Jack Ferver

Performances and Remarks by
Tyler Ashley, Justin Vivian Bond, Ishmael Houston-Jones, Lance Horne,
DJ Amber Martin, Erin Markey, and Ashley R.T. Yergens.

Live Auction with
Julie Atlas Muz


PS122 Spring Gala Committee:
Marina Abramovic, niv Acosta, Felix Burrichter, Kristin Chenoweth, Caroline, Mary and Paul Cronson,
Bridget Donahue, Kimberly R. Drew, Suzanne Geiss, Pati Hertling, Denise Roberts Hurlin,
Annie-B Parson and Paul Lazar, Young Jean Lee, Ralph Lemon, Ann Magnuson, Sarah Michelson, Debbie Millman, Adam Pendleton, Sheri Pasquarella, Parker Posey, Allison Rockefeller, Stella Schnabel, and Arden Wohl.

View our Full Auction Here

   Purchase Tickets and Tables Here   

Diamond Sponsor / $25,000
• Exclusive table (8 tickets) placed on the performance stage
• Inside Cover/or Center Full page advertisement and sponsorship listing in the evening’s program
• Link and logo inclusion in all Gala Marketing Assets: e-newsletter to over 22k+, website, and other promotional and press materials as released
• Guided Tour of the new PS122 spaces with a private lunch reception at VBar St. Mark’s

Emerald Sponsor / $15,000
• Exclusive table (8 tickets) placed close to the performance stage and seated with two guest artists
• Full-page advertisement and sponsorship listing in the evening’s program
• Link and logo inclusion in all Gala Marketing Assets: e-newsletter to over 22k+, website, and other promotional and press materials as released
• Guided Tour of the new PS122 spaces

Sapphire Sponsor / $10,000
• Exclusive table (8 tickets) and seated with two guest artists
• Full-page advertisement and sponsorship listing in the evening’s program and webpage

Ruby Sponsor / $5,000
• Six (6) tickets with premium seating
• Half-page advertisement and sponsorship listing in the evening’s program and webpage

Amethyst Ticket / $1,000
• One (1) ticket with premium seating
• Listing in the evening’s program and webpage

Opal Ticket / $500
• One (1) ticket
• Listing in the evening’s webpage


For additional information or to make your reservation by phone, please contact Tara O’Con at 212-477-5829 ext. 316 or development@ps122.org.

alan-cumming-circle-400Alan Cumming has been described by Time Magazine as one of the most fun people in show business, by the New York Times as a ‘bawdy, countercultural sprite’ and by the Guardian as ‘European, weird, and sexually ambiguous’. He has won over thirty awards for his humanitarianism and social activism, received both the Great Scot and Icon of Scotland awards from his homeland and was made an OBE (Officer of the British Empire) for his contributions to the arts and LBGT equality by the Queen, whose portrait was taken down when his was unveiled at the Scottish National Portrait Gallery in 2014! Alan Cumming is many things to many people – renaissance man, style icon, social activist, bon viveur – but to himself he is a story-teller and provocateur for hire. He lives in New York City and Edinburgh with his husband, illustrator Grant Shaffer, and their dogs, Jerry and Lala.

Ben-Rodriguez-400Ben Rodríguez-Cubeñas has been program director for the Rockefeller Brothers Fund’s New York City grantmaking and the Culpepper Arts and Culture program for more than 20 years. He started his career in philanthropy at William Randolph Hearst Foundation. He has worked in the areas of education organizing and policy, immigration affairs, community development, international development, sustainable development, urban planning, and arts and culture. Throughout his long and distinguished career in philanthropy he has been a champion of artists and the arts, and an advocate for equity and justice for Latinos. He continues to play an important leadership role in the New York City’s civic and cultural life as vice chair of the Department of Cultural Affairs’ Cultural Advisory Board and chair of the Citizens Advisory Board for the Cultural Plan for New York City. In addition, he serves as vice chair of the board of Casita Maria in the Bronx, New York, chair of Ballet Hispanico’s Leadership Council, the advisory board of New York Foundation for the Arts Leadership Council, and is a Founding Member of the 2015 Lincoln Center Global Exchange.

okwui-diamond-horseshoe-circle-400The Diamond Horseshoe, one of New York’s most celebrated historic venues, is located at 235 West 46th Street at the Paramount Hotel in New York City. First opened in 1938 by theatrical showman and impresario Billy Rose, the Diamond Horseshoe was known for its lavish dinner theaters, vaudeville-style reviews, and chorus of showgirls known as “Billy Rose’s long-stemmed beauties.” In 2013, the landmark space was restored under the ownership of real-estate investor and patron-of-the-arts Aby Rosen, in partnership with John Meadow’s LDV Hospitality. The 3-story, 5,000 sq. ft. venue is layered in design with avant-garde accents and old world splendor, hosting exclusive private gatherings, live performances and unique nightlife experiences. On the 75th anniversary of the club’s original opening, the Diamond Horseshoe returned to New York City’s entertainment scene in with an extraordinary affair and still continues to be one of the most celebrated and sought-after event spaces. diamondhorseshoe.com

PS122’s Spring Gala 2017 is produced by Josh Wood Productions.

Thank you to our Spring Gala 2017 Event Sponsors!


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