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2013 Gala & Cultural Leadership Awards
Honoring Eugene V. Thaw and Kehinde Wiley


Tuesday, October 29, 2013
Metropolitan Club, One East 60th Street, New York City
6:30 p.m. Cocktails, 8:00 p.m. Dinner, 10:00 p.m. Dancing and Cocktails
Honoree introductions by William M. Griswold, Director of the Morgan Library & Museum,
and Arnold L. Lehman, Director of the Brooklyn Museum


Gala Chairs
Martha MacMillan | Clare McKeon | Capera Ryan

Gala Benefit Committee
Elizabeth Belfer | Jonathan P. Binstock | Catterton Partners | Stephanie & Frederick Clark | Loretta & Scott Dahnke | Yasaman & Vuk Djunic | Alexandra & David Drucker | Kianga Ellis | Ashleigh Fernandez | Leslie & Tom Freudenheim | William Griswold & Christopher Malstead | Agnes Gund | Anthony Hirschel | Sean Kelly Gallery | Ann & Gilbert H. Kinney | Stephanie & Jody La Nasa | Margot & Robert Linton | NancyJane & Jeffrey Loewy | Sarah & Alec Machiels | Merrill & Chris Mahan | Karla McKinley | David Pollack | Pollock-Krasner Foundation | Kimerly Rorschach | Lindsay Smith & Jason Herrick | Stephen Friedman Gallery | Ian Taylor | Anna-Sophia Van Zweden | Wally Findlay Galleries (list in formation)

Join the Gala Benefit Committee by reserving a minimum of two tickets.

Click here to purchase tables/tickets online or download the response form here. If you would like to purchase an advertisement for the Gala Dinner Journal, click here for details.

This evening of dinner, dancing, and celebration will also include a raffle, with a limited edition Red Grooms print donated by Marlborough Gallery.

Red Grooms, Brooklyn Bridge Bustle, 2002. Color lithograph. Image: 21 1/2 x 29 3/4 inches; sheet: 26 1/2 x 33 3/4 inches. Artist’s proof, aside from the numbered edition of 75. Courtesy of Marlborough Gallery

Raffle tickets are $100 and will be available at the gala and in advance, either here online or with this order form. Participants do not need to be present to win.

For further information contact Tiffany Carney, Manager of Special Events, at or call 212.988.7700 x247.

Gala proceeds benefit the exhibitions and programming of the AFA.