Beaux Arts Ball 2010: Unseen Worlds



Click here to see the photos of the party on Flickr.
Click here to see a series of light paintings done at the party by Jeff McCrum.

Saturday, September 25, 2010
The American Academy of Arts and Letters
Broadway between 155th and 156th Streets
Washington Heights, New York

Beaux Arts Ball Co-chairs
Amale Andraos and Dan Wood
Eve Klein and Robert Owens
Kate Orff and Oded Horodniceanu

The Architectural League gratefully acknowledges League staff members Reid Bingham and Sarah Snider for producing this year’s Beaux Arts Ball.

Video, light, and interactive installations by
Jeanne Angel
Gerardo Cid
Ingo Günther
In Process Out
Jason Krugman
Geoff Matters
The Vandalights

Technical Support: Brendan Byrne
Music: DJ Chris Annibell/Afrokinetic
Catering: Robbins/Wolfe

Nine different artists and design teams created video projects and interactive installations that transformed the galleries and Terrace of the American Academy of Arts and Letters.

Volunteers: Jamie Bekker, Emily Danzinger-Willemson, Kate Cahill, Claire Tokunaga, Carly Liebman, Conner Garrison, Caroline Golum, Cequyna Moore, Lorraine Cheng, Ivan Safrin, Purva Jain, Christine Dennett, Leisa Jamison, Tamara Linde, Caroline Stover, Linda Campbell, Melissa Constantine, William Martin, Ashleigh Baber, Meredith Baber, and Steve MacFarlane

The Architectural League would also like to thank the following for their help in making the evening possible: Dr. Victor Alicea, Nicholas Anderson, Mitchell Codding, Virginia Dajani, Steve Ecker, Kathy Kienholz, Anne Rieselbach, Cassim Shepard, Varick Shute, Cody Upton, and Gregory Wessner.

About the American Academy of Arts and Letters
The American Academy of Arts and Letters is an honor society of 250 architects, composers, artists, and writers. The honor of election is considered the highest formal recognition of artistic merit in the United States. The Academy is headquartered in three beaux arts granite and limestone buildings, designed by McKim Mead & White, Cass Gilbert, and Charles Pratt Huntington, that are part of the Audubon Terrace Historic District in upper Manhattan.

Thumbnail photo: Lighting painting by Jeff McCrum