Here you will find all of the necessary information needed for your 2018 Wearable Art Gala Experience!
A limited number of hotel rooms have been reserved minutes away from the Alexandria Ballroom.
To book a hotel room, please visit the following links by JANUARY 30, 2018.
(Note: JW Marriot and Ritz-Carlton are housed in one building)
JW Marriott ($359.00 per night plus tax and fees)
Ritz-Carlton ($379 per night plus taxes and fees)
ROOMS MUST BE RESERVED BY JANUARY 30, 2018
2018 Gala Sponsor Ads – Deadline February 20, 2018
Include your Business Advertisement or Congratulatory Ad to our honorees in our Limited Edition Commemorative Gala Program Book !
This year, the Gala pays tribute to Gloria Carter and Beyoncé Knowles-Carter.
Gloria Carter is the inaugural recipient of the Everyday People Award. Ms. Carter co-founded the Shawn Carter Foundation with her son,
JAY-Z, with the mission of helping individuals who face socio-economic hardships to further their education at post secondary institutions.
To submit your ad, please follow the steps below:
- Step One: See ad size and pricing options to select your congratulatory ad. Click here to read AD Specs
- Step Two: Submit your message via email to Cicley@wacotheatercenter.com
- Step Three: Complete your payment at the link below.
Deadline for all messages, original artwork and payment is February 20, 2018
DONATE TO OUR AUCTION
Wearable Art Gala Silent & Live Auction! March 17th, 2018
Richard Lawson, President
Richard has had a long and distinguished career as an actor and master teacher that spans almost 5 decades. Read More …
Tina Knowles Lawson, Vice-President
Tina is a Fashion Designer who has been featured in a slew of publications including Vogue, Cosmopolitan, Harper’s Bazaar, L’official, InSyle, and Sports Illustrated Read More …
Babe Evans, Gala Committee
Babe Evans career in theatre spans 40 years and includes acting, producing and children’s theatre. She served as the president of the Burbage Theatre Company . Read More…
Jo-An Turman, Gala Committee
Jo-An Turman is the Vice President of Entertainment Industry Partnerships and Real Estate Broker for Habitat for Humanity of Read More…
Mai Lassiter, Gala Committee
Mai Lassiter has actively supported a variety of charitable organizations as a board member, volunteer and fundraiser. Read More…
Kawanna Brown, Gala Committee
Kawanna Brown is Chief Operating Officer of Magic Johnson Enterprises, the hub of all Magic Johnson businesses. Read More …
Robi Reed, Gala Committee