The Katonah Museum of Art Himmel Award and Conversation 2021

April 3, 2021 @ 5:30PM — 6:30PM Eastern Time (US & Canada)

Award and Conversation Honoring Darren Walker, President, Ford Foundation

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Join Darren Walker, President of the Ford Foundation, a leading nonprofit grantmaking organization, as he is honored by the Katonah Museum of Art. He and Katonah Museum of Art Executive Director Michael Gitlitz will discuss Walker’s depth of experience in the non-profit world and his transformative work with the Ford Foundation to address structural societal changes during this period of social and political disruption, and despite the additional challenges posed by the pandemic. The program will include the opportunity for questions from the audience. This virtual Himmel Award and Conversation 2021 is held in memory of Mary Lou Beitzel, David Beitzel and in honor of the long legacy of support from the Beitzel family for the Katonah Museum of Art.

The Katonah Museum of Art’s Himmel Award and Conversation is an annual award in recognition of creators, conceivers, radical thinkers, and risk-takers that provoke new thinking in art and design. The Award is named in honor of Betty Himmel who has been instrumental in defining the direction and mission of the Katonah Museum of Art and who continues to be an arts advocate and community leader.

$50 Member Ticket

$75 Non-member Ticket

This is a virtual event. Zoom link will be e-mailed to you after registration is received.

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