2018 After Dark Party

An evening of cocktails and dancing,
hosted by the MAS Urbanists

Join us for the 2018 Annual After Dark Party: a celebration of the city, a prime networking opportunity, and a memorable evening of cocktails and dancing. Hosted by the MAS Urbanists, the After Dark Party brings together more than 300 New Yorkers from the design, advocacy, business, and philanthropic communities who share a passion for New York City.

From Grand Central Terminal to the Top of the Standard Hotel, the After Dark Party has been held at some of New York City’s most dynamic spaces. For the first time ever, we will bring guests to Bay Room at 28 Liberty Street, Danny Meyer’s premier, never-before-seen event space. Located on the 60th floor of the former One Chase Manhattan Plaza, Bay Room offers stunning 360-degree views of the city.

Featuring a performance by Gin Minsky, music by Xander Ferreira, snacks by Shake Shack, a Bosco Photo Booth, specialty cocktails, and breathtaking views, it’s bound to be a memorable night.

The After Dark Party is held following the 125th Anniversary Gala presenting the 2018 Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Medal to Kathryn & Kenneth Chenault and Audrey & Danny Meyer.

Wednesday, June 6
9:30 PM

Bay Room at 28 Liberty Street
New York City

Tickets:
$125+ (All amounts in excess of $50 per ticket are tax deductible)

Ticket Levels

Friend — $125

  • Individual ticket to the After Dark Party

Buy Friend Ticket

Patron — $150

  • Individual ticket to the After Dark Party
  • Urbanist Professional Membership

Buy Patron Ticket

Benefactor — $250

  • Two individual tickets to the After Dark Party
  • Urbanist Professional Membership

Buy Benefactor Ticket

Contributing Sponsor — $500

  • Two individual tickets to the After Dark Party
  • On-site recognition

Buy Contributing Sponsor Ticket

Sustaining Sponsor — $1,000

  • Four individual tickets to the After Dark Party
  • Prominent on-site recognition

Buy Sustaining Sponsor Ticket

Signature Sponsor — $2,500

  • One seat at the Gala
  • Six individual tickets to the After Dark Party
  • Prominent on-site recognition

Buy Signature Sponsor Ticket

Questions?

Please contact Jenna Petrillo at jkogala@mas.org or (914) 579-1000.

Host Committee
  • Zachary Ascher
  • Simeon Bankoff
  • Gabriel Calatrava
  • Duke Claghorn
  • Anita Durst
  • Jinny Khanduja
  • Yi Li
  • Liz McEnaney
  • Hally McGehean
  • Cristiana Peña
  • Lauren Peters
  • Anna Raginskaya
  • Dominic Ramos-Ruiz
  • Kevin Rice
  • Katherine Riley
  • Irena Skoda
  • Ben Smyth
  • Dario Wolos
  • Dustin Yellin
  • Karen Zabarsky
Gin Minsky

Featuring Gin Minsky

We’re thrilled to announce that Gin Minsky, acclaimed tap dancer and burlesque performer, will perform at the 2018 After Dark Party.

With a ’20s and ’30’s aesthetic, Gin Minsky’s performances celebrate the creativity and historical narrative of New York City. Gin Minsky regularly uses Manhattan’s Garment District—which MAS has long fought to preserve—and supports local businesses for her costume ideation and creation.

Read more about Gin Minsky in The New York Times.

Learn more about our campaign to save the Garment District.

Xander Ferreira

DJ Sets by Xander Ferreira

New York City based artist Xander Ferreira mixes funk, pop, and soul in his one-of-a-kind DJ sets.

A South African native, he first rose to fame for his Gazelle project, which started off as a study of the socio-political behavior of dictators and turned into a book, musical genre, album, and double act with DJ InviZAble.

Learn more about Xander Ferreira in Vice.

Shake Shack

Shake Shack Fries, Donuts, and more

Fries have never looked so good! In recognition of Audrey & Danny Meyer’s receiving of the 2018 Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Medal, we’re excited to announce that Shake Shack will be serving fries throughout the evening. Additional snacks will be provided by Danny Meyer’s Union Square Hospitality Group, including donuts and lollipops.

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Bay Room at 28 Liberty Street, a new event space built from the ground up

Bay Room is Danny Meyer’s Union Square Hospitality Group’s first-ever dedicated event space, located on the 60th floor of this skyscraper in lower Manhattan, with 360-degree exposures offering stunning views of the city.

Formerly known as One Chase Manhattan Plaza, it was designed by Gordon Bunshaft of Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, one of the leading architectural firms working in the International Style at that time and completed in 1961.

The building was designated a New York City landmark in 2008.

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About the 125th Anniversary and the Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Medal

For 125 years, the Municipal Art Society of New York (MAS) has worked to educate and inspire New Yorkers to engage in the betterment of our city. Created in 1893 by Richard Morris Hunt and a circle of civic-minded activists, MAS was founded with a mission to beautify the city through public art. Throughout its first century, MAS grew into the larger role of bringing the voice of the public into the planning, preservation, and policy debates that impact the lives of New Yorkers. Today, our work reflects a deep commitment to the process of community-based planning.

Learn more about our history.

The Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis (JKO) Medal is awarded annually to individuals and organizations that have made an extraordinary impact on the quality of New York’s built environment. The award was established in 1994 to honor Mrs. Kennedy Onassis and her passionate efforts to preserve great architecture in New York City.

Learn more about the Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Medal.

Help us advocate for the betterment of New York City as we have for 125 years.

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1994

Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Medal Established

The Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Medal is established to honor Mrs. Onassis and her passionate efforts to preserve great architecture in New York City. The medal is awarded annually to individuals and organizations that have made an extraordinary impact on the quality of New York’s built environment.

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