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Alive with Art 2017





For over 50 years, BAC has been a pillar of Brooklyn’s arts and culture scene, presenting arts experiences to hundreds of thousands of people across our borough and providing assistance to artists and culture groups. We're thrilled to invite you to Alive with Art, our annual benefit, where we'll celebrate BAC’s history and influence on Brooklyn’s cultural landscape and the many ways in which our programs enrich our neighborhoods, grow our economy, and create experiences that expand horizons.

This year, we’re proud to honor three community members: Thomas F. Schutte, Chairman of our Board and President of Pratt Institute, whose tremendous leadership has changed the face of Brooklyn and who is currently celebrating 24 years with Pratt Institute and 19 years of service on BAC's Board; legendary graffiti artist and graphic designer Leonard McGurr (Futura), whose work continues to influence the way we experience art and life in our borough; and Alloy Development, an award-winning Brooklyn-based architectural and development company whose projects include SPARK by Brooklyn Children’s Museum (the Museum’s DUMBO annex) and The 2,000 Gallon Project, an initiative which brought trees and plants to the streets of Gowanus.

Alive with Art will take place from 6:30 – 9:30pm on Thursday, May 18th at The William Vale in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, followed by an after party from 9:30-11:30pm. Please join us for a memorable evening of food, cocktails, friends, and great conversation!

Tickets are available on Eventbrite.

Alive with Art 2017
Thursday, May 18, 2017
Dinner 6:30-9:30pm | After Party 9:30-11:30pm
The William Vale
111 N. 12th Street
Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY 11249


Thomas F. Schutte
BAC Chairman of the Board
President of Pratt Institute

Leonard McGurr (Futura)
Legendary Brooklyn-Based
Graffiti Artist and Graphic Designer

Alloy Development
Award-Winning Brooklyn-Based
Architecture and Development Firm


$15,000 Event Sponsor: 16 reserved seats; logo recognition incorporated into Alive with Art logo lockup; top line recognition on all promotional materials; full color, two-page ad (center spread) in the commemorative journal; recognition from the stage as the event sponsor; an opportunity to address guests at the event.

$10,000 Producer: 12 reserved seats; sponsor recognition in invitation and journal; full-page ad on your choice of inside or outside back cover of journal (ad placement is first-come, first-served).

$5,000 Director: 6 reserved seats; sponsor recognition in invitation and journal; full-page ad in journal.

$3,000 Ensemble: 4 reserved seats; full-page ad and recognition in journal.

$1,500 Artist: 2 reserved seats; half-page ad and recognition in journal.

$400 Patron Ticket: 1 reserved seat.

$30 After Party Ticket: Admission for 1 to the After Party, advance purchase. Tickets are $50 at the door.

A portion of all package and patron ticket purchases (excluding After Party-only tickets) may be tax-deductible and will be acknowledged in a formal thank-you letter sent after the event.

We look forward to seeing you there!




6:30 pm - 11:30 pm

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