NEW YORK, March 2019 – Enamored by the beauty and history of Venice, Italy, proud Peruvian-born philanthropist, activist and entrepreneur Lizzie Asher, alongside the Artista e Musa host committee, is dedicated to preserving the artistic heritage of the floating city. Invited guests rallied in support of Save Venice which selects restoration projects based on artistic merit, historical importance and urgency. In collaboration with the Italian Ministry of Culture and with the help of renowned international experts, Save Venice has funded the restoration of more than 500 artworks in Venice including the recent completion of Tintoretto’s 1561 Wedding Feast at Cana in the sacristy of the church of Santa Maria della Salute.
Sponsors for the Artista e Musa eventinclude: Macchu Pisco, Galliano and Valdo Prosecco.
Philanthropist and activist Lizzie da Trindade-Asher chaired Artista e Musa at Jimmy at the James in New York City. Supporting one of the top charities in New York City, Lizzie Asher helped to relaunch the Young Friends of Save Venice Initiative, determined to unite a younger generation of philanthropists and reawaken the institution of charitable giving. Save Venice is a501(c)(3) nonprofit organization committed to the restoration and preservation of historical artworks and architecture of Venice, Italy.
Notable attendees included: Chair Lizzie da Trindade-Asher; Vice Chairs Kate Curkin, Casey Kohlberg, Michele Levbarg-Klein Rayden, and Christina Senia; The Host Committee Shana Davis, Anthony DeWitt, Alexander Mason Hankin, Danielle Hankin, Katie Lovejoy, Clare Ngai, Larry Milstein, Skylar Pinchal, Sofia Espinosa Tcherassi, and Silvia Mella; guests Allyson Shapiro, Timo Weiland, Molly Krause, Alyson Cafiero, Daniel Kibblesmith, Jennifer Wright, Delia Folk, Laura Day Webb, Gigi Burris, Leah C, Craig Montague, Leesa Rowland, and Omar Cooper.
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