Photo Credit: John Farrell ©A.M.P.A.S.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences hosted a haute, VIP luncheon and viewing of the current exhibition, Hollywood Costume, on Wednesday at the Wilshire May Company building—future home of the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures.
Photo Credit: Jordan Murph, AMPAS
The Bang & Olufson-suported luncheon was hosted by Academy Governor Annette Bening, Crystal Lourd, Oscar®-winning actress Gwyneth Paltrow and philanthropist Elizabeth Wiatt.
Photo Credit: Todd Wawrychuk, AMPAS
Guests in attendance included at the intimate event included Academy President Cheryl Boone Isaacs, Academy CEO Dawn Hudson, Rosanna Arquette, Cameron Diaz, Monique Lhullier, Lori Loughlin, Hunger Games costume designer Judianna Makovsky, Jessica Seinfeld, Hilary Swank and Rachel Zoe.
Photo Credit: John Farrell, AMPAS
Hollywood Costume is on view October 2, 2014 – March 2, 2015.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is the world’s preeminent movie-related organization, with a membership of more than 6,000 of the most accomplished men and women working in cinema. In addition to the annual Academy Awards – in which the members vote to select the nominees and winners – the Academy presents a diverse year-round slate of public programs, exhibitions and events; acts as a neutral advocate in the advancement of motion picture technology; and, through its Margaret Herrick Library and Academy Film Archive, collects, preserves, restores and provides access to movies and items related to their history. Through these and other activities the Academy serves students, historians, the entertainment industry and people everywhere who love movies.