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October 2012

The Society of Memorial Sloan-Kettering
Cancer Center (MSKCC)  hosted the 24th Annual Preview Party for The International Fine Art and Antique Dealers Show

 

The Society of Memorial Sloan-Kettering
Cancer Center (MSKCC) 

 24th Annual Preview Party
 for
 The International Fine Art and Antique Dealers Show


 October 18, 2012

Photos by:  Black Tie Magazine

For more information please visit:
www.thesocietyofmskcc.org

NEW YORK, NY – On Thursday, October 18, 2012, The Society of Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC) hosted the 24th Annual Preview Party for The International Fine Art and Antique Dealers Show at The Park Avenue Armory in New York.  The glamorous event was Co-Chaired by Mary Davidson, Pamela Fiori, Jamee Gregory, Eleanora Kennedy and Kamie Lightburn with Associate Chairmen Allison Aston&Sloan Overstrom.  The Celebratory Chairman was Sigourney Weaver and the Connoisseur Chairman was Shafik Gabr.  The event was generously sponsored by Architectural Digest and
V&M / Vintage and Modern
.
 

In support of The Society were the evening’s prestigious Design Committee Co-Chairman, Architectural Digest Editor-in-Chief Margaret Russell and designer Charlotte Moss, who transformed The Glorious Food Café into an elegant French garden parterre.  A glittering crowd of over 1,200 guests and leaders from the art, design and fashion worlds mingled amongst the sensational art and antiques, and stunning jewelry.  This important show, organized by Anna and Brian Haughton, features many of the world’s most influential art and antique dealers in the U.S. and Europe. 

With such tremendous turnout, the event co-chairs are thrilled to announce that over one million dollars was raised, with 100% of proceeds benefitingThe Society’s programs at MSKCC. The Society has had the good fortune to be the beneficiary of the Preview Party since 1989.  These critical funds will support The Society’s mission to promote the well being of patients, support cancer research, and provide public education on the prevention, early detection and treatment of cancer, and will ensure that The Society continues to provide patients and their families with the comfort and caring that makes such a difference
 while they are at MSKCC.

Notable Guests included:

Sigourney Weaver, Candice Bergen, President of The Society, Dr. Annette U. Rickel,Adrienne Vittadini, Leonard A. Lauder, Arie and Coco Kopelman, CeCe and Lee Black, Margaret Russell, Charlotte Moss,Jamie Tisch,Eleanora and Michael Kennedy, Pamela Fiori, Shafik and Gigi Gabr, Jamee and Peter Gregory, Daisy Soros, Shoshanna Gruss, Audrey Gruss, Alexia Hamm Ryan, Kate Gubelmann,Karen LeFrak, Kamie and Richard Lightburn, Mr. and Mrs. Derek L. Limbocker,Yaz and Valentin Hernandez,Claudia and Gunnar Overstrom, Sloan Overstrom, Allison Aston, Gretchen Gunlocke Fenton, Natalie Leeds Leventhal, Martha Glass, Heather Leeds, Lisa McCarthy, Anna and Michael Safir, Barbara and Donald Tober, Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Sherrill, Geoffrey N. Bradfield, Mario Buatta, Jamie Drake,Todd Alexander Romano, Bunny Williams,John Rosselli, Michel Witmer, Elizabeth Pyne, Courtney Arnot, Marshall Watson, Alex Smith
and many more.

 


 The Society of Memorial
Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center hosted the 24th Annual
Preview Party for
The International Fine Art and Antique Dealers Show
 
Anna and Brian Haughton, Fair Organizers

Thursday, October 18, 2012
Time: 5:30 pm ­ 9:00 pm

Sponsors: Architectural Digest and
V&M / Vintage and Modern

Event Chairmen:
 Mary Davidson,
Amela Fiori,
Jamee Gregory,
Eleanora Kennedy
 &
 Kamie Lightburn

Connoisseur Chairman:
Shafik Gabr

Celebratory Chairman:
Sigourney Weaver

Design Committee
Chairmen:
 Charlotte Moss & Margaret Russell

Featuring:
The Glorious Food Café designed
by Charlotte Moss

The Society of Memorial Sloan-Kettering
Cancer Center (MSKCC)  hosted the 24th Annual Preview Party for The International Fine Art and Antique Dealers Show.
 Held at the Park Avenue Armory in New York, the show featured many of the world¹s most influential art and antique dealers from the U.S. and Europe.

The Society has had the good fortune to be the beneficiary of the Preview Party since its inception in 1989.
|The Preview Party itself has become one of New York¹s most iconic fall events, attracting over 1,200 high profile guests on opening night from the fashion, art, philanthropic,
and design world.
 100% of the proceeds from the event benefit The Society¹s patient care, research and education programs
at
 MSKCC.

For more information please visit:
www.thesocietyofmskcc.org



Daniel Colon and Alison Minton