The Eugene McDermott Foundation presents

Turn Up the Lights

7:30PM Thursday, November 4, 2021

Strauss Square

2389 Flora Street, Dallas, TX 75201


You’re invited to Turn Up the Lights in an unforgettable evening benefiting the Center and its return of live arts. This event, presented by The Eugene McDermott Foundation and hosted by the Auxiliary Board will be held in the upper level of the outdoor, Annette Strauss Square – recently voted D Magazine’s 2021 Best Performing Arts Venue.

Wear your best, outdoor-friendly cocktail attire and immerse yourself in:

  • Live action food and beverage stations from Wolfgang Puck Catering
  • Arts inspired virtual reality experiences
  • Live music featuring Dana Harper and Rachel Francis
  • One-of-a-kind photo opportunities designed by local, technical theater and lighting specialists
  • Late night snacks and dancing featuring Elevation


Brilliant Package – $250 per person

  • Access for one (1) to event
  • Complimentary self-parking on Level 1 or ride credit from Alto (gift card to be provided in advance of event)
  • Complimentary access to all food offerings
  • Complimentary beverages all night long
  • Access to reserved seating
  • Come back and see us again! Receive discounted tickets and access for two (2) to the pre-show PNC Members Lounge at your next Center performance

Bright Package – $150 per person

  • Access for one (1) to the event
  • Complimentary self-parking or discounted ride from Alto (promo code to be provided)
  • Complimentary access to all food offerings and non-alcoholic beverages
  • Two (2) complimentary beverage tickets to redeem for premium drinks of your choice

Unable to attend but want to contribute to the event?
Select a package above and complete your purchase online. Once completed, email us at to let us know you would like to donate the ticket back to the Center. We will share the ticket with members in our community groups including local teachers and artists.

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