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David Patrick Columbia's New York Social Diary

March 22, 2016

A flurry of events

Last Monday, a week, Jackie Weld Drake hosted a cocktail reception for 70 guests to kick-off the Museum of Art and Design’s LOOT: MAD ABOUT JEWELRY The reception was in honor of LOOT's 2016 honorees Joan Hornig and Kay Unger. Guests came adorned in jewelry to mark the occasion. 

The upcoming celebration is the sixteenth edition of Loot, MAD ABOUT JEWELRY which will run from April 11th through April 16th. The Benefit Dinner Chairs Michele Cohen and Marsy Mittlemann and LOOT’s Curator is Bryna Pomp all wore past purchases of jewelry from their LOOT collections in celebration. The dinner will take place on April 11 at Robert, the restaurant at the museum. Every year, LOOT presents a cross-section of the most exciting, cutting-edge art jewelry designs, and offers the public a rare opportunity to meet and acquire pieces directly from some of the most skilled creators in the field. Guests will have access to meeting the LOOT 2016 artists and acquire their designs.

Guests attending the reception included: Jeffrey Banks, Martha Bograd, Michela Bondardo, Joanne Brecker, Stacey Creamer, Lady Liliana Cavendish, Tiffany Dubin, Patti and Michael Dweck, John Eason, Patricia Falkenberg, Julie Fowler, Stephanie French,  Suzanne Golden, Boo Grace, Elysze Held, Sharon King Hoge, Joan and George Hornig, Beverly Schreiber Jacoby, Elizabeth Jacoby, Michèle Gerber Klein, Karen Klopp, Luisa LaViola, Lauren Lawrence, Mercedes Levin, Nancy Jane Loewy, Marjorie Mayrock, Stacey Mayrock, Alison Minton, Victoria Morris, Linda Plattus, Arlene Richman, Jill Ryan, Randi Schatz, Holly Dale Shapiro, Sara Tayeb-Khalifa, Patricia Underwood, and Janet Winter
Dinner Co-Chairs are: Corice Arman, Noreen Buckfire, Marian C. Burke, Patti Dweck, Leslie Fielden, Ann Kaplan, Laura Taft Paulsen, Barbara Regna, Patricia Hearst Shaw, Barbara Tober, and Ruben and Isabel Toledo.