Annual Gala

Please save the date—Saturday, October 15, 2022—for the 2022 Annual Gala at Storm King Art Center. More details to be announced.

2021 ANNUAL GALA
On behalf of the Trustees and Staff of Storm King Art Center, thank you for supporting the 2021 Annual Gala on Saturday, September 25, 2021. It was a fantastic evening. Many thanks also to our Honorees, Martin Puryear and VIA Art Fund, our Gala Co-Chairs, Joan S. Davidson and Courtney B. Vance, and our generous supporters for making the event a great success.

HONOREES & RECIPIENTS OF THE STORM KING AWARD 
Martin Puryear
VIA Art Fund, accepted by President Bridgitt Evans

ABOUT THE STORM KING AWARD 
The Storm King Award is given in recognition of meaningful contributions in the fields of visual arts, landscape, and nature conservation.

HONORARY CHAIRS
Agnes Gund
Cathy and Peter Halstead
Rashid Johnson
Jo Carole and Ronald S. Lauder
Arlene Shechet
Tavares Strachan
Sarah Sze 

GALA CHAIRS
Joan S. Davidson
Courtney B. Vance 

VICE CHAIRS
Amy & David Abrams
Bloomberg Philanthropies
Joan S. Davidson
Roberta & Steven Denning 
Evans Capital 
Agnes Gund 
Cathy & Peter Halstead
Grace K. Hennessy & Miguel E. Hennessy
Debby & Rocco Landesman
Stephen Meringoff
Jennifer & Malcolm Nolen 
Cynthia Hazen Polsky & Leon Polsky
Nicholas A. Polsky & Eve Yohalem
Thomas A. & Georgina T. Russo 
Stephen S. Trevor & Stephanie Hunt 
VIA Art Fund  

See Benefit Committee


HONOREE FILMS


Watch a short film featuring this year’s Storm King Award recipients VIA Art Fund and Martin Puryear. The film program also includes the special announcement that Storm King has commissioned artist Martin Puryear to create a new, site-specific work for its permanent collection.


MAKE A DONATION
We appreciate your gift of any amount. Your contribution helps Storm King continue celebrating the relationship between art, nature, and people through our exciting exhibitions, world-renowned collection, and dynamic programming.

 

 


BENEFIT COMMITTEE

BENEFACTORS
Roberta & Steven Denning 

SPONSORS
Evans Capital
Agnes Gund
Cathy & Peter Halstead
Jennifer & Malcolm Nolen
Cynthia Hazen Polsky & Leon Polsky
Nicholas A. Polsky & Eve Yohalem 

PATRONS
Amy & David Abrams
Anonymous
Bloomberg Philanthropies 
Joan S. Davidson
Grace K. Hennessy & Miguel E. Hennessy
Debby & Rocco Landesman
Stephen Meringoff
Thomas A. & Georgina T. Russo
Stephen S. Trevor & Stephanie Hunt
VIA Art Fund  

SUPPORTERS
Anonymous
Helena & Peter Bienstock
Evan & Claudia Breibart 
David Diamond & Karen Zukowski 
Christopher J. Elliman
Gordon Gund
Jo Carole & Ronald S. Lauder 
Judy & Leonard Lauder
Chip Loewenson & Susan Brune
Matthew Marks 
LeConte Moore & Barbara Jones
Jim & Mary Ottaway
Ruinart
The Sheinman Family
Judy Sund & Scott Gilbert
Hume R. Steyer & Nanahya C. Santana
Jessica Weiss
Marissa Wesely & Fred Hamerman  

FRIENDS
Karyn Bendit
Daniel & Estrellita Brodsky Foundation
Mr. & Mrs. Calvin Cafritz
Rachel Collens
Robin Dearden & Bryan Cranston
Tony & Judy Evnin
Hugh Freund & Sandra Wijnberg
Lianne Lazetera & Sanford J. Schlesinger
Galerie Lelong & Co.
Ronald & Sandra Kossar
Marian Goodman Gallery
Vivian Pfeiffer
Marnie S. Pillsbury
Brooke Kamin Rapaport
Anne P. Sidamon-Eristoff
Robert Sumanis
Mary Lee & Edward Turner
Wallkill Valley Federal Savings and Loan  

SPONSORED BY

Benefit Auction Artists & Donors 
Heather Hart 
Zhang Huan 
Rashid Johnson 
Jennifer Macdonald 
Joel Mallin 
Wangechi Mutu 
Virginia Overton 
Cathy Kuttner Polich & Richard Polich 
Ugo Rondinone 
Joel Shapiro 
Arlene Shechet 
Sarah Sze 
Jerry L. Thompson

With Special Thanks
Aesop
Bloomist
Heart & Soil
Industrial Arts Brewing Company
Party Rental LTD
Stortz Lighting

As of January 5, 2022


Event Health & Safety
All confirmed guests are required to submit proof of full vaccination in advance of attending the Gala. Thank you for your patience and support during this time. Event requirements are subject to change based on then current Center for Disease Control (CDC) and New York State guidelines.
Background Image: Menashe Kadishman, Suspended, 1977, North Woods to Museum Hill, Storm King Art Center (installation view, 2016)