Please join us for Just Say YAYA, the annual benefit that supports YAYA’s free arts and entrepreneurship training for local youth. For nearly 30 years, YAYA has provided tuition-free arts enrichment for young people in New Orleans. YAYA trains the next generation of local culture-bearers, while also offering life skills and career development to benefit creative young people on their individual paths to success.
Join us as we celebrate these young artists and their incredible work! Ticket and sponsorship details are available below.
Crescent City Superstar – $10,000
Underwrites a full year of arts and entrepreneurship training for one YAYA teen artist. Includes 30 patron tickets; name recognition on the YAYA campus; name and logo recognition on all event materials; and the opportunity to host a private glass demo at YAYA for up to 50 people and to design your own unique glass artwork (includes facility rental, staff, and materials; does not include catering).
Central City Champion – $5,000
Underwrites one semester of arts and entrepreneurship training for one YAYA teen artist. Includes 20 patron tickets; name recognition on the YAYA campus; name and logo recognition on all event materials; and the opportunity to host a private glass demo at YAYA for up to 50 people (includes facility rental and staff; does not include catering).
River/Lake Leader – $2,500
Supports one month of career development and life skills training for YAYA teen artists. Includes 15 patron tickets and recognition on all event materials.
Uptown/Downtown Darling – $1,000
Underwrites a paid internship for one YAYA artist. Includes 10 patron tickets and recognition on all event materials.
LaSalle Pal – $500
Underwrites a professional guest artist workshop with the YAYA teen artists. Includes 4 patron tickets and recognition on all event materials.
Arts Center Ambassador – $150
Includes an invitation to the patron party and auction preview from 6-7pm.
Gala Ticket – $50
Sponsors & Patrons
Central City Champion
Kay & Robert Kerrigan, Monteleone Family Foundation
Arts Center Ambassadors
Glenny Beahm, Rayna Bishop, Brook Bissinger, Vivian Cahn, Danielle & Kirk Coco, Celeste Eustis, Enid Fahrenholt, Amy Farnsworth, Katherine Fausset & Matthew Guma, Katie Hardin, Alicia Higginbotham, Sarah Hillery, John Hinds, Betsy Houston, Maria Pardo Huete, Kay Kerrigan, Ashley Kostmayer, Nicole Laan, Beth Lambert, Brandy Lane, Sarah Martzolf & David Jackson, Sarah & Kelly Mayhew, Sloane & James McGregor, Bitsy Metcalf, Rachel Moring, Carter & Claiborne Perrilliat, Katherine Raymond, Sarah Samuel, Lem Sanders, Charlotte Sawyer, Anna & Wes Schaefer, Corbett Scott, Ginger Smith, Carol Starr, Meredith & Minor Strachan, Alycia & Robby Swayze, Jamie Toso Miner, Katherine Velie