Join us to celebrate the launch of Asia Week in New York City with this exciting signature benefit event

Mingle with Honorary Chairs Renée Fleming, one of the most beloved and celebrated musical ambassadors of our time, and the extraordinary designer Naeem Khan. Indulge in exquisite cuisine from the acclaimed chef Hemant Mathur at the Silk Road-themed reception and gala dinner with delectable dessert by pastry chef Surbhi Sahni. View table-top décor customized by young Asian fashion designers. Dance to the sizzling sounds of Valerie Romanoff’s Starlight Orchestra and bid on luxurious experiences at an auction with Henry Howard-Sneyd of Sotheby's. This elegant gala presents art, fashion, cuisine, music, and design from across Asia in one festive setting.

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Asia Week New York
Asia Week New York will be an unprecedented collaboration among Asian art specialists, auction houses, museums, galleries, and cultural institutions across the city from March 18 - 26, 2011. Patrons of the Celebration will receive a comprehensive guide to the myriad activities complete with maps, a calendar of events, and gallery listings around the city—all of which remain a reason to celebrate this gathering of the arts of Asia in one brilliant week not to be missed! Please visit and for details.

Press release on Asia Society's Asia Week activities

Ticket Benefits

VICE CHAIR at $25,000
Prime table of 10 for reception, dinner, and dance. Two tickets to exclusive Vernissage Salon at top NYC gallery. Listing in press release, online, and in dinner program

BENEFACTOR at $10,000
Preferred table of 8 for reception, dinner, and dance. Listing online and in dinner program

SUPPORTER at $5,000
4 tickets for reception, dinner, and dance. Preferred seating. Listing online and in dinner program

PATRON at $,1000 per ticket
1 ticket for reception, dinner, and dance

YOUNG PATRON PACKAGE (Age 40 and under) at $500
1 Ticket for reception, dinner, and dance. ID Required.


Stephanie and John Foster
Lulu and Anthony Wang

Renée Fleming
Naeem Khan

Betsy and Edward Cohen
Vanessa and Henry Cornell
Ann and Stephen Curley
William B. Finneran
Henrietta and Richard Fore
Juliana Terian Gilbert and Bruce Gilbert
HealthpointCapital, LLC
Michelle and Sonny Kalsi -
GreenOak Real Estate Advisor LP
Sheryl and Chip Kaye
Stephen Myers
Ruth and Harold Newman
Jeanne and Sandy Robertson
Senator and Mrs. John D. Rockefeller IV
Mrs. Arthur Ross
Usha and Parag Saxena
Kari and Carl Tiedemann
Susy and Jack Wadsworth

Amita and Purnendu Chatterjee

Carolyn Hsu-Balcer and René Balcer
James J. Chin
George David and Wendy Touton
First Flight, LLC
Molly and David Helfet
Lisina M. Hoch
Chong-Moon and Reiko Lee
LVI Global
Cynthia Hazen Polsky and Leon Polsky
Rockefeller Financial
Miranda Wong Tang
Christabel and Paul Vartanian

Kevin and James Abernathy
Louise Barzilay
Bradbury Dyer Foundation
Frank Cammisa
Brad Coopersmith-
Coopersmith, Simon & Vogel, P.C.
Barbara Cording
Rohit Desai
Brian and Ford Draper
Ellen and Timothy Foster
Susan E. Lynch
Siri and Bob Marshall
Clare Tweedy McMorris and Howard McMorris II
Connie and Larry Nord
Michael Orsinger
Charles P. Rockefeller
Maria and William Spears

Susan J. Gorelick and Alton L. Abramowitz
Mrs. Russell B. Aitken
Susanna Allen and Deborah Gage
Eiko Assael
Gwen Sbordone and Michael Beckman
Amelia and Mortimer Berkowitz III
Patrick Bransome
Nancy and Alan Brenner
Dr. Brian Chadroff
Aashish and Dinyar Devitre
Inger McCabe Elliott
Ajit Hutheesing
Robin and Joel Kassimer
Ann and Gilbert Kinney
Lindenbaum Family Charitable Trust
Diane and Walt Looney
Robert W. Lyons, MD
Ruth Anne McKeown
Lybess Sweezy and Ken Miller
Kalesan Natesan
Laetitia Guest Oppenheim
Senator Larry Pressler
Rosenthal Apa Group
Georgina T. and Thomas A. Russo
Susan C. Shin
Laura and James Smith
Sheila and Robert Snukal
Barbaralee Diamonstein-Spielvogel and Carl Spielvogel
Barbara and Thomas Stephenson
Dana Stone
Patty and Henry Tang
Barbara and Donald Tober
Anne Van Rensselaer
Dr. Helga Wall-Apelt
Stephanie Zuellig

Max N. Berry – Chair
Chan Shing Kee
Deborah Gage Limited
Hauser & Wirth
Mr. and Mrs. Roger Keverne
Mr. and Mrs. James J. Lally
Cornelia and Erik Thomsen
Doris Wiener

Tally Beck
Benjamin B. Bolger
Larissa Buchholz
James Cohan
Lara Marcon and J.V. Kodali
Ida Liu
Diane McKeever
Reshma Patel
Aly Rose
Fiona J.B. Salmon
Gregg B. Slotnick
David Miller Steiner
Prince Zain F. Talyarkhan

and Sarah Norton
Randy Yung

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