YoungArts New York Gala

Monday, April 11, 2022 | 6:30 PM ET
Metropolitan Museum of Art | Temple of Dendur

Master of Ceremonies: Josh Groban
Directed by Zuzanna Szadkowski


Honorary Chairs: Agnes Gund, José Parlá and Vanessa Williams.
Co-Chairs: Sarah Arison, Gillian Hearst and Sandra Tamer

The YoungArts New York Gala returned to the Metropolitan Museum of Art on Monday, April 11 celebrating 40 years for artists.

Held in the iconic Temple of Dendur, the event recognizes Honorary Chairs Agnes Gund, José Parlá and Vanessa Williams (1981 Theater) and celebrated YoungArts’ 40th anniversary season. 

Presented by Givenchy and UBS, emceed by Josh Groban and co-chaired by  Sarah ArisonGillian Hearst and Sandra Tamer, the YoungArts New York Gala brought together over 200 of New York City’s artists, cultural and community leaders, and philanthropists. Guests enjoyed décor by Raúl Àvila, dinner among friends and inspiring performances by YoungArts award winners curated by board trustee Zuzanna Szadkowski (1997 Theater & U.S Presidential Scholar in the Arts).

Ways to Celebrate

Make a celebratory gift in honor of YoungArts’ 40th anniversary season

YoungArts’ 40th anniversary is a celebration of the 20,000-strong community of artists the organization has supported since 1981. Make a celebratory gift in honor of this milestone and support young artists across the country!  


2022 YoungArts New York Gala Sponsors