The Katonah Museum of Art’s Himmel Award and Lecture is an annual event in recognition of creators, conceivers, radical thinkers, and risk-takers that provoke new thinking in art and design. The Award is named in honor of Betty Himmel, who has been instrumental in defining the direction and mission of the Katonah Museum of Art and continues to be an arts advocate and community leader.
Himmel Award and Lecture honoring: Philippe de Montebello in the Chappaqua Performing Arts Center located at 480 Bedford Road in, Chappaqua NY.
Philippe de Montebello, Director Emeritus and longest-serving director of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Fiske Kimball Professor at the Institute of Fine Arts of New York University and Chairman of the Hispanic Society Museum and Library will discuss the changing world of museums and art.
All proceeds benefit exhibition and education programs at the Katonah Museum of Art.
Support for the Himmel Award and Lecture generously provided by the Himmel Family.