Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Celebrating photography’s role in expanding our vision of family

  • Honoring

    • Agnes Gund
    • Catherine Gund
    • Catherine Opie
    • Hank Willis Thomas
    • Dr. Deborah Willis


    • Sir Elton John
    • Judy and Leonard Lauder
    • Nion McEvoy
    • Jessica Nagle
    • Location

      547 West 26th Street, New York

      6:00 p.m.

      Cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, and special print sale with music by Coco & Breezy

      8:00 p.m.

      Dinner, live auction, tributes, and a performance by Kathy Sledge with The House of Xtravaganza

    • Festive attire




        • Proceeds from the Gala support Aperture’s general operating fund, including award-winning publications, education programs, and touring exhibitions.

          • You must be 21 or older to attend Aperture’s Gala.


On Tuesday, October 30, Gala Cocktail Party Tickets will be available at the door (access from 6:00–8:00 p.m. only) for $175 per guest.
For additional information, please contact 212.946.7108/7146 or [email protected] All table and ticket sales are nonrefundable and tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law. Aperture Foundation is a 501(c)(3) organization and qualifies as tax-exempt.
  • Live Auction, including works by

    • Dawoud Bey
    • John Chiara
    • Elliott Erwitt
    • Gail Albert Halaban
    • Todd Hido
    • Peter Hujar
    • Richard Learoyd
    • Richard Mosse
    • Gordon Parks
    • Hank Willis Thomas

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    • Auction powered by artsy_final_3
    Bid online starting October 16


  • Leader Committee

    • David Dechman and Michel Mercure
    • Agnes Gund
    • Elizabeth* and William Kahane
    • Hemant Kanakia* and Sonalde Desai
    • Cathy M. Kaplan* and Renwick D. Martin
    • Judy and Leonard Lauder
    • Anne Stark Locher* and Kurt Locher
    • Nion McEvoy*
    • Jessica Nagle* and Roland Hartley-Urquhart
    • Lisa Rosenblum
    • Thomas R. Schiff*
  • Gala Committee

    • Adobe
    • Malú Alvarez
    • Anonymous (3)
    • Peter Barbur* and Tim Doody
    • Elyse and Lawrence B. Benenson
    • Dawoud Bey*
    • Allan Chapin* and Anna Rachminov
    • Sb Cooper* and R. L. Besson
    • Fine Art Frameworks
    • Dr. Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
    • Elaine Goldman* and John Benis
    • Mrs. John Gutfreund
    • Hermès of Paris
    • Darius Himes, Christie’s
    • Jeff Hirsch, Foto Care
    • Michael Hoeh*
    • Inez and Vinoodh
    • Darlene Kaplan and Steve Zuckerman
    • Deana Lawson
    • Lehmann Maupin and Regen Projects
    • Susana Torruella Leval and Hon. Pierre Leval
    • Marina and Andrew* Lewin
    • Patrick McMullan
    • Sarah Anne McNear*
    • Helen Nitkin* and Joel Rosenkranz
    • Philip C. Ollila, Ingram Content Group
    • Missy* and Jim O’Shaughnessy
    • The Rosenstiel Foundation
    • Sheri Sandler and Mark Schneider
    • Jack Shainman Gallery
    • Melissa Schiff Soros
    • Severn Taylor* and Scott Switzer
    • Willard Taylor* and Virginia Davies
    • Alice L. Walton
    • Whit Williams
    • *Aperture trustee