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Friday, April 3, 2020 - Sunday, April 12, 2020

“The Let Go” by Nick Cave

Free and open to the public! Internationally acclaimed, Chicago-based artist Nick Cave brings his interactive performance installation, The Let Go, to Navy Pier’s Festival Hall this April for its Chicago debut. Following a much-celebrated run in 2018 at the Park Avenue Armory in New York, which also commissioned the work, this dance-based town hall — part art installation, part music venue, and part dance club — is an exciting and engaging opportunity for the community to come and “let go” through dance and movement.

     

Additional Information

During select hours, a variety of Chicago dance companies, choreographers and organizations will perform, and instigators will lead group dances to liven the crowd. From families and art lovers to adults and children of all ages, all Chicagoans and visiting guests are invited to immerse themselves in The Let Go.

Photo Credits

Header photo: James Prinz Photography. Courtesy of Nick Cave and Jack Shainman Gallery, New York

Photos in description: Da Ping Luo

Sponsorship Opportunities

For more information or to register, please contact Andrea Chwee at achwee@navypier.org, 312-595-5364.

$50,000 – Freedom Ball Presenting Partner

The Freedom Ball, one of the two premier events during The Let Go, is an evening celebration of art, house music, fashion, creativity and the power of community. This dance party spectacle includes special performances and a competitive costume runway show. The Freedom Ball is scheduled for April 9, 2020.

  • Recognition on all project collateral & premier recognition as “Presenting Partner” on Freedom Ball collateral
  • 10 VIP tickets to the Freedom Ball, preferred seating and exclusive access to pre-reception with Nick Cave
  • 10 VIP tickets to the Artist Response Night, preferred seating
  • Option to serve as “celebrity judge” for the runway competition
  • 20 tickets to the VIP opening night reception

$30,000 – Artist Response Night Presenting Partner

At the Artist Response Night, the second premier event of The Let Go, Nick Cave will invite a select group of artists to respond to The Let Go using their unique art forms. Artist will include nationally-recognized and celebrated performers along with Chicago-based artists. The Artist Response Night is scheduled for April 10, 2020.

  • Recognition on all project collateral & premier recognition as “Presenting Partner” on Artist Response Night collateral
  • 20 VIP tickets to the Artist Response Night, preferred seating
  • 4 VIP tickets to the Freedom Ball
  • 20 tickets to the VIP opening night reception

$15,000 – Program Instigator

  • Recognition on The Let Go project collateral
  • 10 General Admission tickets to both the Freedom Ball & Artist Response Night
  • 4 tickets to the VIP opening night reception

$10,000 – Community Ignitor

  • Recognition on The Let Go project collateral
  • 2 General Admission tickets to both the Freedom Ball & Artist Response Night
  • 4 tickets to the VIP opening night reception

$5,000 – The Let Go Supporter

  • Recognition as “Friend” on The Let Go project collateral
  • 4 tickets to the VIP opening night reception

Getting Here & Parking

Planning to attend this event? Getting to Navy Pier has never been easier. Learn more about our convenient transportation and parking options.