Friends of El Museo del Barrio congregated at the Bridgehampton home of Maria Fishel and Ken Fishel Hamptons Event for a cocktail evening to celebrate the forthcoming Annual Gala taking place September 7th, 2023 honoring Coco Fusco and the Beckmann Family. The evening will be a celebration of the honorees’ contributions to the arts and the announcement of the inaugural Maestro Dobel Latinx Art Prize winner.
El Museo del Barrio is the nation’s leading Latinx and Latin American cultural institution. The Museum welcomes visitors of all backgrounds to discover the artistic landscape of these communities through its extensive Permanent Collection, varied exhibitions and publications, bilingual public programs, educational activities, festivals, and special events
At the elegant, tented soiree Guests experienced a literal taste of Latin culture with an authentic Latin musical band as well as classic dishes and cocktails from event sponsor and El Museo partner, Maestro Dobel Tequila and then danced the evening away.
Notable attendees included: Maria Fishel, Ken Fishel, Patrick Charpenel, Maria Eugenia Maury, William Haseltine, Karla Harwich, Heather Norgard, Antonieta Landa, Wendy Feterman, Elena Gibbs, Sylvia Hemmingway, Bradley Fishel, Alexandra Fishel, Robert Fishel, Beth Fishel, Alie Mitchell, Cheri Kaufman, Bill Schlight, Jennifer Miller, Leesa Rowland, Larry Wohl, Randi Schatz, Rebecca Seawright, Cameron Silver, Ramona Singer, Bill Kent, Tracey Turco, David Weiner, Elizabeth Steimberg, Preston Bailey, Jonathan Marder, and Jean Shafiroff.
In conclusion, the Hamptons Event at Ken and Maria Fishel’s estate, hosted by El Museo del Barrio, celebrated community. It not only celebrated the rich tapestry
of Latin American heritage but also exemplified the power of art to unite and inspire. As attendees mingled amid Fishel estate splendor, they enriched a lasting legacy of cultural appreciation and arts support. This enchanting evening underscored the importance of preserving and promoting cultural diversity while reinforcing the vital role that institutions like El Museo del Barrio play in bridging communities through the universal language of art.
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