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Left: Artist Mashell Black, Right: Artist Geri Hahn Ⓒ Bryon Summers & Manny Ogbonnaya

Art Ball 2022 Recap

May 14, 2022

Many thanks to all of you for making the NMOA Art Ball 2022 a tremendous success!

Art Ball guests pledge to raise money for the 2022 Cause to Give Ballantine House. Ⓒ Bryon Summers & Manny Ogbonnaya

Fundraising

The Newark Museum of Art raised over $800,000 in critical funds to support exhibition and education initiatives that will serve thousands of visitors from throughout the region and across the country.

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Consider making a contribution in support of exhibitions and public programs.

Honorees

Mickalene Thomas, Artistic Impact Award recipient with award 

Mickalene Thomas

The NMOA was honored to present contemporary artist, Mickalene Thomas, with the Artistic Impact Award.

Thomas creates large lavish paintings full of textures and motion and incorporates various landscapes the artist has seen and photographed during her travels.

Jake Pine, Senior Director for LMXD, an affiliate of L+M Development Partners with the Distinguished Community Partner Award

L+M Developers

We were also happy to recognize t L+M Developers for their commitment to our museum and their invaluable support. They were our recipient for the Distinguished Community Partner Award.

Dancing throughout The Newark Museum of Art galleries. Ⓒ Bryon Summers & Manny Ogbonnaya

Photos

Enjoy these photo highlights from Art Ball. Feel free to right-click to download and save yours!

You can also visit our Facebook photo album to browse through the complete set of over 400 photos!

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Contemporary artist, Mickalene Thomas Ⓒ Bryon Summers & Manny Ogbonnaya 

ArtBall 2022 Co‑Chairs, Adrienne A. Phillips MD, MPH  and Peter T. Englot Ⓒ Bryon Summers & Manny Ogbonnaya 

Linda Harrison, NMOA Director and CEO with Mayor Vic Carstarphen of Camden, NJ. Ⓒ Bryon Summers & Manny Ogbonnaya 

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The NMOA Staff

NMOA staff members at Art Ball!

Jessica Nuñez, NMOA Manager of Family and Youth Programs; Silvia Fantoni, Phd, NMOA Deputy Director Deputy Director Learning & Engagement; Shirley Thomas, NMOA Senior Director of Education; Darryl Dwayne Walker, NMOA Coordinator of Community Engagement Ⓒ Bryon Summers & Manny Ogbonnaya 

Henone Girma, NMOA Associate Curator of The Arts of Global Africa; Catherine Evans, NMOA Deputy Director, Collections & Curatorial Strategies; Tricia Laughlin Bloom, Phd, NMOA Senior Curator of American Art; Tim Wintemberg, NMOA Senior Director Strategic Innovation Projects & Design Ⓒ Bryon Summers & Manny Ogbonnaya 

Sayaka Araki, NMOA Chief Financial Officer Ⓒ Bryon Summers & Manny Ogbonnaya 

Darryl Dwayne Walker, NMOA Coordinator of Community Engagement Ⓒ Bryon Summers & Manny Ogbonnaya 

Shirley Thomas, NMOA Senior Director of Education; Darryl Dwayne Walker, NMOA Coordinator of Community Engagement; and Jessica Nuñez, NMOA Manager of Family and Youth Programs Ⓒ Bryon Summers & Manny Ogbonnaya 

Kitty Nguyen, NMOA Museum Shop Manager; Casey Daurio, NMOA Creative Director Ⓒ Bryon Summers & Manny Ogbonnaya 

Michele Saliola, NMOA Director of Membership, Individual Giving & Visitor Experience Ⓒ Bryon Summers & Manny Ogbonnaya 

Henone Girma, NMOA Associate Curator of The Arts of Global Africa and Casey Daurio, NMOA Creative Director Ⓒ Bryon Summers & Manny Ogbonnaya 

Henone Girma, NMOA Associate Curator of The Arts of Global Africa Ⓒ Bryon Summers & Manny Ogbonnaya 

Audrey Carmeli, NMOA Manager of Corporate Relations Ⓒ Bryon Summers & Manny Ogbonnaya 

Terry Brown, NMOA Manager of Foundation and Government Relations Ⓒ Bryon Summers & Manny Ogbonnaya 

Imani Lee‑Hector, NMOA Program Producer Ⓒ Bryon Summers & Manny Ogbonnaya 

Jessica Nuñez, NMOA Manager of Family and Youth Programs Ⓒ Bryon Summers & Manny Ogbonnaya 

Silvia Fantoni, Phd, NMOA Deputy Director Deputy Director Learning & Engagement; Darryl Dwayne Walker, NMOA Coordinator of Community Engagement; Mary Dowd, NMOA Chief of Staff; Catherine Evans, NMOA Deputy Director, Collections & Curatorial Strategies Ⓒ Bryon Summers & Manny Ogbonnaya 

Thank You!

Special thanks to the hard-working vendors who helped make Art Ball a beautiful experience:

 

Visionary Partner

Friends

  • Bank of America
  • Citi
  • EY
  • Goldman, Sachs & Co.
  • J.P. Morgan
  • KPMG LLP
  • Magellan Rx Management
  • Milliman, Inc.
  • Pricewaterhouse
  • Coopers LLP
  • Societe Generale

Patrons

  • BNYMellon
  • Eleonore Kessler Cohen
  • Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC
  • Deerpath Construction Corporation
  • Deloitte
  • The Fidelco Group/Marc & Randi Berson, Jeff & Lora Hersh, Kerri & Jared Levine
  • Labcorp
  • LGDR
  • Judith Lieberman
  • LMXD, an affiliate of L+M Development Partners
  • Mizuho Americas
  • PSEG
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • RWJBarnabas Health
  • Rutgers University – NewarkSills Cummis & Gross P.C.Summit Health
  • Verizon
  • Wells Fargo
  • WTW

Donors

  • 3nom
  • Deutsche Bank
  • Lee Ann Dillon
  • HealthScape Advisors
  • Janssen Research & Development, LLC
  • McCarter & English LLP
  • McKinsey & Company
  • Mickalene Thomas Foundation
  • Panasonic
  • PKF O’Connor Davies
  • PNC
  • Prime Therapeutics
  • State Street Corporation
  • TD Bank

Gold Reservations

  • Civilization
  • Nicole Alexander Dunlea and John Dunlea
  • Electronic Office Systems
  • PermaGraphics, Inc.
  • Drs. Adrienne, Algernon, and Elois Phillips
  • Sotheby’s
  • St. Joseph’s Health

Event Supporters

  • Paula Cooper Gallery
  • and generous individual donors