AFMO Annual Gala: A Weekend in Paris
October 17-20, 2019
Over 90 weekend guests enjoyed our Welcome Cocktail at the residence of the U.S. Ambassador , private tours at the musée d’Orsay and the musée de l’Orangerie, at the Louvre, Durand-Ruel’s and Dior’s fabled archives, a visit to Le Corbusier’s newly renovated studio-apartment, lunch at the Eiffel Tower, behind-the-scènes at the Opera Garnier, the storybook vision of the Château de Chantilly, a welcome by owner Hubert Lacroix at his legendary foundry, and more.
180 guests partied at the musée d’Orsay on the gala evening with Alain Ducasse Receptions and walked through Impressionism.
Enjoy the photos and come join us next year.
Barbara Gerber accompanied us for France Today Magazine. Please enjoy the article HERE.
An immense thank you to our wonderful guests who come to Paris to enjoy art and friendship. We already look forward to welcoming you back in 2019.
Thank you to our generous hosts for opening your doors!
Thank you to our sponsors GRoW @ Annenberg, Christie’s, Le Bristol Paris, Le Ritz Paris, Hôtel de Crillon, A Rosewood Hotel, The New York Times, Maison Ruinart, Société d’Exploitation de la Tour Eiffel, Galerie de Bayser, Fondation le Corbusier, Marc-Antoine Coulon
A special thank you to Laurence des Cars, President of the Musée d’Orsay and the Musée de l’Orangerie , Cecile Debray, Directrice of the Musée de l’Orangerie, the administrators, curators, and all our wonderful colleagues at the museum, with whom we have the pleasure to work.
Thank you, Krystal, for beautifully capturing many special moments – www.krystalkenney.com