BAA Honors: May 1, 2021

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You can also download a copy of our sponsorship packet if you would prefer to mail your gift in: click here to download the sponsorship packet.

Saturday, May 1, 2021

A Multi-Platform Experience!

Join us Saturday, May 1, 2021 from 7:00 to 8:00 pm EST for a special evening as we celebrate BAA Honors 2021 in style. While the pandemic caused us to reimagine BAA Honors, our annual celebration promises to be better than ever! BAA Honors 2021 will air on NBC10, NECN, Telemundo, and stream live online. You can join us from anywhere!

Save the date for your front row seat (from home) to celebrate Boston Arts Academy with honoree awards, entertainment, student and alumni performances, online auction, and other surprises!

BAA Honors is BAA Foundation’s largest annual source of unrestricted revenue, and your support is vital to BAA’s continued success providing opportunities and resources for our students to grow in ways they never thought possible. We need your support now more than ever to achieve our $1 million goal!

Highlights of BAA Honors 2019

Past Honorees

Civic Responsibility Honoree Linda Pizzuti Henry Managing Director, Boston Globe; Co-Founder, HUBweek
Dance Honoree Mikko Nissinen Hart Artistic Director’s Chair, Boston Ballet
Music Honoree Roger H. Brown President, Berklee College of Music
Fashion Honoree Angelica Timas Fashion designer and CEO, Angelica Timas brand
Theatre Honoree Kevin Sussman Actor and Comedian, The Big Bang Theory
Visual Arts Honoree Lisa Tung Executive Director, Bakalar & Paine Galleries, Massachusetts College of Art and Design

Civic Responsibility Honoree The Honorable Martin J. Walsh Mayor, City of Boston
Visual Arts Honoree Liz Kelner Pozen Visual Artist, Poet, and Psychotherapist
Instrumental Music Honoree David Davidson (BAA ‘04) Guitarist, Revocation
Art Activism Honoree Rick Lowe 2014 MacArthur Fellow
Fashion Design Honoree Jay Calderin Founder, Boston Fashion Week
Television and Film Honoree Maura Tierney Actress, “ER” and Golden Globe Award winner
Vocal Music Honoree Michael L. Bivins Music Mogul, Entertainer
Dance Honoree Belén Pereyra-Alem (BAA ‘05) Dancer, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater