Thursday, September 27, The Center for Arts Education hosted
its first-ever Arts Smart New York, A Friendraising Celebration at the Herman Miller
Center in Manhattan.
The goal for the event was to raise awareness about The Center for Arts
Education and the need for arts education in NYC public schools – among
important decision makers in government, education, cultural institutions and
the general public.
Laura Bell Bundy, star of the hit show Legally Blonde stopped by to show her support before her curtain
and Leonard Lopate hosted the night's festivities.
CAE honored Councilman Domenic Recchia and Councilman Robert
Jackson for their long-standing support of arts education in NYC public
Among the 85 supporters, Arts Smart New York also brought
out some key VIPs including: NY State Senator Eric Schneiderman, Councilwoman
Gale Brewer, Laurie Tisch and Jody Arnhold
Photos courtesy Arts
Smart New York
Leonard Lopate and Laura Bell Bundy
Laurie M. Tisch, Laura Bell Bundy and Rachel Reiner
Leonard Lopate, Laura Bell Bundy, Laurie Tisch and Robert Jackson
Laurie Tisch, Laura Bll Bundy and Jody Arnhold