First Photo: Barbara Weeden, Joanne Stroud Bilby, and Alan May, American Federation of Arts 100th Anniversary Gala at the Metropolitan Club in New York City.
Second Photo: Gala co-chairs Scott Dahnke, Clare McKeon, DD Ford, Stephanie La Nasa, and George King, American Federation of Arts 100th Anniversary Gala at the Metropolitan Club in New York City.
“Photograph by Anthony Behar, Courtesy American Federation of Arts.”
The American Federation of Arts (AFA) marked its 100th year as a pioneering organization dedicated to the advancement of knowledge and appreciation of art in this country with a black-tie gala celebration on Wednesday, October 27, 2010, at the Metropolitan Club in New York City.
During the evening, there was a viewing of a short commemorative video featuring artist Lorna Simpson, Metropolitan Museum of Art Director Thomas P. Campbell, and Brooklyn Museum Director Arnold L. Lehman, among others; a raffle drawing of a print by Maira Kalman and a drawing by Wolfgang Laib; and dancing and cocktails. The dinner was catered by the Metropolitan Club.