Archives of American Art 2022 Gala  

October 25, 2022 | 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM | Rainbow Room, New York, NY

After a two-year absence, the Archives of American Art’s Annual Gala has returned! Please join us in New York City’s Rainbow Room on October 25, 2022 to celebrate the unique contributions of artists, collectors, dealers, historians, and philanthropists in the American art world.

2022 Honorees

Peter Brant
Archives of American Art Medal

Ursula von Rydingsvard
Archives of American Art Medal

Lowery Stokes Sims
Lawrence A. Fleischman Award for Scholarly Excellence in the Field of American Art History

Chair

George Frederick Mead Merck

Host Committee

Amy Bermingham and Charles Wilson
Virginia Bobins
The Brant Foundation, Inc.
Paula Cooper
Amanda and Anthony Fisher Cummings
The Dedalus Foundation
Katherine Degn
Helen W. Drutt English
Susan Dunne
Barbara G. Fleischman
Martha J. Fleischman
Diane A. Fogg
Karen Z. Gray-Krehbiel and John H. Krehbiel, Jr.
Martin Gammon
Agnes Gund
The Keith Haring Foundation
halley k harrisburg and Michael Rosenfeld
Heritage Auctions
Evelyn Day Lasry
Dorothy Lichtenstein
The Honorable and Mrs. Earle I. Mack
Alexandra May
Grete Meilman
Joyce F. Menschel
Adele S. Merck
George Frederick Mead Merck
Bridget Moore
Marty O'Brien and Lisa Gordon
Amanda Quinn Olivar and John J. Olivar
Janice C. Oresman
The Lily and Earle M. Pilgrim Art Foundation
Howardena Pindell
Deborah Schmidt Robinson
Sotheby's
Barbara Tober
Diana Wege
Tanya Sridaromont Wells
Migs and Bing Wright

About the Annual Gala 

The Gala is the Archives of American Art’s annual fundraising event celebrating American Art and the important role the Archives has played in documenting and preserving the history of American art. Since the first Gala in 1988, the Gala has provided critical, unrestricted support while recognizing the accomplishments of its remarkable honorees. 

Event Details

Tuesday, October 25, 2022

6:30pm Cocktails
7:30pm Dinner

Rainbow Room
30 Rockefeller Plaza
65th Floor
New York, NY 10112

For More Information

Please contact AAAGala@si.edu | 202.633.7989

Photographs from the 2019 Gala

Photographs by Sara Beth Turner, 2019.

The Board of Trustees of the Archives of American Art pose for a photograph at the 2019 gala.

The Board of Trustees of the Archives of American Art at the 2019 gala

Howardena Pindell and Ko Smith pose for a photograph during the cocktail hour.

Howardena Pindell and Ko Smith

Billie Tsien, Judy Pfaff, and Susanne Emmerich pose for a photograph during cocktail hour.

Billie Tsien, Judy Pfaff, and Susanne Emmerich

William H. Truettner and Alexander Nemerov pose for a photograph during cocktail hour.

William H. Truettner and Alexander Nemerov

Jessica Strother, Mariah Strongin, and Renee Cox pose for a photograph during the after party.

Jessica Strother, Mariah Strongin, and Renee Cox

Kate Haw and Darren Waterston pose for a photograph during cocktail hour.

Kate Haw and Darren Waterston

Erin Gilbert and Oliver Lee Jackson dance at the 2019 gala after party.

Erin Gilbert and Oliver Lee Jackson

Josh Franco and María Elena González chat over cocktails at the 2019 gala.

Josh T. Franco and María Elena González

Catherine Moody listens to the presenters at the 2019 gala.

Catherine Moody

Howardena Pindell receives a standing ovation at the 2019 gala.

A standing ovation for Howardena Pindell

Photograph of an artist's easel side table with paints and other materials
Donating Papers

The Archives of American Art collects primary source materials—original letters, writings, preliminary sketches, scrapbooks, photographs, financial records and the like—that have significant research value for the study of art in America.

 

Find out how to give your papers, records, recordings, or other primary source material to the Archives of American Art.