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Signature & Member Events

Louis Auchincloss Prize Gala

The Museum of the City of New York will presented its 2018 Louis Auchincloss Prize to Tony Award-winning composer, lyricist and performer, Jason Robert Brown, on Wednesday, November 14, 2018, at a gala dinner. Past Louis Auchincloss Prize honorees include Whoopi Goldberg, Gloria Steinem, Michiko Kakutani, Tony Kushner, Wynton Marsalis, Philip Glass, and Stephen Sondheim. 


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. 


Spring Symposium & Luncheon 

On Wednesday, June 5, 2019, the Museum of the City of New York will present its City of Design Award to renowned New York fashion designer Cynthia Rowley 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. Past recipients of the City of Design Award include Elizabeth Graziolo, Peter Marino, Jacques Grange and Ralph Pucci, and Jonathan Adler and Simon Doonan.

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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 hosted the Winter Ball gala dinner to raise funds and awareness for the Museum on February 21, 2019, at Cipriani 42nd Street.

Please contact directorscouncil@mcny.org for more information on the Director’s Council events.


Events For The Alexander Hamilton Circle 

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


For more information, contact:

Claude Barilleaux, Director of Special Events | 917.492.3326 | cbarilleaux@mcny.org
Jackie Zirman, Associate Director of Special Events | 917.492.3414 | jzirman@mcny.org

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