Thursday, March 9, 2017

Sphinx Founder Aaron P. Dworkin and President & Artistic Director Afa S. Dworkin to receive 2017 Human Spirit Award at the Kennedy Center

Afa S. and Aaron P. Dworkin

At the Kennedy Center's 2017 Spring Gala on May 8th, Aaron and Afa Dworkin will be recipients of the second annual Kennedy Center Award for the Human Spirit, commemorating the seminal contributions made by President John F. Kennedy and First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy to cultural life in the United States. Along with fellow recipients, distinguished philanthropists Joan and Sanford Weill, Aaron and Afa are being recognized as citizen artists for founding and leading the Sphinx Organization.
Sphinx is thrilled and grateful to celebrate this honor in our 20th anniversary year! Read the full story here.
 "We are honored to recognize these four individuals for their contributions and work to foster the arts in communities across the country," said Kennedy Center President Deborah F. Rutter. "President Kennedy dreamed of an America that would recognize achievement in the arts and culture, and we are delighted, as his living memorial, to help fulfill his vision."

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Thanks so much Bill! [Aaron P. Dworkin]

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