PHOTOS: Launch Party For Richard Avedon’s New Book

Barbara Tober hosted a sensational cocktail reception November 15th at the Museum of Arts and Design celebrating the new biography, Avedon: Something Personal. Attended by generations of Avedon colleagues dating back to the late 1950s and photography world luminaries including Maria Hambourg, Carol Squiers, Deborah Bell, and Vince Aletti; and Avedon models Pat Cleveland, Evelyn Kuhn, Patty Hansen, Lauren Helm, Astrid…

Photos: Casita Maria Benefit At ETRO’s Madison Ave Flagship Store

Italian fashion house, ETRO, and Prince Dimitri of Yugoslavia teamed up to benefit Casita Maria Center for Arts & Education at ETRO’s Madison Avenue flagship store. The collaborative event was hosted by Jacopo Etro, Prince Dimitri of Yugoslavia, and Casita Maria’s chairman, Jacqueline Weld Drake. ETRO presented its Pre Fall 2017 men s and women s collections styled…

Casita Maria Center for Arts and Education Musical 2017

Casita Maria Center for Arts and Education, which has provided youth and their families high quality education, arts and social programming in East Harlem and the South Bronx for over 80 years, hosted its annual Musicale 2017, on Thursday, April 27, from 6-8pm at a Private Club in New York City. An intimate, elegant evening…

PHOTOS: Casita Maria 2016 Fiesta at The Plaza Hotel

The Casita Maria Center for Arts and Education’s “Fiesta 2016” presented their Gold Medal of Honor to Marcelo Claure (President and CEO of Sprint Corporation), Joanna Fisher (noted arts philanthropist), and Hutton Wilkinson (interior designer) on Tuesday, October 18 at The Plaza Hotel in New York City. As is Fiesta’s tradition the gala co-chairs were Jacqueline…

Celebratory Soiree For Upcoming Casita Maria Fiesta

Barrett Freilinghuysen, Jacqueline Weld Drake, Joanna Fisher, Mary McFadden Jacqueline Weld Drake hosted a celebration for Casita Maria Center for Arts and Education’s upcoming gala, Fiesta! 2016, at her Upper East Side residence last night. Guests toasted Fiesta’s! 2016 Gold medal honoree Joanna Fisher. Guests included Yanna Avis, Steven Aronson, Tony Bechara, ABT’s Ashley Bouder, Clodagh and Daniel Aubry,…

Parrish Art Museum + BOMB Magazine Reading With Candace Bushnell

PARRISH ART MUSEUM AND BOMB MAGAZINE READING HOSTED BY BOMB MAGAZINE’S EDITOR IN CHIEF BETSY SUSSLER   AUTHORS: CANDACE BUSHNELL JACQUELINE WELD DRAKE GREGORY HEDBERG BOB MORRIS MARDERS BRIDGEHAMPTON NY SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 24   The Parrish Art Museum and Bomb Magazine will present four distinguished writers, Candace Bushnell, Jacqueline Weld Drake, Gregory Helberg and Bob Morris at a reading…

Kick-off Event for Museum of Art and Design’s LOOT: MAD ABOUT JEWELRY

On Monday, March 14 Jacqueline Weld Drake hosted 70 for a cocktail reception to kick-off the Museum of Art and Design’s LOOT: MAD ABOUT JEWELRY.  The reception was in honor of LOOT’s 2016 honorees Joan Hornig and Kay Unger. Guests came adorned in jewelry to mark the occasion. The Benefit Dinner Chairs, Michele Cohen and Marsy Mittlemann and LOOT’s Curator is Bryna Pomp all wore past…