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Sitar Arts Center’s Annual Benefit Gala & Auction

Thursday, October 20, 2022 at 6:30 PM

Planet Word | 925 13th St NW, Washington, DC

Reception and Seated Dinner | Online Auction | Cocktail Attire
Presentation of the 10th Annual Peter Fox Award

Sitar Arts Center’s 2022 Benefit Gala & Auction celebrated DC’s children, teens, and young adults who Create Change within themselves and their communities through the arts. 

All guests will be required to show proof of COVID-19 vaccination before attending. Sitar will abide by and continue to monitor guidelines and safety protocols as mandated by Washington, DC. Additional requirements may be shared prior to the event. 

Charles DeSantis and David McDermott

Be Dismond Sweet

Maureen Corrigan
Lonnie Graham
Julie Kent
Iyanla Vanzant

Greg Albright and Wes Combs
Quanda Allen
Rhonda Buckley-Bishop
Samantha Dean and Robert Mileff
David DeSantis and Todd Malan
Carroll Dey
Mario Garcia Durham and Craig Horness
Ellen Fern and Brett O’Brien
Jill Herscot
Grace Hong and David Olsen
Sara and Chris Lange
Im and Peter Lynde
Kristan McMahon
Jaya Saxena and Viyas Sundaram
Vivek Srivastava
Chris Stacey and Sam Stebbins
Christopher Wingert


For more information about registration, sponsorship, or the silent auction, please contact Paige Girson at or 202.797.2145.