Tuesday, January 28

9 pm–12:30 am

Whitney Museum of American Art
99 Gansevoort Street

Art Party Co-Chairs
Michael Carl
Micaela Erlanger
Jamian Juilano-Villani
Olivia Palermo

DJ sets by
Dizzy Fae
Okay Kaya

triple DJ by Darren Bader
Performed by BEARCAT, br0nz3_g0dd3ss, and Riobamba

Festive Attire

Sponsored by 

Special thanks to Showfields


Art Party Ticket
$250 ($200 for Whitney Contemporaries members), admits one

Artist Sponsor Ticket
$500 ($450 for Whitney Contemporaries members), admits one

The purchase of an Artist Sponsor ticket allows the Whitney to extend a complimentary ticket to an artist of its choosing.

Art Party proceeds benefit the Independent Study Program and other education initiatives of the Whitney.


Membership + Tickets

Purchase a Contemporaries membership bundle and receive a complimentary Art Party ticket and a discounted ticket for a guest. The Art Party is hosted by the Whitney Contemporaries, a dynamic group of young patrons (ages 21 to 40) that champion emerging artists while enjoying unparalleled access to the Whitney and the New York City art world.

Contemporaries Membership and Art Party Ticket
$750, admits one and includes annual membership ($1,000 value)

Contemporaries Membership and Two Art Party Tickets
$850, admits two and includes annual membership ($1,250 value)

Membership + Tickets

Benefit Committee

Kristen Cole, Maia Ruth Lee, Liza Lou

Adam Abdalla, Joanne Leonhardt Cassullo, Karen Finerman, Forty Five Ten, Alexander Hankin, Danielle Hankin, Jack and Julie Heller, Flora Irving, Elizabeth Jaeger, Peter Kahng, Caitlin Keogh, Patrick McGregor, Willa Nasatir, Polina Proshkina, John Runyon, Morgan Solomon, Fern and Lenard Tessler, Salman Toor

Host Committee
Paul Arnhold and Wes Gordon, Korakrit Arunanondchai, Rosie Assoulin, Grace Atwood, Steven Beltrani, Carrie Berk, Leyna Bloom, Alyson Cafiero, Flora Donovan, Mike Eckhaus, Ezinma, Jiajia Fei, Blaise Ffrench, Marianne Fonseca, Julia Fox, Ashley Haas, Sarah Hoover, Gilda Joelle, Haley Kalil, Elena Kurnosova, Zoe Latta, Maggie Lee, Eric N. Mack, Shantell Martin, Renell Medrano, Troy Michie, Evan Mock, Samantha Moray, Mia Moretti, Aminatou Sow, Pritika Swarup, Wu Tsang, Kristen Joy Watts, Elaine Welteroth, Chloe Wise, Allie X

Whitney Contemporaries

Micaela Erlanger, Adam Fields, Flora Irving

Trustee Liaison
Joanne Leonhardt Cassullo

Curatorial Liaison
Laura Phipps

Executive Committee
Adam Abdalla, Edward Barsamian, Michael Carl, Amy Davis, Kyle DeWoody, Jessica Gersh, Alexander Hankin, Molly Krause, Suzanna Lee, Joey Lico, Jon Neidich, Gabe Schulman, Jessica Sherman, Catherine E. Smith

More Information

The Whitney’s annual fundraising event, hosted by the Whitney Contemporaries, welcomes young patrons, emerging artists, and guests from the worlds of art, fashion, business, and entertainment for an evening of cocktails, music, and exhibition viewing.

Before the 2020 Art Party, the Artists Council will host an intimate dinner in the Susan and John Hess Family Theater. More information: Art Party Dinner.

Questions about the event? Email artparty@whitney.org.

Contact contemporaries@whitney.org to learn more about the Whitney Contemporaries.



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Kristin Lucas, Speculative Habitat for Sponsored Seabirds

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