[press] PLAY

[press] PLAY
art. cocktails. stories

Wednesday, June 13, 2018
6:00 - 9:00PM

Honoring
SHOLA LYNCH
Filmmaker & Curator

Sound Curator
J. PERIOD
Producer of The Hamilton Mixtape

Evoking the power of play, [press] PLAY is the Museum’s first annual benefit - a festive evening for adults to explore exhibitions, storytelling prompts and interactive arts activities throughout our 17,000 sq ft state-of-the-art Museum. 

Hors d’oeuvres and signature drinks inspired by childhood will be served. Funds raised will directly support the Museum’s mission-driven arts-education initiatives and contemporary art exhibitions.

HOST COMMITTEE

Nevah Assang | Ellen Baxter | Kristen Chard |Teresita Fernández | Derek Fordjour
Thelma Golden | Colleen Keegan | Femi Kusimo | Princess V. Lyles | Julissa Reynoso
Ramona K. Roopnarine | Eva Sandler | Lorna Simpson | Mary Ann Villari | Saya Woolfalk   

MUSEUM BOARD OF TRUSTEES

Ellen Baxter, President | Neil A. Bhargava, Secretary & Treasurer | Nevah Assang
Marie Dutton Brown | Derek Fordjour | Femi Kusimo | Princess V. Lyles | Georgina Ngozi
Julissa Reynoso | Sheri Sandler |Steve Seidel | Lauren Kelley, Ex Officio

ABOUT OUR HONOREE SHOLA LYNCH

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Award-winning American Filmmaker Shola Lynch is best known for the feature documentary FREE ANGELA & All Political Prisoners and the Peabody award-winning documentary CHISHOLM ‘72: Unbought & Unbossed. Lynch has a tremendous repertoire of independent film work and projects that have fed her passion to bring history to life. She is also the Curator of the Moving Image & Recorded Sound Division at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, The New York Public Library. Notably, during the 1970’s as a child, Lynch was also a featured member of the cast of Sesame Street.


For more information on sponsorship packets, and tickets please contact:
Evie Adsetts
212-335-0004, ext. 12
evie@sugarhillmuseum.org