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Saturday, May 14, 2016 10:30 PM // Crisler Arena Hall of Honors

Ovation Spring Gala

Performance
 

A celebration of our community featuring exceptional food, remarkable entertainment, and an incredible atmosphere…all for an extraordinary cause: Education and the Arts.

Join UMS, honorary chairs Jim and Sarah Harbaugh, and gala chairs Sarah and Dan Nicoli.

Meet the 2016 DTE Energy Foundation Educator and School of the Year recipients, and learn more about the incredible impact of UMS education programs, which are possible because of your support.

Your support

Your support helps UMS provide exceptional educational experiences for K-12 students, teachers, teens, university students, families, and adults. Your Ovation sponsorship helps keep ticket prices affordable, brings artists into classrooms, and allows UMS to offer many other opportunities that inspire creativity and enhance learning at all ages.

RSVP by May 4, 2016

For more information or to reserve, please contact Esther Barrett, 734-764-8489 or embarret@umich.edu, or reserve online now.

Valet parking available at northeast entrance to Crisler Center. Cocktail Attire.

We are thrilled to be working with our partners at the Ford Motor Company Fund on this brand new event.

Sponsorship Levels

Visionary | $25,000 for ten people ($23,750 tax-deductible gift)

Provide the opportunity for U-M students to work and learn for six weeks during the summer from artists presented by UMS through the 21st Century Internship Program.

Benefits include: Ten gala tickets, special access to sponsor lounge area at gala, group photograph with Gala chairs, a private dinner with an artist on the UMS 2016-2017 season, and donor recognition throughout evening.

Game Changer | $10,000 for eight people ($9,000 tax-deductible gift)

Help underwrite the artist fee and production costs to make a UMS School-Day performance possible.

Benefits include: Eight gala tickets, special access to sponsor lounge area at gala, group photograph with Gala chairs, and donor recognition throughout evening.

Trailblazer | $5,000 for four people ($4,500 tax-deductible gift)

Help UMS to bring an artist to town for a week to explore ideas for their next project and share an inside look at their creative process with students.

Benefits include: Four gala tickets, signed memento, group photo, access to special seating at Gala, and donor recognition throughout evening.

Champion | $1,000 per person ($875 tax-deductible gift)

Provide the opportunity for UMS to take artists to area schools in southeast Michigan for class demonstrations and activities.

Benefits include: signed memento.

Innovator | $500 per person ($375 tax-deductible gift)

Help underwrite expenses — tickets, transportation, chaperones — for under-served classrooms to attend School-Day Performances.

From the UMS Lobby Blog

UMS LOBBY

At our Ovation Spring Gala

Photos from our Ovation Spring Gala.

UMS LOBBY

Celebrating the 2016 DTE Energy Foundation Educator of the Year

We're pleased to honor Ann Arbor Public School teacher Beth McNally as the 2016 DTE Energy Foundation Educator of the Year.

5/14/16 10:30 PM
Crisler Arena Hall of Honors

Ovation Spring Gala

Performance

A celebration of our community featuring exceptional food, remarkable entertainment, and an incredible atmosphere…all for an extraordinary cause: Education and the Arts.

Join UMS, honorary chairs Jim and Sarah Harbaugh, and gala chairs Sarah and Dan Nicoli.

Meet the 2016 DTE Energy Foundation Educator and School of the Year recipients, and learn more about the incredible impact of UMS education programs, which are possible because of your support.

Your support

Your support helps UMS provide exceptional educational experiences for K-12 students, teachers, teens, university students, families, and adults. Your Ovation sponsorship helps keep ticket prices affordable, brings artists into classrooms, and allows UMS to offer many other opportunities that inspire creativity and enhance learning at all ages.

RSVP by May 4, 2016

For more information or to reserve, please contact Esther Barrett, 734-764-8489 or embarret@umich.edu, or reserve online now.

Valet parking available at northeast entrance to Crisler Center. Cocktail Attire.

We are thrilled to be working with our partners at the Ford Motor Company Fund on this brand new event.

Sponsorship Levels

Visionary | $25,000 for ten people ($23,750 tax-deductible gift)

Provide the opportunity for U-M students to work and learn for six weeks during the summer from artists presented by UMS through the 21st Century Internship Program.

Benefits include: Ten gala tickets, special access to sponsor lounge area at gala, group photograph with Gala chairs, a private dinner with an artist on the UMS 2016-2017 season, and donor recognition throughout evening.

Game Changer | $10,000 for eight people ($9,000 tax-deductible gift)

Help underwrite the artist fee and production costs to make a UMS School-Day performance possible.

Benefits include: Eight gala tickets, special access to sponsor lounge area at gala, group photograph with Gala chairs, and donor recognition throughout evening.

Trailblazer | $5,000 for four people ($4,500 tax-deductible gift)

Help UMS to bring an artist to town for a week to explore ideas for their next project and share an inside look at their creative process with students.

Benefits include: Four gala tickets, signed memento, group photo, access to special seating at Gala, and donor recognition throughout evening.

Champion | $1,000 per person ($875 tax-deductible gift)

Provide the opportunity for UMS to take artists to area schools in southeast Michigan for class demonstrations and activities.

Benefits include: signed memento.

Innovator | $500 per person ($375 tax-deductible gift)

Help underwrite expenses — tickets, transportation, chaperones — for under-served classrooms to attend School-Day Performances.

UMS LOBBY

At our Ovation Spring Gala

Photos from our Ovation Spring Gala.

UMS LOBBY

Celebrating the 2016 DTE Energy Foundation Educator of the Year

We're pleased to honor Ann Arbor Public School teacher Beth McNally as the 2016 DTE Energy Foundation Educator of the Year.

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