Guests enjoyed cocktails made of Findlandia Vodka and sipped on Juliette Rosé (donated by Turquoiselife). The over 200 guests were able to shop for their new shoes with the guidance of Alejandro Ingelmo. Patrons of the museum and fashionistas can still can support the museum and get a great deal on a new pair of shoes– Alejandro is generously extending a discount of 10% on any purchase until May 21 and will donate 10% of the proceeds to El Museo 2014 Gala. Just use promo code: ELMUSEO.
Gala Chair Cucu Diamantes toasted Alejandro and congratulated him on his new honor and El Museo’s new director Daniel Veneciano thanked The Salomon Contemporary Gallery for donating the event space and spoke for a few minutes about his exciting vision for the museum.
Guests included: Michael Atmore, Cheryl Anhava, Dawn Ambros, Candace Amos, Christina Anderson, Andrew Bradfield, George Benoliel, Mario Blalandi, Gabriel Rivera Barrazza, Emir Bahadir, Barrett Beard, Sam Broekman, Natalie Berman, David Bennatar, Catherine Petree-Biron & Laurent Biron, Cengriz Baskir, Natalie Bahadir, Natalie Balanza, Megan Balch, Jaime Barker, Tony Bechara (Board Chair), Kipton Cronkite, Scott Cooke, David Denino, Cucu Diamantes (Gala Chair) & Andres Levin (Co-Chair), Dimitri Falk, Justin Friedman, Christian Fieres, Allie Fernandez, Richard Gabriel, Samantha Greenspan, Christian Gonzales, Jen Gatien, John Gordon Gauld, Eleba Garcia, Christian Tonatiuh Gonzalez, Daniel Hyland, Joy Holm, Alex Hamer, William Haseltine & Maria Eugenia Maury (2014 honorees), Howard Hearst, Andrew Philip Heid, Treyson Hoang, Seth Howard, Marcus John, Sabir Karimli, Carmen Konigsbach, Kate Krone, Rachel Kim, Susan Kaufman, Barkley Kinkead, David Leung, Norma Lujan, Jasmine Lobe, Josh Lionardi, Rachel Lee,Rosa Lentigua, Christina Medina and Victor Medina San Andreas, Eduardo Marcus, Pratrick McGregor, Kelly Mahoney, Pearson McGee,Kelly McCabe, Laura Migdon,Marta Notenbaum, Luca Primack, Guyton Porter, Luka Primack, James Perez, Lauren Radin, Lauren Sanford, Hala Salomon and James Salomon, Catherine Smith, Abner Silva, Anna Simakova, Ted Stafford,Trish Schreiber, Stephanie Unter, Gregory Wein, Emma Winter, and Bryan Grey Yambo (BryanBoy).
El Museo del Barrio will hold its annual Gala on Wednesday, May 21 at Cipriani 42nd Street in New York City. Designer, Alejandro Ingelmo will be honored with the Artistic Achievement Award and Maria Eugenia Maury and Dr. William A. Haseltine will receive the Joseph A. Unanue Trustee Leadership Award. The Gala Chair is CuCu Diamantes and the Gala Co-Chairs are Andrés Levin, Anita Durst, Lex Fenwick, and Cathy and Alex López Negrete.
This year’s Honorary Committee members include: Pedro Almodóvar, Amy Astley, Marc Anthony, Carlos Campos, Cameron Diaz, Yaz Hernandez, Enrique Norten, Ms. Fernanda Capobianco and Mr. Francois Payard, Keith Pollock, Raphael Montañez Ortiz, Ray Smith, Mario Testino, and David Tisch.
Images and Event info credit: Owen Hoffman, Patrick McMullan Company.