The NYC Annual Benefit is an evening of exquisite hors d’oeuvres, cocktails and contemporary art hosted at a high-end Chelsea gallery. Gallery hosts have included David Zwirner Gallery, DC Moore Gallery, Gallery LeLong, Cheim & Read, Lori Bookstein Gallery, Andrea Rosen Gallery and Jack Shainman Gallery. Premier donors attend an exclusive dinner with celebrated guests at such private dining spaces as the Four Season’s Restaurant in the Seagram Building, celebrity chef’s Colicchio & Sons, Del Posto and the Tribecca Grill. Distinguished Fellows recognized at these events have included Pulitzer-Prize-winning writers Yusef Komunyakaa and Michael Cunningham, National Book Award Finalist Jacqueline Woodson, NY State Poet Laureate Marie Howe and award-winning artists artists Lisa Yuskavage, Elliott Hundley and Jack Pierson, and Pulitzer prize-winning writers Jhumpa Lahiri and Tyehimba Jess and director, writer, actor André Gregory. Tickets range from $175-$2500.