Next Begins Now

Save the Date!

Friday, October 18, 2024

The Arts Club of Chicago
201 E Ontario St, Chicago, IL

$1,000 Premier Tickets (2)
(includes 2 tickets, complimentary valet parking, and recognition in the event program)
$350 Standard Ticket (1)

Cocktail Attire

Event Co-Chairs
J. Alexander Cestero and Brian Walsh


Luminarts Cultural Foundation’s annual Next begins Now¬†returns with a dazzling evening featuring Chicago’s next generation of artists, along with a cocktail reception and dinner. All proceeds support emerging artists with fellowships, project grants, and professional resources.

Please find sponsorship opportunities here.

Please contact Christina DeMarea, Executive Director, at or 312-282-2217, with questions or to pledge a sponsorship.

Thank you to our sponsors!

Presenting Sponsors

Thank you to Wintrust Bank for helping ...

Innovation Sponsors

J. Alexander Cestero & Brian Walsh

Sally Metzler, PhD, and George Dunea, MD

Impact Sponsors

Garrett Museum of Art