Benefit Dinner 2016
IAIA First Benefit Dinner
The Institute of Arab and Islamic Art celebrated their first benefit dinner at 139 Charles St. An intimate benefit dinner with a mixed crowd of international and New York supporters, including patrons of art, curators, artist and writers. IAIA's benefit was able to raise $100,000 with all proceeds going towards funding IAIA’s exhibitions and dynamic programs.
2016 Benefit Founding Benefactors: Mohammed Al Rabban - Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser Al-Thani - Sheikh Rashid Al-Thani, Safiya Al-Ghaith - Sheikha Sharifa Al-Qubaisi
Image credits from left to right: IAIA's 2016 Benefit Dinner, photo by Lilli Lyons Images for IAIA; Jeffrey Deitch, H.E. Sheikh Rashid Al-Thani, Jean-Paul Engelen, Artist Rashed Al-Nauimi, Founding Director of IAIA Sheikh Mohammed Al-Thani, Megen Hlavacek, Director of Swiss Institute Simon Castets, Met Curator Clare Davies, Omar Berrada Co-Director Dar Al-Ma'mun, Senior Director at Bidoun Negar Azimi