Jean Paul Gaultier
Honored March 2012
The Lycée Français de New York is honoring renowned French couturier Jean Paul Gaultier with the Charles de Ferry de Fontnouvelle Award for his leadership in the arts at its annual Gala this Saturday, March 17th, 2012 at 6:00pm.
Expected guests include Mr. Gaultier, as well as supermodel Linda Evangelista and "Gossip Girl" star Kelly Rutherford.
This year's theme, Les Années Folles – Inspiring Minds, Sharing Cultures, celebrates Paris of the 1920s, a period of extraordinary cultural exchange between France and the United States.
The Gala is an annual highlight of fundraising activity at the Lycée. It brings together the school's international community, welcoming dignitaries, celebrities and artists to celebrate the unique cultural environment and education the Lycée provides its diverse student body. Last year, the Gala raised over $1.9 million directed towards supporting the school's educational and cultural initiatives as well as its generous scholarship program.
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