News & Events

25
Jun

Live Performance: Eli Winter at The Constellation

Live Performance: Eli Winter at The Constellation
When: Friday, June 25 at 8 p.m.
Featuring: Eli Winter, 2021 Fellow in Creative Writing, sponsored by William Richards
Location: The Constellation (3111 North Western Avenue, Chicago)
Click HERE to learn more.

02
Jul

Live Performance: Julian Velasco at Elgin Symphony Orchestra Summer Festival

Live Performance: Julian Velasco at Elgin Symphony Orchestra Summer Festival
When: Friday, July 2 at 2 p.m.
Featuring: Julian Velasco, 2020 Fellow in Classical Music, Saxophone, sponsored by The TAWANI
Location: Venue at Goebbert’s (42W813 Reinking Rd)
Click HERE to learn more.

06
Jul

Live Performance: Tuesdays on the Terrace

Live Performance: Tuesday’s on the Terrace
When: Tuesday, July 6 at 5:30 p.m.
Featuring: Katie Ernst, 2013 Fellow in Jazz
Location: MCA (220 E Chicago Ave., Chicago)
Click HERE to learn more.

02
Oct

Next Begins Now

EVENT CO-CHAIRS

Mary and Lionel Go
Luminarts Board of Directors

ABOUT NEXT BEGINS NOW

Please join the Luminarts Cultural Foundation for its signature fall celebration, Next begins Now! This event will feature world-class performances, studio visits, and readings by Chicago’s exemplary young artists in Classical Music, Creative Writing, Jazz, Visual Arts, Dance, Fashion, and Architecture. It is scheduled to take place in-person at The Arts Club of Chicago with an elegant dinner and cocktails and will be broadcast simultaneously the night of the event. Proceeds from Next begins Now will support Luminarts’ mission of providing the resources needed for outstanding, emerging artists to launch a professional career in the arts.

For updates, please visit luminarts.org/nbn or contact Marlena Dzis, Development Director, at marley@luminarts.org or (312) 692-2379. Ticket information coming soon. To view sponsorship opportunities, please click HERE.


THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS

Presenting Sponsor

Innovation Sponsors

Mary and Lionel Go &

Creativity Sponsors

 


Myrna W. Kaplan

Dr. Sally Metzler and George Dunea, MD

Cherilyn G. Murer

William Richards &

Impact Sponsors

Chartwell Insurance

Scott Fortman – Gibbons, Fortman & Associates


Thompson Coburn LLP

Thank you to our Host Committee!*

Matt R. Olaveson, Chair

Mark and Lynne Arizmendi
Sarah de Blasio
Mike and Cheryl Del Campo
Mr. Michael J. Dompke
John and Connie Donnelly
Celine Fitzgerald
Mr. and Mrs. C. Luther Fors, II
Scott and Edie Fortman
David Helverson
L. Jessica Jagielnik
Karen and Bob Jones
Myrna W. Kaplan
Kylie A. Krizek
Susan Lape and Tim Bowling
Lindsay and Kyle Mackey
Dr. Sally Metzler and George Dunea, MD
Cherilyn G. Murer
Ken Norgan
Stephen J. Schlegel
Doug Walker
Rebecca Woan

*As of May 26, 2021


The 2020 Next begins Now digital program may be found HERE.