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A Community Canvas: Society 57 2024 Gala

April 12 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm


“A Community Canvas” – Society 57 Gala

Join us for an evening where inspiration meets celebration, featuring:

  • Live Music
  • Captivating art exhibitions
  • An array of cocktails and mocktails
  • Gourmet local bites from Aurora’s finest restaurants

About Society 57

Nestled in Aurora’s historic Pocus Motors building, Society 57 has rapidly emerged as a beacon of creativity, culture, and community. This unique space blends the rich heritage of Aurora with modern innovation, creating a vibrant hub for the city’s lively spirit.

Cultural Hub: Society 57 has established itself as a key gathering place, hosting a diverse range of groups and events that mirror Aurora’s diversity. It’s where civic, cultural, and interfaith gatherings come to life, showcasing the city’s dynamic community.

Champion of Nonprofits: Dedicated to supporting Aurora’s social framework, Society 57 has welcomed over 30 local nonprofits, providing them with a space to host 7,500+ attendees at minimal to no cost. This has translated into more than $150,000 in in-kind contributions, highlighting our commitment to bolstering Aurora’s nonprofit landscape.

Innovative Model: As a forward-thinking social enterprise, Society 57 intertwines sound business practices with mission-driven initiatives. The introduction of Society Sessions signifies a leap toward realizing our vision, offering a series of enriching experiences designed to unite the community through creativity, personal growth, and strengthened bonds.

Economic and Community Catalyst: Society 57 draws thousands to Aurora through its event rentals, like weddings and corporate events, boosting the local economy and creating jobs. Its presence has contributed to the revitalization of downtown Aurora, supporting local businesses and artisans and reinforcing its role as a cornerstone of the community.
Coffee Culture Leaders: At the heart of Society 57 is a coffee shop that’s become a hub of daily connection and a leader in Aurora’s burgeoning coffee scene. This space welcomes coffee enthusiasts and community members alike, fostering a sense of belonging and a passion for exceptional coffee.
Society 57 is more than a location; it’s a movement. We’re not just narrating Aurora’s story—we’re actively shaping it, inviting everyone to contribute to a narrative of cultural flourishing and communal unity.


April 12
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm


Society 57
(630) 340-3918
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Society 57
100 S. River St.
Aurora, IL 60506 United States
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