American Museum of Natural History Museum Dance

Atmoshpere-photo credit-R. Mickens

On May 15, the American Museum of Natural History hosted New York City’s longest-running junior benefit, which brought together influential young philanthropists to celebrate and raise funds for the museum’s scientific and educational programs. In honor of the new space show “Dark Universe,” guests dressed to “sparkle and shine” in coordination with the event’s theme, “star studded.” Attendees included Kristen Edgreen Kaufman and Michael Kaufman, Elizabeth Kurpis and Jonathan A. Kurpis, Alexandra and Gregory Kwiat, Nina and Mike Patterson, Colleen and Kipp deVeer, Jemima Kirke, Eric M. Javits Jr, Di Mondo, Tantivy Gubelmann, and Arielle and Russell Kwiat.