2016 Spring Benefit & Auction

About the Event

An unforgettable evening of art and fun! This spectacular event features a series of playful and interactive artist projects that bring indoors the sense of imagination and inspiration that is the hallmark of our outdoor exhibitions.

Thank you to everyone who supported the Spring Benefit! If you wish to make an online contribution, please click here. For additional information, please contact Katie Kalkstein at 212.223.7806 or [email protected].

Tuesday, April 19
Metropolitan West

639 West 46th Street
(between 11th & 12th Avenues)

6:30pm Cocktails, Artist Projects & Silent Auction Viewing
8:00pm Dinner
9:30pm After Party, Dessert & Dancing

With special thanks to our Benefit Co-Chairs
Erin & Matthew D. Bass
Jill & Peter Kraus
Elin & Michael Nierenberg
Elizabeth & Richard Pepperman
Ugo Rondinone
Cynthia Rowley & Bill Powers
Patty & Howard Silverstein
Hank Willis Thomas

Artist Projects by
Davide Balula
Xavier Cha
Nathalie Pozzi & Eric Zimmerman
Hank Willis Thomas

Benefit Edition by
Artie Vierkant

Support of the Spring Benefit enables Public Art Fund to continue bringing dynamic contemporary art to the broadest possible audience, for free!



Metropolitan West

639 West 46th Street (between 11th & 12th Avenues)

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After Party

The festivities featured a DJ set by Marie Karlberg, dancing, artist projects, cocktails, and dessert.

Tuesday, April 19

Metropolitan West
639 West 46th Street

(between 11th & 12th Avenues)

After Party Co-Chairs
Alexander Adler
Paul Arnhold
Natalie Azzoli
Zoë Buckman
Clayton Calvert
Ben Fink Shapiro
Annie Harleman
Ebony L. Haynes
Caitlin Kelly
Susi Kenna
Ariel Nathanson
Sarah Needham
Franklin Ross
Caroline R. Safran
Jacqueline Wachter
Kristen Joy Watts


If you’re unable to attend, but would still like to support the 2016 Spring Benefit, please click here.