Time to dig into your closet for some gala threads (or do what we do and decide day of we hate everything we own and spend 3 hours at Zara and walk out with another black dress we don’t need.)


Either way, fall fundraising season is here! In the art world, galas and parties are where the “who’s who” come and gather to support their favorite art organizations, museums, and cultural institutions.


We know your calendar is already packed, so we’ve compiled a list of our 29 favorite parties and galas you won’t want to miss.


1. American Folk Art Museum Gala, October 7

Where: Ziegfeld Ballroom, 141 West 54th Street. Purchase tickets


2. Hispanic Society Gala, October 10

Where: Metropolitan Club, 1 East 60th Street, NYC. Purchase tickets


3. Gala in the Garden, October 12

Where: Hammer Museum, 10899 Wilshire Blvd. Los Angeles, CA. Purchase tickets


4. Take Home A Nude Art + Auction Party, October 15

Where: Sotheby’s, 1334 York Ave, NYC. Purchase tickets


5. Storm King Art Center Annual Gala, October 15

Where: Rainbow Room, 30 Rockefeller Plaza, NYC. Purchase tickets


6. RxArt Party, October 16

Where432 Park Avenue, NYCPurchase tickets


7. National Design Awards Gala, October 17

WhereCooper Hewitt, 2 East 91st Street, NYCPurchase tickets.


8. National Arts Awards, October 21

Cipriani 42 Street, 110 E 42nd St, NYCPurchase tickets


9. Park Avenue Armory Gala, October 22

WherePark Avenue Armory, 643 Park Avenue, NYC. Purchase tickets


10. Creative Time Gala, October 24

Where: Skylight on Vesey, 300 Vesey St, NYC.  Purchase tickets


11. Apollo Circle Circle Benefit, October 24

Where: Met Museum, 1000 Fifth Ave, NYC. Purchase tickets


12. Museum of the city of New York After Dark Party, October 24

Where: Museum of the City of New York, 1220 Fifth Ave, NYC. Purchase tickets


13. Halloween Ball with Susanne Bartsch at MoMA PS1, October 25

WhereMoMA PS1, 22-25 Jackson Avenue, Queens, NY. Purchase tickets


14. New York Transit Museum Gala, October 30

WhereThe River Pavilion, Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, West 35th Street at Eleventh Avenue, Purchase tickets


15. Performa Gala, November 1

WhereStage 37, 508 West 37th Street, NYC. Purchase tickets


16. LACMA 2017 Art+Film Gala, November 2

WhereLACMA, 5905 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA. Purchase tickets


17. Hirshhorn New York Gala, November 4

WhereDavid Geffen Hall, Lincoln Center, NYC. Purchase tickets


18. MAD Ball, November 4

WhereCipriani 42nd Street, NYC. Purchase tickets.


19. SculptureCenter Annual Benefit Gala, November 5

WhereCarol Bove’s Studio, NYCPurchase tickets


20. Japan Society Bash + Benefit Auction, November 7

WhereJapan Society, 333 E. 47th St, NYC. Purchase tickets


21. Swiss Institute Benefit, November 10

WhereAngel Orensanz, 172 Norfolk St NYC. Purchase tickets


22. Studio Museum Gala, November 13

WhereThe River Pavilion, Javits Center, 429 11th AvenueNYC. Purchase tickets



23. 2019 GIG Pre-Party, November 13

WhereGuggenheim Museum, 1071 5th Ave, NYCPurchase tickets


24. Guggenheim International Gala, November 14

WhereGuggenheim Museum, 1071 5th Ave, NYCPurchase tickets


25. Morgan Library and Museum Evening Benefit, November 18

Where225 Madison Avenue, NYC. More info


26. American Museum of Natural History Gala, November 21

Where: Central Park West at 79th St.NYC. Purchase tickets


27. Dia: Fall Night, November 17

WhereDia: Chelsea, 545 W. 22nd St, NYC. Purchase tickets


 28. ArtWalk NY, November 18

WhereSpring Studios, 50 Varick St, NYC. Purchase tickets


29. Central Park Conservancy’s Winter Party, November 20

WhereRumsey Playfield Central Park. Purchase tickets


Did we miss one? Email us info@artzealous.com


top image // courtesy of the Guggenheim