Second Annual YoungArts New York Gala
New York’s cultural leaders, philanthropists and celebrities joined honorary co-chairs Debbie Allen, Agnes Gund and Sir Salman Rushdie for a celebratory night presented in collaboration with Swarovski and Max Mara
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Amy and Rich Kohan
The National YoungArts Foundation (YoungArts), along with honorary co-chairs Debbie Allen, Agnes Gund and Sir Salman Rushdie, and gala co-chairs Sarah Arison and Thomas Wilhelm, and Gillian Hearst Simonds and Christian Simonds, welcomed New York’s top cultural and community leaders to the second annual YoungArts New York Gala.
Hosted at the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Temple of Dendur, the event raised more than half a million dollars and celebrated aspiring young artists across the nation, including this year’s nearly 700 YoungArts Winners in ten creative disciplines.