Whitney Library Fellows Host End-of-Year Celebration

The private residence of contemporary artist Michele Oka Doner and her husband Frederick Doner swarmed with members and friends of the Library Fellows of the Whitney Museum of American Art for the “End of Year Celebration.” With cocktails in hand, guests perused throughout the home of Mr. and Mrs. Doner, admiring shelves stocked with books on art, philosophy, and nature, as well as numerous well-worn years of the National Geographic.

Attendees also explored the host’s studio filled with unfinished works; while her living room housed many signature pieces including ceramics, wax sculptures, metal sculptures, and other collection items, there was even a selection of artifacts spread across a table top display.

Co-chairs, Michele Gerber Klein and Fiona Donovan were amongst the crowd enjoying the evening, others in attendance included Joanne Cassullo, Chauncie McKeever, Peter M. Wolf, Ilona and Chad Oppenheim, Michel Witmer, Ann and Alfred Ruesch, Mike Latham, Steve and Sandy Abramson, Susan Kappa, Joan and Marc Sherman. The evening also included a delicious dinner catered by “At Your Service” and consisted of roasted asparagus, potatoes au gratin, salad, and a poached salmon encrute with brown rice and spinach.

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