The S&R Washington Awards Gala is one of the most innovative annual events in the DC area. Hosted by S&R Foundation, the evening celebrates the most recently named Washington Award winners with a program for guests which includes world-class dining, an exciting auction, and stunning performances in a historically elegant venue.
The Washington Awards program is S&R's longest running program, entering its 15th year of recognizing and awarding highly talented artists. Recipients of this award represent some of the leading solo caliber performing and visual artists in the world. The program aligns with the mission of S&R Foundation to support talented individuals with great potential and high aspirations in the arts, sciences and social entrepreneurship, especially those who are furthering international cultural collaboration.
All proceeds from the evening go directly to supporting talented individuals. Overhead and general operational costs for the 501(c)(3) non-profit organization are covered by founders' contributions and use of existing assets.
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- Nabil Shehata, Grand Prize, Double bass and Conductor
- Michael Mizrahi, Piano
- Tamás Krizsa, Dancer and Choreographer
- Erzhan Kulibaev, Violin
- Huanhuan Ma, Soprano
Dinner at the Embassy of Japan
You and five guests will enjoy dinner at the beautiful Embassy of Japan.
RdV Vineyard Tour and Tasting
You and seven guests will be whisked away in a limo, driven to RdV Vineyards for a private vineyard tour and tasting with James Beard Awardee Chef Eric Ziebold. While there, you will enjoy a performance from one of S&R Foundation's world renowned artists.
Best of Washington DC
This VIP package includes fantastic tours, museum access, dinner at the best restaurants, and access to the best arts programs in DC!
Ladies and Gentlemen Package
Enjoy two unique packages customized packages designed for the discerning lady and gentleman. Items included are cosmetic, spa services, clothing and more!
Washington Awards Gala Committee
Suzanne Kim Doud Galli, MD, PhD, FACS
Washington Awards Gala Sponsors
Pamela and Chris Denby
Al Nippon Airways
Embassy of Japan
The Kennedy Center
Old Ebbit Grill
Shakespeare Theatre Company
The Washington Ballet
Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts
Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company and more!