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Posted on: September 27th, 2011

2011 Hammer Gala in Review

 

On Saturday, September 24th the Hammer Museum hosted their 9th annual Gala in the Garden, co-chaired by Rosette Delug and Darren Star, raising a record amount for the museums exhibitions and programming. This year, the event honored cartoonist and creator of The Simpsons Matt Groening and artist Larry Pitman with a tributes by Neil Patrick Harris and Christopher Knight. The mood was set by special edition lanterns by Jorge Pardo and light installation Orbit by Jennifer Steinkamp.

 


 

The Invite:

In Attendance:

Jack Black, Mark Bradford, Dan Castellaneta, Lisa Cholodenko, Moisés and Nelly Cosío, Dana Delany, Viveca Paulin Ferrell & Will Ferrell, Frank Gehry, Gina Gershon, Matt Groening, Neil Patrick Harris & David Burtka, Thomas Jane, Jenni Kayne, Barbara Kruger, David LaChapelle, Monique Lhuillier, Bettina Korek, Michael Maltzan, Bruno Mars, Paul McCarthy, Kate Mulleavy, Laura Mulleavy, Susan & Leonard Nimoy, John C. Reilly, Ed & Danna Ruscha, Molly Shannon, Laurie Simmons, Darren Star, Alana Stewart, and Robert Therrien.

 


Photographs by Stephanie Keenan

 

Support:

If you missed this year’s Gala, you can still support the Hammer by purchasing a museum membership or one of their editions at the museum or online.


by Sarah Williams

 

Also see Buy an Edition, Fund a Performance.