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Thursday, October 28, 2021

Please note: Ticket sales are now closed!

On October 28, 2021, SBMA will host our annual ARTLIGHTS Gala at the Palais Royal. Join us for fabulous fun, art, and community.

Your support will help us continue to provide ongoing community outreach, school programming, exceptional studio art classes, engaging exhibitions & collections and community events. Decades of research show strong and consistent links between high-quality arts education and a wide range of impressive educational outcomes. Please help SBMA continue with its mission by making a contribution, participating in our event and inviting your friends to join us!

Our honorees are great friends to the museum:

Lea Goldman – Carlotta Banta Artistic Achievement Award
Dick Reineke – Carlotta Banta Friend of the Arts Award
Kurt Janowsky – SBMA I Love South Bend Award

Each year, we look forward to our Artslam competition in which the museum invites five artists in the community to create their own artwork, inspired by a piece from the Permanent Art Collection at the Art Museum.

Art Slam participants include: Kara Bauman, Austin Gammage, Kirsten Sharpe, Amanda Ward, & David Wemhoff

Use the links below to bid in the silent auction and show your support by voting for your favorite Art Slammer or your favorite artwork created for this event!

Click here to support our amazing sponsors!

We value the safety of our guests attending the Artlights Gala. We will be following CDC COVID protocols and are requiring all guests to present proof  of vaccination or a negative covid test taken within 72 hours of the event. We also encourage everyone to wear a mask when not eating, drinking, or sitting at their table. Please bring a copy or photo of your COVID vaccination card or a copy of your negative test result to the check-in desk the night of the gala. Please know we will update you if our event is impacted by COVID restrictions. We thank you in advance for your cooperation.

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  • Time: October 28, 2021 - 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Venue:Palais Royale