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Smithsonian’s Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Annual Gala
"Some Enlightened Evening"
October 17, 2013
Washington, DC

Photo Credit: Tony Powell

Opposite Photo: Chandrika Tadoon, Dame Jillian Sackler, Alec Baldwin and Hilaria Baldwin

The Smithsonian’s Arthur M. Sackler Gallery hosted an evening of exceptional art and divine music Thursday, Oct. 17, for its annual gala, “Some Enlightened Evening.” Chaired by Dame Jillian Sackler, Hilaria and Alec Baldwin and Chandrika Tandon, the event benefited “Yoga: The Art of Transformation,” the world’s first exhibition on the art of yoga, on view at the Sackler Oct. 19, 2013–Jan. 26, 2014.

Debra Diamond, Alec Baldwin, Hilaria Baldwin and Dame Jillian Sackler

Attendees included: Hilaria and Alec Baldwin, Sally Quinn with her son Quinn Bradlee and Pari Bradlee, Smithsonian Secretary Wayne Clough, Mr. Siddharth Kasliwal, Sir James Mallinson and Lady Mallinson (Ambassador of the United Kingdom), Her Majesty Farah Pahlavi, Dr. and Mrs. Michael Pillsbury, Her Excellency Nirupama Rao (Ambassador of India), Jana Pasquel De Shapiro, Dame Jillian Sackler, John Schumacher, Prince Karni Singh of Jodphur, Chandrika Tandon (world singer and sister of Indra Nooyi), Dominic West (the actor) and Uma Permaraju (Fox Anchor).

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Anne S Totah, Her Majesty Farah Pahlavi
and Helen Jessup

Hilaria and Alec Baldwin

Siddharth Kasliwal of Gem Palace and Kisten Guiter

Pari Bradlee, Quinn Bradlee, Sally Quinn and Friends











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