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Celebrating Peggy Cooper Cafritz (1947-2018)

Impassioned advocate for the arts and education leaves a lasting legacy. It is with sadness that New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) learns of the passing of Peggy Cooper Cafritz, patron of the arts and former President of the District of Columbia Board of Education. Cooper Cafritz, who was inducted into the NYFA Hall of Fame…

Ida Applebroog, Peggy Cooper Cafritz, Christopher d’Amboise, and Lynn Nottage to be Inducted into NYFA Hall of Fame

Applebroog, Cooper Cafritz, d’Amboise, and Nottage will be celebrated on April 4, 2017 at NYFA’s annual benefit. NYFA is celebrating the induction of these four arts luminaries into its Hall of Fame during its annual benefit on Tuesday, April 4, 2017, at 583 Park Avenue. The glamorous ticketed event will begin with cocktails and art…

Featuring: NYFA Hall of Fame Honoree Peggy Cooper Cafritz

Cooper Cafritz will be honored at our Hall of Fame Benefit on April 4, 2017 Peggy Cooper Cafritz, Patron of the Arts and former president of the District of Columbia Board of Education, began collecting art as a law student. She’s known for championing contemporary and emerging African American artists, with The New York Times describing…

A Personal Note from Executive Director Michael L. Royce

Each year at this time, I write to ask you to support the Artist Campaign as a facet of NYFA’s Hall of Fame Benefit. This is a way for us to celebrate the achievements of the artistic community and raise much-needed funds to support our services. During these uncertain and chaotic times, the resources NYFA…

Tickets on Sale for NYFA Hall of Fame Benefit

Join us for an evening of cocktails, dinner, and art installations as we celebrate our 2017 Hall of Fame Inductees NYFA invites you to our Hall of Fame Benefit on:Date: Tuesday, April 4, 2017Location: 583 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10065Time: 6:30 PM You can now buy your tickets here. The 2017 Hall of Fame…