Whitney - Past, Present and Future
Madison Avenue at 75th
Gala Chairmen: Allison Kanders, Liz
Swig and Donatella Versace
Studio Party Hosts: Matthew Brannon,
Martin Dawson, Amanda Hearst, Barbara and Andrew Mandell,
Leighton Meester, Dalia Oberlander, Christina Ricci,
Alexandra Richards, Arden Wohl and the Whitney Artists
Monday, October 20, 2008
Cocktails: 7 PM
Dinner: 8 PM
Studio Party: 9PM - 1
The Whitney Gala is a highlight of the New
York City social calendar. Approximately 500 guests
including prominent members of the art, fashion, media,
business and corporate communities will gather to celebrate
the museum's history and future.
The black-tie event will begin with
cocktails in the Robert J. Hurst Family Gallery followed by
dinner in the 3rd Floor Gallery.
At 9 PM the Studio Party, hosted by the
Artists Council, begins in the Lower Gallery, with
cocktails, a DJ and dancing.
Tables are priced at $75,000, $50,000 and
$25,000; individual tickets are $7,500 and $5,000.
Proceeds from the event provide support for Whitney Museum
exhibitions, education, and public programs.
The Whitney Museum of American Art is the
home of the world's preeminent collection of modern and
contemporary American art. Founded in 1930 by Gertrude
Vanderbilt Whitney, the institution has remained committed
to its mission of supporting living American artists.
Through its permanent Collection, traveling exhibitions,
world-renowned Biennials, and innovative educational
programs, the Whitney facilitates exploration of the
richness of American art and culture throughout the world.
To purchase Gala Tickets please call:
212 671 5303
To purchase Studio Party tickets please
call: 212 671 5310
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