The Creative Coalition to Host Inaugural Ball

WASHINGTON, DC (November 8, 2016) – The Creative Coalition will host an Inaugural Ball for the Arts on Friday evening, January 20, 2017 at the Harman Center for the Arts (610 F Street NW, Washington, DC) to honor and support Arts in America. The Inaugural Ball is a benefit gala hosted by luminaries from the arts and entertainment industry, as well as Congressional officials and leaders from business, policy, and media. 

WHAT:          The Creative Coalition’s Inaugural Ball for the Arts

WHEN:         Friday evening, January 20, 2017, 9:00 P.M. – 1:00 A.M.

WHERE:       Harman Center for the Arts, 610 F Street NW, Washington, DC



Honorary Congressional Host Committee (in formation)
Senator Benjamin L. Cardin, Senator Paul Strauss, Representative Marsha Blackburn, Representative Suzanne Bonamici, Representative Julia Brownley, Representative Bradley Byrne, Representative Tony Cárdenas, Representative Scott DesJarlais, Representative Charlie Dent, Representative Mark DeSaulnier, Representative Debbie Dingell, Representative Lloyd Doggett, Representative Bill Huizenga, Representative Dan Kildee, Representative Derek Kilmer, Representative Adam Kinzinger, Representative Ted Lieu, Representative Patrick Meehan, Representative Lucille Roybal-Allard, Representative Mark Sanford, Representative Adam Schiff, Representative Louise M. Slaughter, Representative Pat Tiberi, Representative Jackie Walorski, Representative David Young.

hosted by Tim Daly (Madam Secretary), John Leguizamo (Chef), Christina Hendricks (Mad Men), Wendi McLendon-Covey (The Goldbergs), Reid Scott (Veep), Alia Shawkat (Arrested Development), Tim Simons (Veep), Alysia Reiner (Orange Is the New Black), Matthew Modine (Stranger Things), Mae Whitman (Parenthood), Cheryl Hines (Curb Your Enthusiasm), Dean Norris (Breaking Bad), Danielle Panabaker (The Flash), Geoffrey Arend (Madam Secretary), and others TBA.

* Platinum Package – $100,000 – 50 VIP admissions
* Gold Package – $50,000 – 16 VIP admissions
* Silver Package – $25,000 – 2 VIP admissions, 8 Standard admissions
* VIP Ticket – $6,000 each or $10,000 per pair
* Standard Ticket – $3,000 each or $5,000 per pair

VIP Admissions receive: VIP Cocktail Reception, VIP Buffet, VIP Gift Bags, VIP Seats at Private Concert Standard Admissions receive: Cocktail and Hors D’oeuvres Reception, Seats at Private Concert

Click HERE for a Sponsorship Order Form.

Dress is “Black Tie Optional.”

Click HERE for information on travel issues and road closures during the day and evening – the link is to the District of Columbia’s 2017 Presidential Inauguration website.

About The Creative Coalition (
The Creative Coalition is the premier nonprofit, 501(c)(3) nonpartisan charity of the arts and entertainment community. Founded in 1989 by prominent members of the creative community, The Creative Coalition is dedicated to educating, mobilizing, and activating its members on issues of public importance. The Creative Coalition uses the power and platform of the arts and entertainment communities in award-winning public service and advocacy campaigns. Actor Tim Daly serves as the organization’s president.

John Hook,