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    Member & Gala Events

    Director's Council of the Museum of the City of New York 

    The Museum’s Director’s Council is a group of individuals who have established an on-going commitment to the Museum and its mission. This year the Director’s Council will host the Winter Ball gala dinner to raise funds and awareness for the Museum on February 22, 2018 at Cipriani 42nd Street.

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    Spring Symposium & Luncheon 

    On Thursday, June 1, 2017, the Museum of the City of New York presented its City of Design Award to renowned New York architect Peter Marino at its annual Spring Symposium & Luncheon. The City of Design Award was inaugurated in 2015 to recognize those who have made New York the design capital of the world and who inspire future generations of designers to bring their talents to our great city. Inaugural recipients of the award in 2015 were Jonathan Adler and Simon Doonan. In 2016 the Museum presented the City of Design Award to Jacques Grange and Ralph Pucci.

    Chairman's Leadership Award Dinner 

    Each year, the Museum of the City of New York presents the Chairman’s Leadership Award to an outstanding corporate citizen in recognition of their contributions to the life and well-being of New York City. This year, we were proud to present the award to Blair W. Effron, Co-Founder and Partner of Centerview Partners, at a gala dinner at the Museum, on Monday, May 22, 2017.

    Louis Auchincloss Prize Gala

    The Museum of the City of New York will present its 2017 Louis Auchincloss Prize to Gloria Steinem, Whoopi Goldberg, and Michiko Kakutani on Tuesday, October 17 at a gala dinner. Past Louis Auchincloss Prize honorees include Tony Kushner, Wynton Marsalis, Philip Glass, Stephen Sondheim, Lynne Meadow, Sheldon Harnick, Ada Louise Huxtable, Pete Hamill, and Elliott Erwitt.  

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    Events For The Alexander Hamilton Circle 

    Join us for exclusive receptions and private tours of exhibitions and art collections at the Museum and beyond.

    Young Members Circle Events 

    Enjoy walking tours of New York City neighborhoods, curator-led exhibition tours, and behind-the-scenes experiences at the Museum created especially for our Young Members Circle.

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