The Arts and Education Council’s St. Louis Arts Awards celebrates the best of our region’s arts community in an elegant evening of cocktails and dinner, an awards presentation and awe-inspiring performances - all packed into just four hours. The 2021 celebration marks 30 years of St. Louis’s corporate, community and arts leaders gathering together for this signature event.

As a sponsor of St. Louis Arts Awards, your company demonstrates support for the arts to thousands across our region. Proceeds benefit the Arts and Education Council’s multi-faceted programs that support more than 70 arts organizations and keep art happening for 1.6 million children and adults in the bi-state region.

To see the list of St. Louis Arts Awards sponsors for the 2020 event click here.

If you are interested in sponsoring the 2021 St. Louis Arts Awards, please contact Jessie Youngblood, director of development.


Kranzberg Arts Foundation (KAF), owner and operator of The Big Top, has delighted St. Louis audiences with safe, in-person events since August 2020. KAF works directly with the City of St. Louis Health Department to exceed health and safety recommendations that will ensure the comfort and confidence of our St. Louis Arts Awards honorees, guests and staff. Learn more about The Big Top's safety protocols here.