upcoming events

The Kitchen
September 17, 2020


MF Productions has worked with The Kitchen in producing their annual Spring Benefit since 1998. The Kitchen is New York's foremost presenter of performance art. The 2020 Gala will honor Debbie Harry and Cindy Sherman.

CCS Bard
September 30, 2020
One Manhattan West


The Center for Curatorial Studies is an innovative institution that combines a rigorous academic program in curatorial studies with a vibrant public exhibition program dedicated to contemporary art. Located at Bard College in New York's Hudson River Valley, the Center for Curatorial Studies and the Hessel Museum of Art provide students and the public with one of New York's most unique venues to explore the art issues relevant to our time.

Connie Butler, Chief Curator at the Hammer Museum, will receive the 2020 Audrey Irmas Award for Curatorial Excellence. The award will be presented to Butler by artist Andrea Fraser at a gala dinner, co-chaired by Lonti Ebers and Martin Eisenberg.

ALIMA (The Alliance for International Medical Action)
November 10, 2020


ALIMA works hand-in-hand with a network of local and national medical organizations to provide life-saving care to some of the world's most neglected communities. By sharing skills, resources and local knowledge, ALIMA gains a deeper understanding of the contexts where we work. This helps improve the acceptance and impact of their programs. ALIMA's medical research priorities are determined by the network and benefit further from partnerships with international organizations and academic research institutions. Leaders of ALIMA's network of local and national medical organizations are also members of ALIMA's international board of directors.

Broadway Housing Communities
November 16, 2020
583 Park Avenue


Broadway Housing Communities is a community-based nonprofit nationally recognized for pioneering high-impact approaches to the challenges of inequality and homelessness in the underserved New York City neighborhoods of West Harlem and Washington Heights.

Since 1983, BHC has provided permanent homes for thousands of adults, children and families; high quality early childhood programs that improve outcomes for resident and community children; and opportunities for local artists to exhibit their work and engage the community.

For more information, visit broadwayhousing.org.

The Prince's Trust
April 29, 2021
Cipriani 25 Broadway


Since 1976 The Prince's Trust has operated as a UK charity, supporting disadvantaged and vulnerable young people into education, employment or training. In recent years, governments and agencies around the world have contacted The Trust, to see if our approach could benefit their situations.

The Prince's Trust Group's mission is to transform lives and build sustainable communities across the world. Together, it will support around 90,000 people during 2019-20. Established in 2018, The Prince's Trust Group includes the work of The Prince's Trust in the UK alongside a group of charities including Prince's Trust International, Prince's Trust Australia, and the Prince's Trust Canada.

This event marks the establishment of Prince's Trust America and will honor American singer and songwriter, Lionel Richie. Mr. Richie is the founding Global Ambassador and Chairman of our Global Ambassador Group, whose work will help us to scale up our aid around the world. The gala will also honor Edward Enninful, editor and chief of British Vogue.