Celebrate Ancona at the Bridgeport Art Center the Evening of April 22nd!

Please join us in celebrating the Ancona School community at our 2017 Gala on Saturday, April 22! It will be a night of merriment and fellowship as we honor our members of our faculty and community. This year’s festivities will feature a live and silent auction, a fabulous raffle, dinner, and dancing the night away.

Come cheer our accomplishments, revel in togetherness, and most importantly, support the Ancona School. We look forward to seeing you there!

For questions about the 2017 Gala, to buy tickets, make a donation or volunteer, please contact Angie Martinez in the Office of Advancement at 773.322.1723 or gro.l1490779206oohcs1490779206anocn1490779206a@zen1490779206itram1490779206a1490779206.

Purchase Gala 2017 Tickets Here

Sponsor the Gala

A philanthropic investment in Ancona’s Gala helps us fulfill our mission of being one of the most economically, racially, culturally and socially diverse independent schools in Chicago. Benefits include event signage, tickets, web exposure, placement in promotional materials including invitation to 4,000 households and more. View the sponsorship levels below and become a sponsor of the 2017 Gala today!

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Program Book Adverstising

We invite you to support Ancona by taking out an ad in the 2017 Gala program book.  Reserving an ad is a great opportunity to connect with your Ancona community, show your support for our remarkable school and preserve our commitment to economic diversity, priceless traditions like camp, music, art and many other critical academic programing.

All images must meet minimum resolution requirements of 300 dpi. Image files must be CMYK and in .gif, .eps or .jpg file format. Any ad not meeting the ad sizes may be altered. Full page ads are 5”w x 8”h; Half page ads are 5”w x 4”h; Quarter page ads are 2.5”w x 4”h.

All ad content is due no later than Wednesday, March 22, 2017. Please click the program ad rates below for more details.

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We are excited to announce that this year’s raffle winner will receive: Two (2) Round Trip First Class Air Tickets anywhere in North America or the Caribbean on United Airlines!

Raffle tickets are $20 each, or 6 for $100

Click Here to Purchase Raffle Tickets