Past notable guests have included: Gayle King, Congressman and Mrs. Charles B. Rangel, Spike Lee, Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance, New York City and State Government Officials, Susan L. Taylor, Oprah Winfrey and many others.
HFAS 2011, sponsored by Amtrak and Grey Goose, is one of the largest and most prestigious collections of works featuring
African-American emerging and established artists from around the world. More than 100 artists and internationally renown galleries will be featured including Poncho Brown, Leroy Campbell, Robert Carter, Najee, Woodrow Nash, Michele Wood and E&S Gallery.
Susan L. Taylor, Editor-in-Chief Emeritus of Essence Magazine and DeMarco Morgan of WNBC-TV New York will serve as the hosts for the Opening Gala Reception on Friday, February 25.
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
Friday, February 25
9am - 3pm: Art History & Ancestry Day sponsored by Diversity Prep Magazine
6pm -11pm: Opening Gala Reception to benefit Ralph Lauren Center for Cancer Care and Prevention
Saturday, February 26
10am -10pm: Fine Arts Exhibition, Assembly and South Halls
11am, 1pm & 3pm: Lecture Series - Collecting Art, Appraising Art, and Aging & the Arts
5pm-8pm: Cocktail Reception to benefit Brotherhood/Sister Sol
Sunday, February 27
10am-12pm: Ecumenical Service
12pm-2pm: Continental Breakfast
12pm-8pm: Fine Arts Exhibition