National, ArtTable’s Annual Benefit and Award Ceremony
Honoring collector and philanthropist Marieluise Hessel with the Distinguished Service to
the Visual Arts Award.
Presented by Tom Eccles, executive director of the Center for Curatorial Studies and
Hessel Museum of Art, Bard College.
Also recognizing Sara Raza Guggenheim, UBS MAP Curator Middle East & North
Africa, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, with the New Leadership Award.
Keynote address by mother and daughter duo, Mariko Silver, president of Bennington
College, and introduced by Joan Shigekawa, former acting chairman of the National
Endowment for the Arts.