Press Releases

Pictures of School of the Arts Gala

Date Released: 12/19/2007

Purchase College honored opera singer Jessye Norman, artist Helen Frankenthaler, choreographer Merce Cunningham, theater set designer Ming Cho Lee and arts philanthropist and environmentalist Douglas Durst and the Durst Organization with the Nelson A. Rockefeller Award at a gala on Monday, November 12 at the Millennium Broadway Hotel/The Hudson Theater in New York City. The event marked the 40th anniversary of the founding of the College and the establishment of the School of the Arts Endowment Fund to provide scholarships and support for student productions and exhibitions. The gala raised $1.3 million for the Fund.

To view photos of the event, click this link:  www.purchase.edu/soagala/GalaPhotos.aspx.