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Roja (The Book of Kings), 2012 © Shirin Neshat. Courtesy Gladstone Gallery, New York and Brussels
Programs Calendar
May
16
Saturday
Shirin Neshat: Facing History Opening Gala
 
 
Hirshhorn Museum

6:00 pm Cocktails and Exhibition Viewing
7:15 pm Shirin Neshat, in conversation with Pat Mitchell, Senior Advisor, The Paley Center for Media, and Editorial Director, TEDWomen
8:00 pm Dinner followed by dancing on the Museum’s Plaza

 

Black Tie

 

HONORARY CHAIRS
H.E. Shaikha Paula Al-Sabah
Pat Mitchell
Jill Cooper Udall

 

For more information about the Gala or to purchase tickets, please contact 212.916.1338 or ShirinNeshatGala@si.edu.

 

LEVELS OF SUPPORT AND BENEFITS
Co-Chair - $50,000
(Approximately $46,700 is tax deductible)

One prominently placed table for 12 at the Gala dinner

Marquis listing on the Gala invitation

Prominent recognition in the Gala program

Invitation for 4 guests to attend an additional VIP event in conjunction with the opening

Private curator-led tour for 20 guests by arrangement

Text recognition on the exhibition wall

10 complimentary exhibition catalogues

Recognition in Gala press release and website

Invitation to a private cocktail reception at the home of Farinaz and Dadi Akhavan
Vice Chair - $25,000
(Approximately $22,250 is tax deductible)

One notably placed table for 10 at the Gala dinner

Recognition on the Gala invitation and program

Invitation for 2 guests to attend an additional VIP event in conjunction with the opening

Private curator-led tour for 10 guests by arrangement

5 complimentary exhibition catalogues

Recognition on Gala website

Invitation to a private cocktail reception at the home of Farinaz and Dadi Akhavan
Supporter Table - $10,000
(Approximately $7,250 is tax deductible)

One table for 10 at the Gala dinner

Recognition on the Gala invitation, program, and website

2 complimentary exhibition catalogues

Invitation to a private cocktail reception at the home of Farinaz and Dadi Akhavan
Supporter Tickets - $1,000
(Approximately $725 is tax deductible)

One seat at the Gala dinner

Recognition on the Gala invitation, program, and website

Invitation to a private cocktail reception at the home of Farinaz and Dadi Akhavan
Individual Tickets - $500
(Approximately $225 is tax deductible)

One seat at the Gala dinner

Co-Chairs
Janine and J. Tomilson Hill

 

Host Committee
Farinaz and Dadi Akhavan, Chairs
James Alefantis 
Niloofar Razi Howe
Fariba Jahanbani
Fatemeh Akbar LeTellier
Elizabeth Miller and Dan Sallick
Nazgol and Kambiz Shahbazi

 

Supporter Tables
Farinaz and Dadi Akhavan
Shirley Elghanian
Gladstone Gallery
Leila Taghinia-Milani Heller
Home Front Communications
Aimee and Robert Lehrman
Stéphany Maillery and Stéphan Crétier
Elizabeth Miller and Dan Sallick
Sheila Nemazee
Nazgol and Kambiz Shahbazi
Afsaneh Tabrizian
Elizabeth and Alain Taghipour
Travel Document Systems
Razi Family Foundation
UAS Asset Management

 

Individual Supporters
James Alefantis
Elahé Arvanaghi and Michael Angelakis
Hamila and Bahman Atefi
Azadeh Shladovsky Studio
Dr. Lila Bahadori
Parinaz Ziai Bahadori and Robert Shahram Bahadori
Katty and Nader Biglari
Cartier
Pani Fiuzi and Nader Ghadimi
Micheline Klagsbrun and Ken Grossinger
Marie and Harley Lippman
Tooran and Fariborz Malekzandi
Dr. Elahé Omidyar Mir-Djalali
Ann Soh Woods

 

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