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Honoring Jon Favreau in conversation with Robert Downey Jr.

Saturday June 15, 2019

Four Seasons Hotel
120 E Delaware Pl, Chicago, IL 60611
  • 6:00 PM Cocktails & Hors d'Oeuvres
  • 7:00 PM Dinner and conversation with Jon Favreau led by past Renaissance Award honoree Robert Downey Jr.
  • 9:00 PM Jon Favreau Award Presentation


Tickets start at $500 and sponsorship tables at $10,000.

Please let us know you will be attending by clicking below or by contacting Jean de St. Aubin at 312-846-2076 or by email at

Please respond by June 1, 2019.

All Reservations will be held at the door.

Ticket and table purchases are nonrefundable. Your contribution is tax deductible to the extent provided by law.

$50,000: Renaissance Award Sponsor

As the Renaissance Award Sponsor, you will receive all Executive Producer benefits plus the following:
  • Presenter with other dignitaries of the Renaissance Award to honoree
  • Two VIP tables of 10 guests each (total of 20 guests)
  • Opportunity for two guests to be seated with Renaissance Award recipient
  • Opportunity to speak during the award presentation
  • On-site recognition at the event as Renaissance Award Sponsor

$25,000: Executive Producer Sponsor

As the Executive Producer Sponsor, you will receive all Producer benefits plus the following:
  • Two priority tables of ten (10) guests each (total of 20 guests)
  • On-site recognition at event as Executive Producer Sponsor
  • Full page acknowledgement in event program

$10,000: Producer Sponsor

As the Producer Sponsor, you will receive all of the following:
  • Priority table for ten (10) guests
  • Half-page acknowledgement in event program
  • Name or logo on all promotional materials in support of the gala
  • Name or logo listed for one year in the Gazette, monthly schedule (cir. 22,000)
  • Placement on the Gene Siskel Film Center donor wall for one year
  • Inclusion in the Art Institute of Chicago's annual report for one year

$1,000: VIP Ticket

  • One ticket with priority seating
  • Recognition in the evening's program as one of the event's generous donors

$500: Individual Tickets

Your support ensures that high quality, accessible cultural programming will continue at the Gene Siskel Film Center. It is our great pleasure to present an excellent curated year-round film programming that brings people together for a shared experience. We are eternally grateful for your support.

To purchase your tickets over the phone or if you have any questions please contact Mary Kruse at 312-846-2709 or

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  • Please contact us by phone to purchase a Renaissance or Executive Producer Sponsorship at 312.999.9999

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