Join us Friday, May 18, 2018 through Sunday, May 20, 2018 for Boston Arts Academy Honors, a three-day celebration commemorating Boston Arts Academy's milestone anniversary.​

7:00pm - Dinner || 9:00pm to midnight - Dancing
District Hall


Carmelo Aresco (BAA ‘02)
Diane Guerrero (BAA ‘04)
Vihann Kong, Chair, Friends of Boston Arts Academ
​Reggiena Lewis
We will welcome back alumni, including two-time Screen Actors Guild Award winner Diane Guerrero, as well as Boston’s young professionals. There are two ticket types: one including the cocktail reception and another just for the late night dance party.

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6:00pm to midnight
Harborview Ballroom of the Seaport Hotel & World Trade Center

Mayor Martin J. Walsh - Civic Responsibility Honoree
Mayor, City of Boston
Liz Kelner Pozen - Visual Art Honoree 
Visual Artist, Poet, and Psychotherapist
Rick Lowe - Art Activism Honoree
2014 MacArthur Fellow
Maura Tierney - Film and Television Honoree
Actress, “ER” and Golden Globe Award winner for “The Affair”
Michael Bivins - Vocal Music Honoree
New Edition, Bell Biv DeVoe
David Davidson (BAA ‘04) - Instrumental Music Honoree
Guitarist, Revocation
Jay Calderin - Fashion Honoree
Founder, Boston Fashion Week
Belén Pereyra-Alem (BAA ‘05) - Dance Honoree
Dancer, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater
Ann Klee, GE Foundation, President - Philanthropy Honoree
Philanthropic Supporter, Boston Public Schools
Leadership Circle Co-Chairs
Anne Clark Boston Arts Academy Headmaster
Denella Clark Boston Arts Academy Foundation Executive Director

In addition to dinner and dancing, we will honor high-profile individuals who embody the spirit of the BAA community. His Excellency Charles D. Baker, governor of Massachusetts, and First Lady Lauren Baker will serve as Honorary Co-Chairs of this landmark celebration. The Honorable Martin J. Walsh, Mayor of the City of Boston, will also join us to accept the Boston Arts Academy Honors in Civic Responsibility. The evening will also include a silent and live auction, as well as student performances.

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10:00am to 2:00pm
Plaza Ballroom of the Seaport Hotel


Pamela Allara Co-Chair Boston Arts Academy Advisory Council
Tony James Co-Chair Boston Arts Academy Advisory Council

Honorees Boston Arts Academy Facutly and Staff who have been with the school since it opened in 1998
Anne R. Clark Headmaster
Kathleen Marsh Artistic Dean
Blanca Bonilla Admissions Director
Henry “Buddy” Paull Facilities Manager

We will showcase the incredible talent of our choirs at a Jazz and
Spirituals Brunch, hosted by BAA’s Advisory Council. The keynote speaker, to be confirmed, will address the topic of social justice.

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