George Eastman House International Museum of Photography and Film returns to New York City this fall for its inaugural benefit gala. The event, “Celebrating Light and Motion,” will take place Monday, Oct. 29 at Three Sixty° in Tribeca. Highlights of the event include awards for emerging and established artists in photography and motion pictures. The honorary chairs of the gala are Tina Barney, Ken Burns, Philip Kaufman, and Martin Scorsese, who all have collections preserved in the vaults at Eastman House.
Emerging Icon in Photography Jeff Chien-Hsing Liao
Emerging Icons in Film Joshua and Ben Safdie
Lifetime Achievement in Photography Howard Greenberg
Lifetime Achievement in Motion Pictures Bruce Goldstein
The Light and Motion Award Carole and Howard Tanenbaum
In addition to the gala, Eastman House is represented in New York City this fall via its collections, with photographs on view at the Metropolitan Museum of Art and Grand Central Terminal plus screenings at Film Forum and Museum of the Moving Image. Also, graduates of Eastman House’s schools of photo and film preservation work in most every major museum and archive in New York City.
Three Sixty°- 10 Desbrosses Street in Tribeca
Cocktails will begin at 7 p.m. followed by dinner and awards at 8 p.m.
The suggested attire is black and white.
Gala tickets start at $500 and can be obtained by calling Michael Buscemi (914) 235-1490 ext. 13 or emailing email@example.com.