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2016 Aperture foundation benefit party and auction

October 24

  • An evening of art and entertainment in honor of

    William Eggleston

    The Edison Ballroom 240 West 47th Street, New York


  • Benefit Cohosts

    • David Byrne
    • Sondra Gilman Gonzalez-Falla and Celso Gonzalez-Falla
    • Elizabeth Ann Kahane and William Kahane
    • Cathy Kaplan
    • Nion McEvoy
    • Jessica Nagle
    • David Zwirner

    Colorful Attire

6 PM

Cocktails and auction preview*

7:30 PM


8 PM

Photo Party with live and silent auctions and musical performances set to William Eggleston’s The Democratic Forest

*Ticket-buyers at the Dinner Ticket
($1,500) level or above

Live Auction

Ten major works by master photographers

Hosted by


Silent Auction

Inspired by vinyl
Thirty works, 12 x 12 inches and framed

Tickets and Tables

Photo Party, 8pm

Photo Party Tickets are included with the purchase of a table or Benefit Weekend or Dinner Ticket.

Photo Party


*$100 Aperture Members


The nondeductible portion per attendee is $70.

Artist Sponsor


*$450 Aperture Members


The purchase of an Artist Sponsor ticket allows Aperture to extend a complimentary ticket to an artist of its choosing. Artist Sponsor ticket-buyers will be acknowledged at the event.

The nondeductible portion per attendee is $70.



*$1,000 Aperture Members


The nondeductible portion per attendee is $200.

Benefit Weekend



Aperture’s exclusive Benefit Weekend (October 21-23), includes a day of guided tours of Yale University’s Art Gallery and conservation center; visits to studios of artists such as Richard Mosse; and a cocktail reception hosted by an Aperture trustee.

The nondeductible portion per attendee is $250.

Benefactor Table



The nondeductible portion per table is $2,100.

I am not able to attend but would like to


* Aperture Members are eligible for discounted tickets. Aperture memberships must be valid through October 24, 2016. If you’re an existing Aperture Member and have questions about discounted Benefit tickets or would like the discount code to purchase tickets online, contact 212.946.7108/7126 or membership@aperture.org.

You must be 21 or older to attend Aperture’s Benefit Party.

Ticket and table quantities are extremely limited. As this is a benefit for Aperture Foundation, we regret that all purchases are nonrefundable.

For additional information, please contact (212) 946-7108/7126 or benefit@aperture.org.

Aperture Foundation is a 501(c)(3) organization and qualifies as tax-exempt.