We are excited to announce our 3rd Annual Gala, Raices: A Celebration of our Roots on Thursday, September 22, 2016 at 6pm at the National Museum of Puerto Rican Arts and Culture.
This year is very special as we honor the recipients of our National Puerto Rican Ceiba Awards, Lin-Manuel Miranda of Hamilton: The Musical and renowned artist Antonio Martorell.
Both awardees will be joining us for this historical evening, you don’t want to miss it! Stay tuned, individual tickets will go on sale via Eventbrite this Saturday, June 25, 2016.
The National Museum of Puerto Rican Arts and Culture (NMPRAC) would like to invite you to partake in our 3rd Annual Gala; RAICES: A Celebration of Our Roots on Thursday, September 22, 2016 at 6:00pm at our fully restored landmark building located at 3015 W. Division in Chicago.
Join us in honoring this year’s National Puerto Rican Ceiba Award Recipients: Lin-Manuel Miranda and Antonio Martorell Tickets and sponsorships available now.
Each year as part of our gala, NMPRAC selects two major artists to receive their prestigious Ceiba Award, the only national award granted to Puerto Ricans for their artistic and cultural accomplishments.
We are excited to share that the recipients of the 2016 Ceiba Awards are; Tony Award winning and a creative genius, Lin-Manuel Miranda and the multi-disciplinary artistic living legend, Antonio Martorell. Both have confirmed to be with us this evening to receive their awards and we hope you will be part of this historic night.
Would you like to sponsor the event?
We are also open for sponsorships at this exciting event. The Annual Raices Gala helps to raise the necessary funds for the National Museum of Puerto Rican Arts and Culture to continue to thrive as a cultural anchor in the City of Chicago as well as become the preferred destination for all those wanting to learn about our rich history, art and culture. As the only self-standing Puerto Rican museum in the United States our vision is to collaborate with other institutions to harness the necessary resources in order to expand our programming, exhibits and visitor experience.
If you are interested in sponsoring the event, click here to download our sponsorship package.