2023 GALA


Ella Fontanals-Cisneros

Fernando Zobel de Ayala (on behalf of the Zobel de Ayala Family)

Dr. Carlos Zurita, Duque de  Soria

Thursday, November 16, 2023
Cocktails 7:00 pm  Dinner 8:00 pm

Metropolitan Club | 1 East 60th Street, New York City


Guests can look forward to an exciting evening with cocktails at 7:00 pm followed by dinner and a Music performance.

For more information, please contact 212-926-2234 ext. 226 or


Benefit Chairman
Prof. Philippe de Montebello

Ana Laffont
Daniel Romualdez

Vice Chairs
Rochelle and Mark Rosenberg
Andrés V. Gil

Honorary Diplomatic Committee
H.E. Santiago Cabanas Ansorena, Ambassador of Spain to the United States of America
H.E. Caridad Batalla, Consul General of Spain in New York
H.E. Pablo Calvo-Sotelo, Consul of Cultural Affairs of Spain in New York

Sponsor Circle

Antonio and Blanca del Valle
Fernando Zobel de Ayala, Zobel de Ayala Family

Benefactor Circle
Rochelle and Mark Rosenberg

Patron Circle
Maria and João Cortez de Lobão
Agnes Gund
José Rafael and Marechy Fernández
Sharon and Frank Lorenzo
Daniel Romualdez

Benefit Committee
John and Gaily Beinecke + Mary Louise Days  + Elizabeth and Roberto Goizueta
Rosalía Gutiérrez-Huete Miller + William and Mary-Love Harman
Cristina Heeren + Alexandra Hoffer + Jonathan Hogg and Daniel Perron + Rebeca C. Jerves
Patricia Márquez + Carmen Meilan Bella+ Meyer  + Carmen San Miguel + Fernando d’Ornellas
Blanca Pons-Sorolla +  Ernesto Restrepo + Santiago Saavedra
Alejandro and Charlotte Santo Domingo + Dr. Mariette Arguimbau Scott and Edward Scott, V
Bob Vila and Diana Barrett + Miner H. and Ellen Warner

Young Committee
Laura Alcalá-Zamora +Victoria Febrer + Chiquinquirá Figueroa
Carla V. Jones  + Carla de la Mora + Carmen Ortega  +Gabriel Rivera-Barraza
Gonzalo Saavedra + Marta Sánchez

lists in formation as of 9/2/2023