PopImpressKA Journal for MoMA’s 2017 PARTY IN THE GARDEN TO HONOR EVA AND GLENN DUBIN, SUSAN AND DAVID ROCKEFELLER, AND ARTISTS VIJA CELMINS AND CARRIE MAE WEEMS

MoMA’s 2017 PARTY IN THE GARDEN TO HONOR EVA AND GLENN DUBIN, SUSAN AND DAVID ROCKEFELLER, AND ARTISTS VIJA CELMINS AND CARRIE MAE WEEMS ON JUNE 5
After-Party Included a Special Performance by James Blake in The Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Sculpture Garden NEW YORK, April 27, 2017—The Museum of Modern Art’s Party in the Garden, a benefit event to be held on June 5, will honor Eva and Glenn Dubin and Susan and David Rockefeller, along with collection artists Vija Celmins and Carrie Mae Weems. In recognition of their prolonged commitment to culture, the arts, and MoMA, this year’s honorees are being celebrated for their artistry and philanthropy. Co-chairs of the event are Agnes Gund, Jo Carole and Ronald S. Lauder, Mimi Haas, and Marlene Hess and James D. Zirin. Honorary co-chairs are Leon D. Black, MarieJosée Kravis, and Jerry I. Speyer. The after-party will be highlighted by a special musical performance by James Blake, which will take place in MoMA’s Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Sculpture Garden. Blake’s second studio album, Overgrown, was released in 2013 and awarded the Mercury Prize. Blake received his second Grammy Award nomination at the 56th Annual Grammy Awards for Best New Artist. His third studio album, The Colour in Anything, was released in 2016 to critical acclaim. As both a musician and producer, Blake has collaborated with Bon Iver, Frank Ocean, Drake, Chance the Rapper, Beyoncé, and, most recently, Kendrick Lamar. This performance will be the New York debut of his new, highly anticipated solo piano show. Additionally, the evening will feature DJ sets by KAYTRANADA and KLAUS (1-800 DINOSAUR). In addition, this year’s after-party will feature a special host committee of emerging female artists affiliated with the Museum, including: Zoë Buckman, Molly Crabapple, Teresita Fernández, LaToya Ruby Frazier, Anna Rose Holmer, Steffani Jemison, Jing Liu, Jumana Manna, Mika Rottenberg, Emily Roysdon, Erin Shirreff, Xaveria Simmons, Taryn Simon, Avery K. Singer, Sable Elyse Smith, Martine Syms–whose first solo museum exhibition in the United States is on view at MoMA from May 27 through July 16–and Anicka Yi. Party in the Garden benefits MoMA’s Annual Fund and the maintenance of The Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Sculpture Garden. The event also supports the Museum's general operating fund, helping to make possible the Museum's education programs and the care, study, and maintenance of its collection. The Museum of Modern Art’s #partyinthegarden WHEN: June 5, 2017 7:00 p.m. Cocktail Reception 8:00 p.m. Dinner 9:00 p.m. After-Party After-Party set times: 9:00 p.m. KLAUS 10:30 p.m. James Blake 11:00 p.m. KAYTRANADA WHERE: The Museum of Modern Art 11 West 53 Street 
Media: Damian De Langeron, Vanessa Terrazas, Eva De Langeron

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