2019 Arts & Artists in Progress Awards

In 2019, we will honor individuals and organizations in the performing arts who through their leadership, advocacy, organizing, teaching artistry and/or their own work, have challenged oppression, whether through the lens of race, sexuality, gender or ability.

MARCH 2, 2019 | 7:30 PM

honoring

ACRE and The Laundromat Project

ACRE (ARTISTS CO-CREATING REAL EQUITY)

Passing It On award to The Laundromat Project

IRONDALE ENSEMBLE PROJECT, JIM NIESEN, ARTISTIC DIRECTOR

Passing It On to Letter of Marque

EVA YAA ASANTEWAA

Passing It On to Dancing While Black / Paloma McGregor 

The Awards Program will be hosted by representatives of the
FIRST AMENDMENT SANCTUARY SPACES

Click here to learn more about the awardees, presenters, and performers.

7:30
Cocktails & Hors D’oeuvres

8:15
Awards Program

featuring performances by

Mariana Valencia and Onliest (Tiffany James and Ganessa James)

9:30
After Party

Buy tickets | $150 Assigned Seating | $75 General Seating 1 | $35 General Seating 2

Make a contribution in their name 

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The event will take place in the BAX Building, 421 Fifth Avenue, Park Slope, Brooklyn.
Click HERE for directions.
Please note that the event will take place on the second and third floors of the building without an elevator. 

event sponsors

The 2019 BAX Artist & Artists In Progress Awards is sponsored through the underwriting and generous contributions of THE SCOTT KLEIN TEAM @ COMPASS REAL ESTATE.


Official Beer Sponsor: Brooklyn Brewery

Interested in sponsoring this event?
BAX is looking for donated goods and services. Contact Sara Roer (sara@bax.org) for details. 

PHOTO CREDITS:
Maria Bauman-Morales by Thomas Dunn
Sarita Covington (courtesy of the artist)
Nathan Trice (courtesy of the artist)
The Laundromat Project’s Field Day Festival: Harlem, 2015. The Laundry Room (116th St. & Lenox Avenue), by Ray Llanos; Courtesy of The Laundromat Project
Jim Niesen (courtesy of the artist)
Letter of Marque (courtesy of the artist)
Eva Yaa Asentewaa by Scott Shaw
Paloma McGregor by Melisa Cardona
First Amendment Sanctuary Spaces by Fernando Maneca
Mariana Valencia by Charlotte Curtis
ONLIEST by Tanya Williams