This Week in Parties: The Art World Sets New York Ablaze
May 20, 2022
OVER THE RAINBOW Inside the Society of MSK’s Winter Lunch in the Rainbow Room
Photo by BFA
On Thursday, The Gordon Parks Foundation held its annual awards dinner and auction at Cipriani 42nd Street.
On Wednesday, MoMA PS1 held a benefit gala in honor of Agnes Gund, and artists Djali Brown-Cepeda, Rashid Johnson, and Deana Lawson.
Also on Wednesday, Bergdorf Goodman and Cafe Cecilia held a celebratory dinner for Simone Rocha.
On Tuesday, the Whitney held its annual gala inside the museum. The night was followed by an after part at Genesis House.
Also on Tuesday, The Hollywood Reporter held a party for its “Most Powerful People In Media” issue at The Pool.
On Monday, The Society of MSK and Net-A-Porter held a Winter Lunch at the Rainbow Room. The event raised funds for Memorial Sloan Kettering’s department of pediatrics, and the Pediatric and Adolescent & Young Adult Fertility Preservation Fund, which supports the cost of fertility preservation in qualifying MSK patients.
Later that night, Matchesfashion and Lehmann Maupin held a party to celebrate Frieze Week.
Last Friday, Saks and Amanda Nguyen, CEO and founder of Rise, hosted a dinner in honor of AAPI heritage month at L’Avenue at Saks.
Also on Friday, the Ali Forney Center held its A Place at the Table Gala at Cipriani Wall Street.