REDCAT Gala

THE REDCAT GALA

A celebration of CalArts’ downtown center for contemporary arts, with presentations of the REDCAT Award

Each year major philanthropists and art-world luminaries gather to celebrate REDCAT's role as one of the most influential cultural centers in Los Angeles. The REDCAT Gala raises funds to support the amazing array of artists from around world featured in REDCAT's distinctive programs.

The evening includes presentations of the REDCAT Award to individuals who exemplify the generosity and talent that define and lead the field of contemporary art. Celebrating the spirit of innovation and the transformation of ideas through creative acts, the award honors both philanthropists and artists, for together they embody the invaluable alliance that shapes eras and defines cultures. 

 

THE 2013 REDCAT GALA

On March 16, 2013, the REDCAT Gala kicked off the 10th anniversary celebration of the Roy and Edna Disney/CalArts Theater by honoring The Walt Disney Company and artist Catherine Opie. Jack Black was the Master of Ceremonies.

Read Press about last year's gala:
Los Angeles Times
Hollywood Reporter
Society News LA

For more information, please call 661.253.7727 or email REDCATspecialevents@calarts.edu.

 

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PAST REDCAT AWARD RECIPIENTS

2013
The Walt Disney Company
Catherine Opie

2012
Elyse and Stanley Grinstein
Roger Wacker
Edgar Arceneaux

2011
Edythe and Eli Broad
Apichatpong Weerasethakul

2010
Tim Disney
Glenn Ligon

2009
Robert Egelston
Barry McGee

2008
Mark Bradford 
Harriett Gold

2007
Roy E. Disney 
Kara Walker