When: 03/11/2020, 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Guild Hall in East Hampton has named the recipients of the 34th Academy of the Arts Achievement Awards. This year’s honorees are composer Carter Burwell for Performing Arts presented by filmmaker Ethan Coen; Alice Aycock for Visual Arts, presented by Whitney Museum director Adam Weinberg; Bob Colacello for Literary Arts, presented by author Linda Yablonsky; and Patti Askwith Kenner will receive the Special Award for Leadership and Philanthropy, presented by actress, singer, and playwright Tovah Feldshuh.
The awards ceremony will be held during a benefit dinner on Monday, March 11, at The Rainbow Room in New York City. The ceremony is hosted by Academy of the Arts president and Guild Hall trustee Eric Fischl, while writer and Vogue theater critic Adam Green will take the reins as the evening’s emcee. There will be a live performance of a Carter Burwell composition interpreted by indie rock legends Yo La Tengo. For more information, visit www.guildhall.org.