The Creative Coalition DC Gala

Hollywood Comes to the Nation’s Capital 
Hollywood Stars, Private Sector Leaders To Capitol Hill: Support Arts Funding

The Creative Coalition, with actor and President Tim Daly (“Madam Secretary”) and CEO Robin Bronk, and actors including Lauren Ash (“Not Dead Yet”), Yetide Badaki (“Star Trek: Strange New Worlds”), Diedrich Bader (“Lucky Hank”), Yvette Nicole Brown (“A Black Lady Sketch Show”), David Cross (“Arrested Development”), Wilson Cruz (“Star Trek: Discovery”), Jon Cryer (“Extended Family”), Midori Francis (“Grey’s Anatomy”), Dulé Hill (“The Wonder Years”), Brendan Hunt (“Ted Lasso”), Jason Kravits (“Ted”), Joseph Lee (“Beef”), Keyla Monterroso Mejia (“Curb Your Enthusiasm”), Molly Ringwald (“Feud: Capote Vs. The Swans”), and Tramell Tillman (“Severance”).

Right To Bear Arts Day on Capitol Hill and a Gala Benefit Dinner. The day begins with Congressional meetings regarding arts funding, with a Gala Benefit that evening hosted by AARP spotlighting family caregiving.

Friday, April 26, 2024

9:00 AM – 5:00 PM: 
Congressional and White House Meetings  

7:30 PM: 
Red Carpet/Press Line/VIP Cocktail Reception (press call: 7:15 pm)
Gala Dinner immediately follows 

The Madison Hotel
1177 15th St NW, Washington, DC

The Creative Coalition Delegation will meet with legislators and White House officials to discuss the importance of public funding for the arts. These discussions aim to secure increased federal support for the National Endowment for the Arts. The day concludes with the annual Right To Bear Arts Gala Benefit Dinner, presented by AARP. 

Tickets are limited. Press wishing to cover the event must apply for credentials.

About The Creative Coalition:
Founded in 1989 by prominent members of the creative community, The Creative Coalition is the premier nonprofit, nonpartisan 501(c)(3) organization of the arts and entertainment community. The Creative Coalition is dedicated to educating its members on issues of public importance. The Creative Coalition also creates award-winning public service campaigns, including #RightToBearArts, to promote the efficacy of the arts. Actor Tim Daly serves as the organization’s President. For more information, visit