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You are cordially invited to attend and support ILA’s annual Black Art Love Affair (BALA), an immersive experience honoring Black artists in Chicago. This year’s theme, An Intimate Look, encompasses the essence of BALA – an evening for guests to not only peek into the art and humanity of the featured artists, but also a chance to discover their own creative power.

Join fellow art enthusiasts, thought leaders and corporate partners in gathering to celebrate Black artists, amplify ILA’s mission and fellowship with old friends and new acquaintances. This will be an unforgettable night filled with inspired art, silent auctions, experiential activations, and so much more!

Date and Time:
Saturday, June 8th, 6:00pm-9:00pm CST

Parkway Ballroom
4455 S King Dr, Chicago, IL 60653

This will be an evening filled with sponsored cocktails, delicious eats, a silent art auction, an interactive art installation, and a beautiful awards program for our honorees.

Dress Code:
We encourage guests to wear cocktail attire.

Food and Beverage: 
Passed Hors D'oeuvres & Open Bar

The event will feature music courtesy of DJ Reed City, as well as a special live performance. 

General Terms

All items are non-refundable, all sales are final.

Refund Policy

All items are non-refundable under any circumstances.