Legends Gala

On Friday, September 11, 2020 the Santa Barbara Center for the Performing Arts will host the Legends Gala.

The Legends Gala honors the achievements of persons or organizations who have illuminated and advanced the performing arts in a significant way.  The elegant black-tie affair celebrates the region’s rich culture of arts and philanthropy with a dinner, entertainment, and awards ceremony on the stage of the stunning Granada Theatre. In its sixth year, the Legends Gala takes its place as one of Santa Barbara’s signature events. For ticket or sponsorship information, please contact Hayley Firestone Jessup.

The 2020 Legends Honorees

Palmer and Joan Jackson – Philanthropists
State Street Ballet – Cultural Organization
TBD – Artist

Friday, September 11, 2020
Reception 6:00 p.m.
Dinner on Stage 7:00 p.m.
The Granada Theatre
1214 State Street, Santa Barbara
Black Tie

Past Legends Honorees

The 2019 Legends Honorees
Dan and Meg Burnham – Philanthropists
Opera Santa Barbara – Organization
Carol Burnett – Artist

2018 Legends Honorees
Sara Miller McCune – Philanthropist
Santa Barbara Symphony – Organization
Kenny Loggins – Artist

2017 Legends Honorees
Anne and Michael* Towbes – Philanthropists
Music Academy of the West – Presenter
Marilyn Horne – Artist

2016 Legends Honorees
Irma and Morrie Jurkowitz – Philanthropists
UCSB Arts & Lectures – Presenter
Christopher Lloyd – Artist

2015 Legends Honorees
Sarah and Roger Chrisman – Philanthropists
CAMA – Presenter
Barry DeVorzon – Artist