Gala

The Gordon Parks Foundation Awards Dinner and Auction

Celebrating The Arts & Humanitarianism

June 6, 2017

Untitled, Washington, D.C., 1963

CO-CHAIRS
Alicia Keys and Kasseem Dean
Karl Lagerfeld
Leonard Lauder and Judy Glickman Lauder
Janelle Monáe
Usher IV and Grace Raymond

invite you to

THE GORDON PARKS FOUNDATION AWARDS DINNER AND AUCTION 
Celebrating the Arts & Humanitarianism

 

JUNE 6, 2017

 

HONORING

 

Jon Batiste 
Musician and Educator

 

The Honorable John Lewis 
U.S. Representative for the 5th Congressional District of Georgia

 

Alexander Soros 
Philanthropist

 

Mavis Staples 

Singer and Civil Rights Activist

 

THE PATRON OF THE ARTS AWARD

Kathryn and Kenneth Chenault

 

SPECIAL GUESTS

Barbara Bowman and Valerie Jarrett

 

MUSICAL PERFORMANCE BY

Common

 

PRESENTERS

Stephen Colbert

Congressman Keith Ellison

Dr. Henry Louis Gates,  Jr.

Usher Raymond IV

 

 

LIVE AUCTION FEATURING PHOTOGRAPHS BY GORDON PARKS

Hugh Hildesley
Sotheby's

 

 

Cipriani • 42nd Street • New York City

6:30pm Cocktails  |  7:30pm Dinner  |  Cocktail Attire

For more information call 914-579-1000 or email gpfgala@buckleyhallevents.com

 

 

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