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Tulsa's most creative fundraiser: Saturday, May 12, 2018
Join ahha as we celebrate the spark that gives Tulsa its unique vitality. We invite you to CREATE.

 

Ticket sales are now closed.
After Party tickets are available at the door for $100 each on Saturday, May 12 at 9:00 PM.
No After Party sales after 11:30 PM.

PLEASE SAVE THE DATE FOR NEXT YEAR'S EVENT: SATURDAY, MAY 11, 2019.

 

CREATE guests will be the first to participate in
THE EXPERIENCE: a large-scale, artist-driven, immersive, sensory installation.

 

We invite you to CREATE.

CREATE will take place at the ahha Hardesty Center in the Tulsa Arts District of downtown Tulsa. The evening will begin at 6:00pm with cocktails and artful hors d’oeuvres in the Jack + Ann Graves Garden for the Arts. Next, a designer dinner featuring cuisine by Chef William Lyle of the Summit Club, will be served in the main gallery, surrounded by artworks created by Andrew Hladky. Following dinner, guests will be the first to explore the new EXPERIENCE located on the second floor followed by creative dessert and drinks in a rooftop after-party on the third floor terrace. There will be live art experiences and surprise entertainment throughout the night.

The attire for CREATE is creative black tie.

 

 

Sponsorship Opportunities

Ticket sales are now closed.
After Party tickets are available at the door for $100 each on Saturday, May 12 at 9:00 PM.
No After Party sales after 11:30 PM.

 

PRESENTING SPONSOR $25,000

  • 2 tables of 10 with premium seating and access to VIP amenities, including premier access to The Experience 

  • Logo and name with premium placement in email newsletter, on CREATE website and on all event signage

  • Verbal recognition during CREATE gala

  • Name listed in press release, invitation to participate in earned media opportunity and participation in pre-event publicity photo

  • Branded presence on event step-and-repeat (with ahha)

  • Inclusion in one print ad each in Tulsa People, Tulsa World and Oklahoma Magazine; inclusion in PSA script delivered to KWGS and logo/name featured in one sponsored Facebook ad for 7 days

  • Includes access to the rooftop after-party.
     


MASTER $15,000

  • 1 table of 10 with premium seating and access to VIP amenities including premier access to The Experience 
  • Logo and name in email newsletter, on CREATE website and on all event signage
  • Verbal recognition during CREATE gala
  • Logo and name featured in one sponsored Facebook ad for 7 days
  • Includes access to the rooftop after-party.

VIRTUOSO $10,000

  • 1 table of 10 and access to VIP amenities including premier access to The Experience 
  • Name in email newsletter, on CREATE website and on all event signage
  • Verbal recognition during CREATE gala
  • Logo and name featured in one sponsored Facebook ad for 7 days
  • Includes access to the rooftop after-party.

ARTISAN $5,000

  • 1 table of 8 and access to VIP amenities
  • Premier access to The Experience 
  • Name on CREATE website and on event signage
  • Includes access to the rooftop after-party.

APPRENTICE $2,000

  • 1 half table of 8 (4 reserved seats) and access to VIP amenities, including access to The Experience 
  • Name on CREATE website and on all event signage
  • Includes access to the rooftop after-party.

CRAFTSMAN $3,000

  • 1 table of 8 and access to VIP amenities, including access to The Experience 
  • Name on CREATE website and on event signage
  • Includes access to the rooftop after-party.

INDIVIDUAL TICKETS $250

  • Includes access to The Experience and the rooftop after-party

Tickets will be available for purchase online until Friday, May 11th at 5pm. 

AFTER PARTY ONLY TICKETS
Mayday price: $75

After Party begins at 9:00 PM. Drinks included.
After Party Only Ticket buyers receive a voucher for free admission to THE EXPERIENCE for a later date.
Get your tickets by May Day for the $75 early-bird rate! Tickets increase to $100 on May 2.

Ticket sales are now closed.
After Party tickets are available at the door for $100 each on Saturday, May 12 at 9:00 PM.
No After Party sales after 11:30 PM.

 
To confirm your guest list, please contact: Hillary Parkhurst (918) 584-3333 or hparkhurst@ahhatulsa.org

Are you unable to join us for CREATE but would still like to make a donation?
Please click here to donate.

The party is just getting started.

Visit the 3rd Floor Rooftop Terrace for a dance party, adult beverages and hands on art experiences. VIP guests enjoy an exclusive VIP Lounge with their tickets.

The after party opens for non-dinner guests at 9:00 PM.  Early bird tickets to the after party only experience are $75 until May 1st.  May 2nd - 11th price raises to $100. Tickets include drinks. After Party Only Ticket buyers receive a voucher for free admission to THE EXPERIENCE at a later date.

This is a 21 and over event.

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Please check back frequently...we will update the gallery below as we receive photos of the art!

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Patrons

 

 

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APPRENTICE

special thanks

ahha tulsa

Our Mission: To cultivate a more creative Tulsa through advocacy, education, and innovative partnerships, which contribute to the quality of life and economic vitality of the greater community. #KeepTulsaCreative

board of directors

Holbrook Lawson, President                                        
Kimberly Norman, VP Resource Development
Pat Hobbs, Treasurer
Caroline Crain, VP Programs
*Sharon King Davis, VP Buildings & Grounds
Andrea Kulsrud, VP Membership
Suzanne McAuley, Secretary                                         
*Wendy Thomas, At Large

*^Bill Andoe
*^Sharon Bartlett                                                             
Meagen Burrows                                                             
Melissa Easterling
Ron Edwards
*Ruth Ann Fate
*Jean Ann Fausser
Chris Fling
*Linda Frazier
Tim Gilpin
Sherri Goodall
Ann Harrison
*Carole Huff Hicks
**Angela Jordison
C.S. "Budge" Lewis III
Eric Richards
Brandon Rule
Melissa Sartin
^Pat Schroeder
Ann Tomlins                                                            
Darrren Walkup
Michael Whelan
*Edith Newton Wilson, Ph.D.
^Ben Windham
Nancy Wolov

*Denotes Past President
^Denotes Emeritus Members
**Denotes Intern

create committee

Sharon King Davis, Honorary Chair

Cheri and Harvey Tatum, 2018 Patron Chairs

Katie Orth | Live Auction Chair
Conley Stahl | After Party Chair

Bryn Anderson
Jeff Burdge
Ann Harrison
Lane Hartshorn
Danielle Hewitt
Angela Jordison
Randa Kronfeld
Holbrook Lawson
Suzanne McAuley
Kimberly Norman
Suzanne Sipes
Caty Smith
Patrick Thornton
Taylor Tidwell

AHha Staff

Holly Becker, Executive Director
Brenda Moody, Financial & Operations Director
Hillary Parkhurst, Director of Development
Lauren Collins, Director of Communications & Creative Affairs
Dr. Amber Litwack, Director of Education, Public Engagement & National Partnerships             
Aleks Kitchens, School & Community Programs Manager
Ricky Torix, Advocacy & Creative Affairs Manager
Cindra Rainbow, Administrative Assistant

Welcome Desk Coordinators:
Claire Andoe
Jeff Thrower
Jessica Walker

Studio Supervisors:
John Bryant, Printmaking
Jessica Walker, Photography