Get Your Tickets For The 2018 Loot Opening Benefit
The Museum of Arts and Design (MAD) is will host The LOOT 2018 Opening Benefit on Monday, April 16. The evening’s events include first access for patrons to meet the LOOT 2018 artists and acquire their designs; a cocktail reception; and a dinner honoring the LOOT 2018 Award recipients. The exhibition will be on view and cocktails served from 4:30 until 8:00 pm. The dinner, at MAD’s ROBERT restaurant, begins at 7:30 pm.
Each year, the LOOT Award is presented to luminaries in the field of jewelry, including artists, collectors, and designers. This year’s honorees are Carolee Lee, Loreen Arbus, and Michael and Karen Rotenberg. Previous recipients include fashion icon Iris Apfel, collector Barbara Berger, jewelry designer Joan Hornig, fashion designer Kay Unger, and artists Joyce Scott and Axel Russmeyer.
The LOOT 2018 Chair is Marsy Mittlemann, and fashion designer Dennis Basso has joined the Opening Benefit Host Committee, which also includes Iris Apfel, Davina Benshetrit, Andi Potamkin Blackmore, Noreen Buckfire, Marian C. Burke, Kathy Chazen, Caroline Blackman Coakley, Michele Cohen, Paolo Costagli, Jessica Kagan Cushman, Gino Di Geso, Patti Dweck, Joan Hornig, Ann Kaplan, Judith Leiber, Shari Siadat Loeffler, Ella McHugh, Robert Lee Morris, Rebecca Moses, Linda Plattus, Polina Proshkina, Angela Sun, Barbara Tober, Isabel and Ruben Toledo, Kay Unger, and Barbara Waldman.