New York Gala

Color photograph of the ceiling of the restaurant Cipriani 25 Broadway showing the decorated vaulted ceilings

2021 New York Gala

Tuesday, October 26, 2021

25 Broadway
New York, NY

Join us for the 2021 New York Gala and celebrate the extraordinary innovation, scholarship, and exchange of ideas that have taken place at the Academy for over 125 years.

Tickets and tables are available now. If you cannot attend, please consider supporting the Academy with a donation. For more information, please contact Katie Eisenberg at events [at] or 212-751-7200, ext. 351.


Dr. Mary Schmidt Campbell
John Guare (2013 Resident)
Julie Mehretu (2020 Resident)


Slobodan Randjelović
Calvin Tsao (2010 Resident)

Honorary Chairs

Alessia Antinori
Mary E. Frank
John F. W. Rogers

Online Benefit Auction

Bid to support art and scholarship at the Academy’s Online Benefit Auction.

AAR will host its second annual online benefit auction in conjunction with this year’s gala evening, once again featuring artworks donated by the Academy’s community and an array of one-of-a-kind experience packages offering insider access to the work of the Academy’s Fellows and Residents. Stay tuned for more details.

Proceeds from the gala evening and the benefit auction support the Academy, which, for over 125 years, has provided time and space for the world’s best thinkers, scholars, and artists to create and imagine a better future.

Past Galas

Learn more about past Academy benefits, including the McKim Medal Gala, the New York Gala, and the Cabarets.