in the Midwest, and features works across painting, photography, installation, and performance. The artists come from a variety of backgrounds and are currently based in Detroit, Cincinnati, Chicago, Cleveland, Columbus, Indianapolis, Kansas City, Madison, Minneapolis, and Saint Louis, among other locales throughout the Midwest.
Celebrating the artistic and cultural complexity of the region, the exhibition provides a platform for a generation of artists who are shaping the current and future discourses of contemporary art and culture.
The Regional is co-organized by the Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati and the Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City.
Individual ticket includes:
Complimentary food and drink by Fausto at the CAC
Admission to 2022 CAC benefit art auction
Admission to seated program featuring guest speaker, Mayor Aftab Pureval
Automatic admission to Gala Afterparty in CAC Black Box (optional)
VIP ticket includes all benefits listed above, plus:
Access to exclusive VIP Lounge & Terrace (including private bar)
Priority seating during progarm and live auction
Early auction viewing (PDF)
INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*
- Aug 20, 2022 at 05:00 pm - 09:00 pm (Sat)
Additional time info:
Don't forget to join us at the Annual Gala Afterparty, from 9PM-12AM in our Lower Lobby and Black Box. You ticket to the Gala includes admission to this energetic dance party.
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