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


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The 25th Annual Iris Foundation Awards Luncheon
Honoring

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

Wednesday, April 27, 2022
Noon until 2:30 pm (EST)
The Colony Club, 564 Park Avenue, New York City, New York

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In 1997 Susan Weber created the Iris Foundation Awards to recognize scholars, patrons, and professionals who have made outstanding contributions to the fields of decorative arts, design history, and material culture. Proceeds benefit the Bard Graduate Center Scholarship Fund.

Click here for past Iris Foundation Award recipients.

Hosts

Dr. Susan Weber, Founder and Director of Bard Graduate Center
And the Bard Graduate Center Board of Trustees

Event Chair
Deborah Miller Zabel

Sponsors
Jan and Warren Adelson - Patricia and Tom Barry - Michele Beiny-Harkins - Ellie and Edgar Cullman - Susan Cullman - Lucy and Mike Danziger - Peggy and Dick Danziger - Nancy and Michael Druckman - Suzanne and John Golden - Ana Horta-Osório - Holly Hotchner - Mary Jaharis - McMillen Inc. - David Mann - Vera Mayer - Barbara Nessim and Jules Demchick - Ann Pyne, MA ‘06 - Judy Steinhardt - Bonnie and Tom Strauss - Deedee and Barrie Wigmore - The Hon. Kimba Wood and Frank E. Richardson

Host Committee
Catherine Brawer - Elizabeth A. R. Brown - Emmelyn Butterfield-Rosen - Edward Lee Cave* - Brandy S. Culp, MA ‘04 - Tim Ettenheim - Patricia Farman-Farmaian - Edward Flower - Ani and Mark Gabrellian* - Agnes Gund - Lewis Haber - Titi Halle - Vivian Haime Barg - Philip Hewat-Jaboor - Max Hollein - Nancy Ann and Samuel Karetsky* - Wolfram Koeppe - Benjamin Krevolin - Minna Lee and James Summitt, Jr. - Martin P. Levy - Reeva Mager - Griffith Mann - Olivier Meslay - Philippe de Montebello - Steven Nelson - Jennifer Olshin, MA ‘98 - Melinda Florian Papp* - Lisa Beth Podos - Sir Paul Ruddock - Connie and Ted Roosevelt - Janie Woo Scher and Stephen K. Scher - Lowery Stokes Sims - Ellen C. Stein* - Wendy A. Stein* - Ellen and William Taubman* - Patricia Ross Weis - Shelby White

*25th Anniversary Circle

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 [email protected], and Minna can be reached at 212-501-3038 or [email protected].