At this year's Fall Lunch, held at Il Gattopardo, Culture For One hosted young people in foster care, and featured keynote speaker, Jessica Glasscock from the Costume Institute at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. She spoke about "Glamour and Transformation: Fashion Leaders from Union Square to Chanel" and touched on the challenges, achievements, and hard work of women in the fashion industry. Board Director Eileen Schein also spoke of her connection to Culture For One, and program alumna Palvi Manhas shared her story of her journey in foster care and with Culture For One.
Culture For One's Fifth Annual Benefit
Honoring Joe and Diana DiMenna
Inspiration Award for Arts and Education Philanthropy
6.30pm cocktails and silent auction
7.30pm dinner and performance
espace: 635 West 42nd Street, New York City
Performance by the cast of the hit broadway musical
Starring Denee Benton & Josh Groban
Hottest Ticket in Town- Bruno Mars Live in Concert in NYC on September 23, 2017
The man with the golden voice performs his multi-platinum hits including Grenade, Locked Out of Heaven, Uptown Funk, and 24K Magic live at Madison Square Garden. VIP 24 Karat party package for two includes two premium tickets, a pre-show reception, special and exclusive merchandise access, and more!
Joan Hornig 18K Gold Pyrite Earrings
Joan Hornig launched her eponymous line with her passion for enduring design and commitment to philanthropic pursuits. She is an award-winning designer, who has donated over $1 million to more than 900 worthy initiatives around the world. These stunning earrings are a fashion accessory that brings sophisticated elegance to any outfit.
Joan Hornig Multi-strand Pyrite Necklace
On the red carpet, Hornig’s jewelry has been worn by Jennifer Lopez, Katherine Heigl, Eva Mendes, Olivia Wilde, Emma Stone, Naomi Watts, Kerry Washington, Michelle Pfeiffer, and Anna Kendrick, among others. Pyrite in faceted ovals make up this multi-strand necklace where each strand is unique.
Chuck Close Print
Iconic American artist, Chuck Close is renowned for his trailblazing portraits and self-portraits. His work has been collected and featured at the Whitney Museum of Art, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Museum of Modern Art, the Tate Modern and the Centre Pompidou, and has sold for more than $4.8 million. This is a signed and numbered limited-edition print
Music Legends Package
Consisting of Bruce Springsteen's Autographed Memoir, James Taylor Collector's Photograph, and Barbra Streisand Live in Concert
Broadway Baby Package
Consisting of four house seats for The Great Comet and a meet and greet with Josh Groban, four house seats for The Glass Menagerie, two orchestra seats for Kinky Boots, and a Broadway.com Gift Certificate
Look Great, Feel Gorgeous: Luxury, Fashion, and Beauty Package
Consisting of Jeri Cohen Fine Jewelry, Louis Licari Cut and Color, Most Beautiful Smile upgrade with Jason Kasarsky, DDS, Mink Scarf by Pologeorgis, and Lo & Sons Tote
Dance, Music, and Dine Out Package
Consisting of New York City Opera tickets with backstage tour and walk-on role in costume, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater tickets, Joanne Trattoria gift card, "Joanne Trattoria Cookbook" signed by owner and executive chef Joe Germanotta, and photo opportunity with the executive chef
Bite of the Big Apple/Weekend in the City Package
Consisting of a curated art exploration with ArtMuse, Jeri Cohen Fine Jewelry, Sunday brunch at Tribeca Grill, iHeart Media Concert tickets, a gift certificate to Wagamama, and a one-night stay at the InterContinental New York Barclay Hotel
Star Treatment: Fashion Photo Portrait Shoot
This one-of-a-kind, once-in-a-lifetime experience auction package offers a one-hour photo session with legendary fashion photographer Arthur Elgort, styling by the unparalleled Ann Caruso, and hair and makeup by StyleBookings
California Dreamin' Package Pack your bags and start off your week of luxurious pampering by skipping the traffic. Helicopter to the airport, and then settle into luxury at the Four Seasons Residence in San Diego, where an Aviara Villa will be yours for a 7-night stay
Inhale...Exhale...In Style Package Indulge in a little self-care and a stronger, healthier you with a full-year of yoga classes at Laughing Lotus Yoga, a ten-class package of targeted fitness classes at Body Conceptions, and a gift certificate for cutting edge fitness clothing from leading fitness, fashion, and music brand, Bandier. Get inspired at a taping of Dr. Oz’s popular television show about health