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Guild Hall

32nd Annual Academy of the Arts Achievement Awards & Dinner


Monday, March 13, 2017 from 6-10pm
OUR HONOREES Susan Stroman, for Performing Arts, presented by American librettist and writer for Sesame Street John Weidman, Edwina von Gal, for Visual Arts, presented by artist, designer, and environmentalist Maya Lin, Philip Schultz, for Literary Arts, presented by the Executive Director of the Poetry Society of AmericaAlice Quinn, Cheryl and Michael Minikes, for Special Award for Leadership and Philanthropic Endeavors, presented by Broadway producer Roy Furman.

Co-Chairs of Guild Hall’s Academy of the Arts Achievement Awards

Christine Berry; Magda and Edward Bleier; Marty and Michele Cohen; Lucy and Steven Cookson; Florence and Richard Fabricant; Cornelia Foss; Larry Gagosian; Keith S. Gorda; April Gornik; Eric Fischl; Ted Hartley and Dina Merrill; Edmund Hollander and Wendy Powers; Bruce Horten; Susan and Steven Jacobson; Patti Kenner; Barbara and Richard S. Lane; Linda Lindenbaum; NancyJane and Jeffrey Loewy; Ninah and Michael Lynne; Sondra and David S. Mack; Susan and Morris Mark; Cheryl and Michael Minikes; Ellen Myers; Alice Netter; Pamela and Edward Pantzer; Kathy and Billy Rayner; Robert A.M. Stern Architects; Clifford Ross; Janet C. Ross; Toni L. Ross; Anne Sager; Cassandra Seidenfeld; Cindy Sherman; Renée and Richard Steinberg; Judith Shubow Steir and Berton Steir; Leila Maw Straus; Stephanie Todd; Susan Vecsey; Pauline Willis; Peter M. Wolf; and, Kenneth L. Wyse

The Guild Hall Academy Dinner is sponsored by Edmund Hollander Landscape Architects; Marders; Robert AM Stern Architects; andStelle Lomont Rouhani Architects.

The awards ceremony and dinner will be at The Rainbow Room in New York City, hosted by artist Eric Fischl, Academy President, along with Marty Cohen, Board Chair, and Andrea Grover, Guild Hall’s Executive Director.

The Academy honors both summer and year-round East End residents who have demonstrated excellence in the visual, literary, and performing arts. Funds raised from the Award’s gala dinner benefit Guild Hall’s mission of celebrating the artistic spirit on the East End by educating, inspiring, and enriching diverse audiences with excellent and engaging year-round programming.

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