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Join Us for the 3rd Annual ARTS ATL Luminary Awards

Jan. 27th at City Winery

The evening will begin at 5 p.m. with a VIP cocktail reception, brought to you by our host committee. Featuring surprise performances and special guests (including the biggest puppet you’ve ever seen).


 

The third annual ARTS ATL Luminary Awards are Atlanta’s premier arts honors, celebrating the social impact, diversity, innovation, leadership and generosity of the city’s creative community. In a ceremony to be held at City Winery on Jan. 27, Atlanta artists will celebrate their own as part of a night starting with a VIP reception and culminating with the awards ceremony and dinner.

Tickets are on sale now:

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The evening will begin at 5 p.m. with a VIP cocktail reception, brought to you by our host committee. Featuring surprise performances and special guests (including the biggest puppet you’ve ever seen).

The gala continues with the awards ceremony and seated dinner from 6-9 p.m., with the bestowing of the Luminary Awards and performances by:

Terminus Modern Ballet Theatre
Grammy-nominated singer/songwriter Kameron Corvet
The Atlanta Music Project
Whole World Comedy
& Special guests from the Center for Puppetry Arts.


 

Please join us in celebrating the 2019 Luminary Awards recipients:

THE LUMINARY AWARD FOR ARTS EDUCATION

Dantes Rameau, Atlanta Music Project

THE LUMINARY AWARD FOR PHILANTHROPIC LEGACY

Howard and Victoria Palefsky

THE LUMINARY AWARD FOR ARTS INNOVATION

Presented by THEA
TILA Studios

THE LUMINARY AWARD FOR OUTSTANDING LEADERSHIP

Presented by Turner
Vincent Anthony, Center for Puppetry Arts

THE LUMINARY AWARD FOR COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

Presented by The Home Depot Foundation
The Atlanta Opera, Veterans Program


 

Additionally, ArtsATL has partnered with Fulton County Arts and Culture to bestow the Joan P. Garner Outstanding Service to the Arts award at the Luminary Awards ceremony. This year we will award the following recipients:

Marvin Arrington Jr., Fulton County District 5 commissioner. Arrington oversees Fulton County’s strategic cultural plan and has served with numerous boards. He is an Atlanta native.

Theresa M. Howard, a longtime civil servant and educator who is an instructor in African dance at Emory University and an assistant professor at Kennesaw State University. She founded the M.O.D.E. “Edeliegba” Senior Dance Ensemble, a traveling dance troupe comprising male and female senior citizens aged 60 years and older.

Our congratulations to all awards recipients, and a special thank you to our Host Committee:

Jeff Adams, Isabella Alexander, Ashish Bagle, Joseph & Lisa Bankoff, Melissa Brogdon, Louis Corrigan, Cynthia Crain-Lee, Margot Dukes, Rachel Eisaman, Catherine Fox, Marius Hechter, Charlie Henn, Amy & Van Jensen, Kara Kennedy, Marissa Kessler, Ivan Pulinkala, Leandrew & Cynthia Tabb, Doug Shipman, James Weis, Cecily Welch, Jared Welsh

The event is open to the public, and tickets are now available.

  • $100 – general admission to reception and ceremony
  • $150 – Host Committee single ticket, including reception and ceremony plus recognition
  • $250 – Host Committee couple, including two tickets to reception and ceremony plus recognition
  • $1,250 – Host Committee table, including eight tickets to reception and ceremony plus recognition
  • $1,500 – Honor a Recipient, including a table for eight, tickets to reception and special named honor given to an awards recipient during the ceremony

City Winery is located at 650 North Ave., Ponce City Market, Atlanta, GA, 30308. Parking is available in any Ponce City Market lot. Detailed directions are available here.

Special thanks to the Luminary Awards sponsors: