World Monuments Fund to Honor Ellsworth Kelly and Mica Ertegün for Their Contributions to Cultural Heritage Preservation at Annual Hadrian Gala on October 22, 2014
. World Monuments Fund (WMF) will honor artist Ellsworth Kelly and interior designer Mica Ertegün at the twenty-seventh annual Hadrian Gala at the Pierre Hotel in New York City on October 22. The honorees, both icons in the world of art and culture and longtime supporters of WMF, are being recognized for their commitment to heritage preservation projects around the world notable for community engagement and training in both traditional skills and modern conservation techniques. The evening will feature tributes to the honorees by Agnes Gund and Father Alexander Karloutsos and musical performances by Peter Duchin and Members of the Peter Duchin Orchestra. Following the gala will be the After Party at Phillips auction house.