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Gala or Fête

BAA Honors 2020 hosted by Boston Arts Academy Foundation

When: May 02, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Where: 510 Atlantic Avenue, Boston, MA
Ages allowed: 18+
Cost: $500
BAA Honors 2020 hosted by Boston Arts Academy Foundation


The Boston Arts Academy Foundation is hosting its annual BAA Honors celebration on Saturday, May 2, 2020. The signature fundraising event that Boston Arts Academy (BAA), Boston’s only public high school for the visual and performing arts, features a cocktail reception, dinner, student performances, live auction, and dancing. The event will be followed by an After Party at the hotel, which begins at 9 p.m.

2020 Honorees
• Civic Responsibility Honoree: Steve Samuels, Chairman & Principal, Samuels & Associates
• Music Honoree: Ernie Boch Jr., President & CEO, Subaru of New England
• Dance Honoree: Eve Rounds, Nonprofit Dance Advocate
• Fashion Design & Technology Honoree: Ruth E. Carter, Costume Designer for Film & Television
• Film & Television Honoree: David Ortiz, FOX Sports, MLB Studio Analyst
• Visual Arts Honorees: Scott Wilson & Scott Butler, Founding Directors, Wilson Butler Architects

Honorary Chair
• The Honorable Martin J. Walsh Mayor, City of Boston

• Sue Brady Hartigan, On-Air Personality, iHeartRadio
• Lee Michael Kennedy, President and CEO, Lee Kennedy Co. Inc.

Mistress of Ceremonies
• Latoyia Edwards, Anchor, NBC 10 Boston & necn

6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. – Cocktail Reception and Silent Auction
7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. – Dinner, Program, and Live Auction
9:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m. – After Party

BAA Honors’ media partners are the NBC Boston group, including NECN, NBC10 Boston and Telemundo Boston, as well as iHeartMedia, which are both dedicated to celebrating Boston’s love for arts education, diversity and inclusion.

For more information, to purchase tickets or sponsor the event, please visit