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CARNEGIE HALL PRESENTS

Carnegie Hall Medal of Excellence Gala

Honoring Vartan Gregorian
Monday, June 10, 2019 6:30 PM The Plaza
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Vartan Gregorian by Jonathan Blanc
Carnegie Hall is proud to award its 10th Medal of Excellence to Vartan Gregorian, who has fundamentally transformed the landscape of philanthropy in New York and around our country during his tenures at The New York Public Library, Brown University, and now as the 12th president of the Carnegie Corporation. In recognition of the centennial of Andrew Carnegie’s passing, it is especially fitting to honor Dr. Gregorian, who embodies the true spirit of philanthropy that was so profoundly inherent to Carnegie Hall’s founder. Dr. Gregorian’s global impact through his work as a scholar, philanthropist, and advocate of the arts complements the worldwide reach of Carnegie Hall’s ever-expanding artistic and community programs.

Proceeds from the evening support Migrations: The Making of America festival and all of Carnegie Hall’s innovative artistic and education programs


Gala reservations are now open. See details below.

Gala Details

Gala Chairmen
Robert F. Smith, Chairman
Sanford I. Weill, President
The Honorable and Mrs. Hushang Ansary
Beatrice Santo Domingo

 

Honorary Chairmen
Richard A. Debs, Chairman Emeritus
James D. Wolfensohn, Chairman Emeritus

 

Gala Details

Grand Ballroom, The Plaza
6:30 PM Cocktails
7:30 PM Dinner, Award Ceremony, Performance

Cocktail Attire

 

Gala Reservations

Individual tickets start at $3,000, and tables for 10 start at $30,000. All ticket and table prices include a partially tax-deductible amount.

Reserve online via the link at the upper–right-hand corner of this page or contact the Special Events office at 212-903-9679. Please note that exact seating assignments will not be determined until the month of the event. We regret that gala tickets are nonrefundable and cannot be exchanged.

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