Annual Gala de Arte


Gala de Arte
Friday, May 5, 2017
Revel Fulton Market
6:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.

The National Museum of Mexican Art and presenting sponsor BMO Harris are pleased to invite you to join us at the Museum’s 2017 Gala de Arte in celebration of the Museum’s 30th anniversary to take place on Friday, May 5th at Revel Fulton Market.

Themed Viva la Vida: Celebrating 30 Years of Art and Culture, the Gala de Arte will be an incomparable black tie evening - along with mixing and mingling with your fellow supporters, you’ll be treated to fantastic Mexican cuisine, live music, and dancing. This year we are proud to honor internationally known, Chicago-born author, MacArthur Genius Award recipient and National Medal of Arts winner, Sandra Cisneros with the Arthur R. Velasquez Award. We promise you a memorable evening that won’t disappoint!
Gala de Arte Co-Chairs Edith Diaz and Dusty Stemer, along with the National Museum of Mexican Art's Gala Board Committee look forward to hosting guests at this year's Gala de Arte.
Cocktail Reception: 6 - 7 p.m.
Dinner and Program: 7 p.m.
Tickets: $500
Purchase a ticket here.
For more information on sponsorship opportunities please download the 2017 Gala de Arte Sponsorship Packet. Please contact Chief Development Officer, Barbara Engelskirchen at  for sponsorship inquires. 
Gala de Arte Honorary Chair
The Honorable Rahm Emanuel, Mayor of the City of Chicago 
Presenting Sponsor:
Platinum Sponsor:
Gold Sponors:
Allstate Insurance
Azteca Foods, Inc.
Maria Bechily & Scott Hodes
Martin R. Castro
Chicago Tribune and Hoy
Constellation Brands
Douglas A. Doetsch
Evans Foods
Phillip Fuentes
Goya Foods
Carol and John McKinnon
Northern Trust
The PrivateBank
SOLIC Capital
Wintrust Community Banks
Silver Sponsors:
ABC7 Chicago
Advanced Care Medical Specialists
Apoyo Medico Legal
Baker & McKenzie LLP
JP Morgan Chase Bank
Chepov & Scott, LLC
Chico & Nunes, P.C.
Choose Chicago
Andrew and Ellen Hauptman, Chicago Fire Soccer Club
HBK Engineering
Rita & Jim Knox
Manuel Medina
Juan Gabriel Moreno
Blanca Murillo DDS
Sally & Lou Nieto
Miguel Noyola
Northwestern Mutual North Shore
University of Illinois System
Official Airline
Beer Sponsor
Tequila Sponsor
Coffee Bar Provided by
Image credt: Bella Frida, David Martinez