The Multicultural Audience Development Initiative hosted its Multicultural Gala on September 26, 2011. Robert De Niro and Grace Hightower De Niro, Samuel L. Jackson and LaTanya Richardson Jackson, Cai Guo-Qiang, and Olga de Amaral were honored at the event. The night included musical performances by Tango Conspiracy, Jazz Mobile, and Tiokasin Ghosthorse, and dancers from the Chinese Cultural Center of New York. Other highlights of the evening included a viewing of the exhibition Heroic Africans: Legendary Leaders, Iconic Sculptures and MADI's first-ever dance party with D.J. M.O.S.
Above: Photo by Don Pollard