Party in the Garden on May 22, 2012

The Museum of Modern Art’s Party in the Garden, a benefit event held on May 22, honored MoMA trustees Michael Lynne, Anna Marie Shapiro, and Edgar Wachenheim III, in recognition of their philanthropic endeavors and contributions to the cultural community. Co-Chairs were Patricia Phelps de Cisneros, Mimi Haas, Jill Kraus, and Sharon Percy Rockefeller. Honorary co-chairs were Marie-Josée Kravis and Jerry I. Speyer. The Party in the Garden is generously supported by Cartier.

The after-party was highlighted by a special musical performance by Santigold and DJ set by Solange Knowles, and took place in MoMA’s Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Sculpture Garden. VIP tickets were also available for the after-party, granting the ticketholder access to the Museum’s Terrace 5 Lounge from 9:00 p.m. to midnight.

The Party in the Garden benefits The Annual Fund of The Museum of Modern Art and the maintenance of The Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Sculpture Garden. The party also benefits the Museum’s general operating fund, helping to make possible the Museum’s educational programs and the care, study, and exhibition of its collection.

Tables to the dinner ranged from $25,000 to $100,000, with individual tickets beginning at $2,500. Tickets to the After Party from 9:00 p.m. to midnight were $150 in advance. VIP tickets for the After-Party were $500.