Sharing Our HeARTfelt Thanks to You for a Record-Breaking BAA Honors!

During the past year, BAA Honors has raised nearly $1.7 million from more than 350 donors and sponsors. BAA Honors is BAA Foundation’s largest single source of unrestricted funding for Boston Arts Academy. Thank you for supporting our diverse and talented students!

The BAA Honors event and auction are now closed. If you won a BAA Honors auction item, our team will be in touch with you. You also may contact Dee Alves, Donor Relations Coordinator, at or (617) 314-1905.

Did you miss the live broadcast of BAA Honors on Saturday, May 1? Want to watch again? Here is the recording!

As we come out of the pandemic, Boston Arts Academy and its students still need your support, now more than ever. Please consider donating here:

Here is the BAA Honors program book: BAA Honors 2021 Program Book

We are deeply grateful to our BAA Honors supporters and Honorees. Please see the full-page “Thank You” ad that appeared on May 2, 2021, courtesy of the Boston Globe:

2021 BAA Honors Boston Globe Full Page

Thank you for supporting Boston Arts Academy!

BAA Honors In The News


See Now!

We’re back! Bill Brett covered the Boston Arts Academy’s spring celebration, Bill Brett Boston, May 2, 2021

Amazon pledges $1 million to Boston arts organizations, The Boston Globe, May 2, 2021

The Boston Arts Academy Raises $1M+ at 2021 Honors Saturday, NBC10, May 1, 2021

Oscar winner Ruth E. Carter to be honored at Boston Arts Academy event, The Boston Globe, April 30, 2021

Five things you need to know today, and a Boston dance (and arts) party, BBJ, April 30, 2021

Meet Ruth E. Carter, the costumer behind ‘Black Panther,’ ‘Malcolm X,’ and more, The Boston Globe, April 29, 2021


Development in the Fenway Area Is Red Hot, NECN, “This Week in Business”, April 23, 2021

Wilson Butler Architects Founders Honored for a Legacy of Achievement in the Visual Arts, Boston Real Estate Times, April 22, 2021

Supporting Future Artists Through Boston Arts Academy Honors, NECN, “This is New England”, April 20, 2021

Boston Arts Academy Foundation Celebrates Students and Community Leaders at BAA Honors 2021, PR Newswire, April 15, 2021

Boston Arts Academy: One Family’s Incredible Success Story, NECN “Mom2Mom,” featuring BAA alumni parent and BAA Foundation Trustee Evelyn Arana-Ortiz with Ang Ortiz (BAA ’15) and Kafe Williams (BAA ’19), April 14, 2021

BAA Foundation Celebrates Students & Community at BAA Honors 2021, Boston Patch, April 14, 2021

Springfield Costume Designer Ruth Carter to be Honored by Boston Arts Academy, Mass Live, April 14, 2021

Perfect Dinner Dish ‘The Vacation Waffle’ featuring Chef JT Tulloch (BAA, NECN “The Chef’s Pantry,” April 9, 2021

This is New England with Latoyia Edwards, 30-minute Feature on BAA Honors 2021:
Airing Saturday, April 17 at 10 a.m. on NECN and Sunday, April 18 on NBC10 (time TBD)

This Week in Business, featuring Honorees Steve Samuels and Ernie Boch Jr.:
Airing Saturday, April 25 at 10 a.m. and 11 p.m. on NECN

Telemundo:, featuring Valerie Becker-Nogueira (BAA ’03, Alumni Board Chair) and Mayte Contreras Caro (BAA ’14)
Airdate: TBD