André Leon Talley at the Himmel Award and Lecture


Sunday, November 8, 2015
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm



The Katonah Museum of Art  is pleased to honor fashion icon André Leon Talley at the 2015 Katonah Museum of Art Himmel Award and LectureSunday, November 8, 2015, 5PM Morgan Stanley Wealth Management Headquarters (1Nc, 2000 Westchester Ave, Purchase, NY 10577).

The event will kick-off with a short program, and then a lecture led by André Leon Talley. An optional VIP wine reception with the awardee will immediately follow.


André Leon Talley

©Susan B. Landau

André Leon Talley is a legendary style icon and commentator whose dynamic personality and long career have embraced some of the biggest names in the fashion and magazine industry. An early protégé of Diana Vreeland who was also an assistant for Andy Warhol, Talley’s work spans the worlds of art, design,and fashion. His new book, Oscar de la Renta: His Legendary World of Style, was recently published by Rizzoli.

The Katonah Museum of Art Himmel Award is named in honor of Betty Himmel, who was instrumental in defining the direction and mission of the Katonah Museum of Art and has served as an arts advocate and community leader for many years. The award recognizes creators, conceivers, radical thinkers and risk-takers who have demonstrated their ability to incite, excite and provoke new thinking in the arts.

Prepaid reservations are required:
Lecture: $50 members, $75 non-members, $15 students.*
(All lecture tickets are fully tax-deductible.)
Patron Tickets (includes VIP wine reception and book signing with awardee): $250.*
($190 tax deductible.)

 For questions or tickets, please call 914-232-9555 ext. 0, or Purchase tickets online at: 

*All proceeds benefit the KMA’s exhibition and education fund. KMA is a 501c(3) organization.
Support for the Himmel Award and Lecture is generously provided by The Himmel Family and Morgan Stanley Wealth Management.

Event Photo by Adam Kuehl ©SCAD

Event Location and Ticket Information

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Morgan Stanley Wealth Management Headquarters
1Nc, 2000 Westchester Ave
Purchase, New York 10577
Handicap Accessible? Yes

Date: Sunday, November 8, 2015
Times: 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Ticket pricing:

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$50 - Lecture Ticket, KMA Member
$75 - Lecture Ticket, General
$15 - Lecture Ticket, Student
$250 - Patron Ticket (Includes wine reception with the awardee and book signing session directly following lecture)

Presenter: Katonah Museum of Art
Presenter Phone: 9142329555 ext.0
Presenter Website:

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