2024 Gala & Art Auction

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GALA VENUE
Ziegfeld Ballroom, 141 West 54th Street, New York, NY

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GALA DETAILS
6:00 PM  Cocktails
7:00 PM  Dinner & Live Auction* conducted by Mattos Paschal of Christie’s
9:00 PM  Dessert and Dancing

*(Auction opens March 4 online via Artsy)

For more information please contact Fabian Rodriguez at development@bronxmuseum.org or 718-568-9780

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2024 Gala & Art Auction
Mar 18, 2024      6pm - 10pm

Gala Honorees

Samara Joy

HONOREE AWARD:

The Visionary Award,
Presented by Kenny Washington

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HONOREE INFO:

With her GRAMMY-Award-winning and chart-topping album, Linger Awhile, 23-year-old Bronx-raised Samara Joy makes her case to join the likes of Sarah, Ella, and Billie as the next mononymous jazz singing sensation recorded by the venerable Verve Records.

Her voice, rich and velvety yet precariously refined, has already earned her fans like Anita Baker and Regina King and TV appearances, in addition to millions of likes on TikTok — cementing her status as perhaps the first GenZ jazz singing star. The New York Times praised the “silky-voiced rising star” for “helping jazz take a youthful turn...”

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Sanford Biggers

HONOREE AWARD:

The Art & Social Justice Award,
Presented by Julie Mehretu

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HONOREE INFO:

Sanford Biggers’ work is an interplay of narrative, perspective, and history that speaks to current social, political, and economic happenings while also examining the contexts that bore them. His diverse practice positions him as a collaborator with the past through explorations of often-overlooked cultural and political narratives from American history.

As creative director and keyboardist, he fronts Moon Medicin, a multimedia concept band that straddles visual arts and music with performances staged against a backdrop of curated sound effects and video...

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Deutsche Bank Americas Foundation

HONOREE AWARD:

The Corporate Philanthropic Leadership Award, Presented to Alessandra DiGiusto by Joseph Mizzi

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HONOREE INFO:

Deutsche Bank Americas Foundation’s commitment to serving communities in the Americas is grounded in a longstanding tradition of social responsibility. Through its philanthropic pillars—community development, education and creative enterprise, the bank applies an asset-based approach that highlights communities’ strengths and supports stakeholder-led strategies for creating social and economic opportunity. CSR Americas partners across the firm as well, promoting a culture of citizenship and developing employees’ capacity to effect positive social change.

For more than forty years, Deutsche Bank Art has also provided access to contemporary art – through its collection at the workplace, in international exhibitions at the PalaisPopulaire in Berlin, as well as supporting emerging talent through its “Artist of the Year” award...

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GALA ENTERTAINMENT

Gala Emcee

Monica Morales

Gala Performer

John Benitez Latin Group

Gala Performer

Richard Clements

After Party DJ

DJ Ethan Tomas
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