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Green Plants

Tropical Rhythms meet 

Gilded Age Glamour at

A Havana Night Benefit Gala

The best part of the Gala is it's all for a good cause!
AFLFC's educational exchange programs, artist residencies, fellowships for arts professionals and hallmark cultural events like the Havana Film Festival New York are all made possible through the funds it raises.


Event Details

Tuesday, November 14 • 6:30 PM - 10:30 PM

The Metropolitan Club of New York

One East 60th Street, New York, NY 10022

  • Special musical performance by The Pedrito Martinez Group.

  • Live and silent auction featuring striking artworks, vacation getaways, and a treasure trove of luxury and vintage finds (the perfect opportunity for some holiday shopping!)

  • Cocktails, passed hors d'oeuvres, and a plated 3-course dinner in The Metropolitan's Club majestic President's Ballroom, built in 1894 and recently restored to its original splendor. 

  • The chance to have fun while supporting AFLFC and its commitment to organizing events and programs that promote cultural exchange while creating opportunities for the professional development of artists, academics, curators and other arts administrators.

Ticket Options

  • Table of Ten (10) @ $10,000

    • $6,000 tax-deductible

  • Angel Donor Ticket @ $1,400 

    • ​$1,000 tax-deductible

    • includes special mention in Gala Program

  • Gala Ticket @ $1,000 

    • ​$600 tax-deductible

  • Young Professional Ticket @ $650

    • ​$250 tax-deductible

    • guests aged 40 and under

Event Policies

  • Dress Code: Dress to impress! Men are required to wear jackets and ties at all times (turtlenecks and ascots are not acceptable). Appropriate attire for women includes business suits, cocktail dresses, or gowns. Jeans, shorts, leggings, sweats and T-shirts are not acceptable.

  • Refund Policy: Gala tickets cannot be refunded after purchase. If you are unable to attend the event, we will mark your ticket)s) as a donation to AFLFC and you will be issued a tax-deduction receipt for the full amount. If you have any questions, please email us at

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