2017 St. Louis Arts Awards

2017 St. Louis Arts Awards

Date: January 23, 2017

Location: Chase Park Plaza

Celebrating its 26th year, the St. Louis Arts Awards is the area’s preeminent event honoring individuals, organizations and businesses that achieve a legacy of artistic excellence and enrich St. Louis’ arts and cultural community. Susan Block, founder of the Designing Block, and John Russell, Senior Vice President at Stifel Financial Corporation, will co-chair this year’s event. Proceeds from the event benefit the Arts and Education Council’s annual campaign which provides financial support, professional development, incubator space and collaborative opportunities for nearly 70 arts and arts education organizations throughout the 16-county, bi-state region.

For sponsorship opportunities, please contact Kate Francis, Vice President of Development, at Kate-F@KeepArtHappening.org or 314-289-4003 for more information.

New for the 2017 St. Louis Arts Awards:  Individuals purchasing Producer or Patron level ticket(s) or Major Benefactor table sponsorship(s) also receive invitation(s) to an exclusive VIP After Party! 


Ticket sales will end at noon on 1/23/2017.


Lifetime Achievement in the Arts
Steven Woolf,
The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis
Excellence in Philanthropy
Jim and Cathy Berges, 
The Berges Family Foundation
Art Educator of the Year
Harvey Lockhart,
Riverview Gardens School District
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Excellence in the Arts
Mike Isaacson,
The Muny and Fox Theatricals
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Excellence in the Arts
Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum
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Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum

Corporate Support of the Arts
U.S. Bank
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Arts Innovator
Pianos for People
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