NYC Gala Season Kick-Off

With The Frick Collections annual Autumn Dinner on September 28th, so begins New York City’s gala season. This year’s dinner was in honor of Sidney R. Knafel who in addition to being a Managing Partner at SRK Management Company, is also a benefactor of The Juilliard School and Wellesley College. The Dinner is held in the galleries of the museum itself, in the century old 70th street mansion of its namesake Henry Clay Frick. As such the dinner is intimate and has a feeling of “coziness” as described by attendee David Leuschen. Leuschen and his wife Akexia are habitual attendees of the dinner and avid benefactors of the Frick Collection. The dinner is the only time during the year were benefactors and guest have the opportunity to dine amongst the collection, as...