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MoMA PS1’s 2024 Annual Gala Honors Kathy Halbreich, Kevin Beasley, and Ian Cheng on May 8


MoMA PS1 will host its 2024 Annual Gala in the courtyard on Wednesday, May 8. The event honors Kathy Halbreich, who recently concluded her tenure as Executive Director of the Robert Rauschenberg Foundation, as well as artists Kevin Beasley and Ian Cheng. The Annual Gala is co-chaired by Sarah Arison and Thomas Wilhelm, Thelma Golden, Claude Grunitzky, Michi Jigarjian, Jill and Peter Kraus, George Petrocheilos and Diamantis Xylas, and Beth Swofford.

The Gala includes a cocktail reception in the courtyard to celebrate the debut of artist Yto Barrada’s first outdoor installation Le Grand Soir, featuring a musical performance by Grammy-nominated ensemble Innov Gwana, who also performed as part of PS1’s celebrated Warm Up music program. Conceived by acclaimed chef Omar Tate, the dinner features decor elements by Greater New York artists Shanzhai Lyric

MoMA PS1 will also host an after party immediately following the Annual Gala, featuring performances by Warm Up alumni Bobby Beethoven (formerly known as Total Freedom), BEARCAT, and TT. Tickets for the event are $150 and will be available for purchase beginning April 26.

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