Guipure (chemical lace) galloon produced on a Schiffli embroidery machine, ca. 1900. Cotton. Textilmuseum St. Gallen, Inv.-Nr. 31189.

We are pleased to announce the 25th Annual Iris Foundation Awards

Outstanding Patrons - Deborah and Philip English
Outstanding Lifetime Achievement - Dr. Helen C. Evans
Outstanding Mid-Career Scholar - Dr. Anne Lafont
Outstanding Dealer - Barbara Israel

Wednesday, April 27, 2022, Noon (EST)
The Colony Club
564 Park Avenue, New York, New York

Bard Graduate Center Founder and Director Susan Weber created the Iris Foundation Awards in 1997 to recognize scholars, patrons, and professionals who have made outstanding contributions to the study and appreciation of the decorative arts, design history, and material culture.Proceeds from the Iris Foundation Awards benefit the Bard Graduate Center Scholarship Fund.
Thank you in advance for your generosity!

If you have questions about the Iris Foundation Awards, contact Benjamin Krevolin, Chief Advancement Officer, or Minna Lee, Associate Director of Development. Benjamin can be reached at 212-501-3072 or, and Minna can be reached at 212-501-3038 or