2023 TACA Silver Cup Award Luncheon Co-Chairs Elaine Agather and Andy Smith have announced plans for the TACA fundraiser saluting “Dallas volunteers and advocates who have made significant contributions to the city’s arts and culture landscape.”
This year’s honorees are philanthropist Gene Jones and Texas Instruments retired SVP and General Counsel Joe Hubach, who will be recognized at the luncheon presented by JPMorgan Chase and Co. and Texas Instruments on Wednesday, May 3, at the Omni Dallas Hotel.
According to Interim Donna Wilhelm Family President/Executive Director Maura Sheffler, “Gene Jones and Joe Hubach have contributed immeasurably to arts and culture in North Texas, and we are all richer for it. Both 2023 TACA Silver Cup recipients give selflessly of their time, talent and gifts to elevate and prioritize the arts in our area, and we look forward to shining a much-deserved spotlight on them.”
In accepting the 45th Silver Cup Awards, Gene and Joe will join a list of past recipients including Margaret McDermott and Henry S. Miller Jr. in 1979, Grace Stemmons Kepler and Robert S. Folsom in 1980, Sis Carr and George Charlton in 1981, Catherine Fikes and Waldo Stewart in 1982, Carla Francis and Jerry Lee Holmes in 1983, Betty Marcus and Irvin L. Levy in 1984, Annette Strauss and Stanley Marcus in 1985, Juanita Miller and Ralph Rogers in 1986, Patricia Meadows and Bill Custard in 1987, Elsa von Seggern and Dr. Philip Montgomery Jr. in 1988, Edith O’Donnell and Peter O’Donnell Jr. in 1989, Nancy Hamon and Liener Temerlin in 1990, Greer Garson and Curtis W. Meadows Jr. in 1991, Wendy Reves and Major General Hugh G. Robinson in 1992, Bess Enloe and Vin Prothro in 1993, Dolores Barzune and Bill Winspear in 1994, Louise Kahn and Jeremy Halbreich in 1995, Virginia Nick and John Dayton in 1996, Deedie Rose and Robert L. Crandall in 1997, Joyce Mitchell and Raymond D. Nasher in 1998, Arlene J. Dayton and Howard Hallam 1999, Linda Pitts Custard and Charles Wyly in 2000, Mary McDermott Cook and Otto Wetzel in 2001, Patsy Miller Donosky and Harvey R. Mitchell in 2002, Caren Harvey Prothro and Marty Weiland in 2003, Diane Brierley and Dr. Kern Wildenthal in 2004, Lynn Flint Shaw and Howard Rachofsky in 2005, Marguerite Hoffman and Robert Hoffman in 2006, Linda Perryman Evans and Ruben E. Esquivel in 2007, Elaine Agather and Brad Todd in 2008, Tincy Miller and Hal Brierley in 2009, Cindy Rachofsky and John T. Cody Jr. in 2010, Sarah Perot and John R. Eagle in 2011, Caroline Rose Hunt and Frank Risch in 2012, Peggy Sewell and Roger Nanney in 2013, Holly Mayer and Lucilo Peña in 2014, Catherine Marcus Rose and Don Glendenning in 2015, Rebecca Fletcher and James E. Wiley Jr. in 2016, Nancy A. Nasher and Walter B. Elcock in 2017, Julie K. Hersh and Donald J. Stone in 2018, Margot B. Perot and J. Davis Hamlin in 2019, Matrice Ellis-Kirk and Mike Rawlings in 2020, Donna Wilhelm and Sam Self in 2021 and Jennifer Altabef and Larry Angelilli in 2022, who have distinguished Dallas’ arts endeavors.
Sponsorships and tickets are now available here.
* Photo provided by TACA