GREENWICH, Conn. -- The Bruce Museum in Greenwich will recognize the accomplishments and contributions of nine distinguished figures in the art world at the Museum’s fifth annual Icon Awards in the Arts benefit on Thursday, May 22.
This year’s honorees include internationally acclaimed light and space artist James Turrell, whose work can be found in collections and major museum exhibitions worldwide as well as at two sites in Greenwich, and the renowned museum professional Philippe de Montebello, who retired in 2008 as the longest serving director of New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art.
In addition, awards will go to Bruce Museum patrons Beverly and John Watling of Greenwich, passionate collectors Lisa and Steven Tananbaum, art consultant Amy Cappellazzo, and art dealer Stuart P. Feld of Hirschl & Adler Galleries.
Proceeds from the Bruce Museum Icon Awards will benefit the educational programs and exhibitions supported by the museum.
The gala event will be hosted at a Greenwich home with cocktails served at 5:30 p.m. followed by the awards presentation at 6:30 p.m.
For additional information, including ticket information, contact Becky Conelias at 203-413-6745 or firstname.lastname@example.org.