Included in the ticket price is one original work of art. Guests bet on horses, which determines the order in which the artwork is selected. Event starts and betting window opens at 4:30PM. Last bets must be in by 6PM. Party goes until 8PM!
Don’t forget to wear your best hat!
Prizes go to the best hats in 2 categories: Hot to Trot and Spur of the Moment!
MC: Legs Malone
Music: The Hot Papa Jazz Band
Hat Judges: INNER COURSE
On view: April 27–May 3
Opening reception: April 27, 4–6PM
Gallery Hours: Wednesday–Sunday, 12–6PM
Funds raised at the benefit will help Smack Mellon support diverse, emerging, under-recognized, mid-career and women artists. Our programs include Exhibitions that feature ambitious large-scale projects; an Artist Studio Program that provides artists with free studio space, access to fabrication and media equipment, and a $5,000 fellowship; and our free education initiative, Art Ready, which provides an artist mentorship program for NYC public high school students.