In the foreground, an actor supports another actor who is leaning against them. In the background, three actors dressed as migrants walk away from them.


The A.R.T./New York Gala

Three women pictured on a purple field - A.R.T./New York Gala. Festivities begin 2021

Honorees Rachel Chavkin, Penny Jackson, and Ali Stroker were celebrated in a new, virtual space designed to engage with more members of our A.R.T./New York Community than ever before. You can see recordings from 2021's FOUR NIGHT event any time on our YouTube page. What are you waiting for? Join the celebration!


If you are interested in upcoming event and event sponsorship opportunities, reach out to our Senior Manager of Individual Giving and Events, Audrey Rush, at [email protected]




Past Galas
To protect the health and wellness of our artists, supporters, and staff, the difficult decision was made to cancel the 2020 A.R.T./New York.

2019 Spring Gala

2018 Spring Gala


2017 Spring Gala

June 3, 2019 at Chelsea Piers

Honoring Jeffrey Gural, Mia Katigbak, & J.T. Rogers 
Photos | Journal 

April 23, 2018 at Chelsea Piers

Honoring Florence & Richard Fabricant, Julia Levy, & Lynn Nottage 

Photos | Journal 

 April 3, 2017 at Tribeca Rooftop

Honoring S. Epatha Merkerson 
Photos | Video | Journal 

2016 Spring Gala

April 11, 2016 at Tribeca Rooftop

Honoring Jessie Mueller, Andy Truschinski, Joe Solway, & Arup

Photos | Video | Journal 
2015 Spring Benefit

April 20, 2015 at Tribeca Rooftop

Honoring Lisa Cleff Kurtz & Pam MacKinnon 

Photos | Journal 

2014 Spring Benefit

March 21, 2014

Honoring Susan Hilferty & Claudia Wagner 

2013 Spring Benefit

May 6, 2013 at Dream Downtown

Honoring Joe Grifasi & Toshiko Mori 
40th Anniversary Gala

April 16, 2012

Honoring Lily Rabe & Tim N. Hartzell

2011 Spring Gala

June 13, 2011

Honoring Cherry Jones & Ed Jones 

2010 Spring Gala

June 7, 2010 

Honoring Sigourney Weaver, Jim Simpson, & Gretchen Shugart 
2009 Spring Gala

June 8, 2009
Honoring Steven Olsen & The Producers of Ugly Betty - Selma Hayek, Jose Tamez, Richard Heus, Jon Kinally, Tracy Poust, Sheila Lawrence, Victor Nelli Jr., Henry Alonso Myers, Bill Wrubel, Chris Black, Jim Klever-Weis 

2008 Spring Gala

June 2, 2008

Honoring Anita Durst & Ted Snowdon 

The Kathy and Howard J. Aibel Award
is presented to an individual in the philanthropic or business community or a corporation whose work has had a significant impact on our members.

The Abe L. Blinder Award
is presented to artists who have made a significant impact on A.R.T./New York and the theatre community.

Header:  Photo by Bond Street Theatre.