Photo Coverage: New York Times Arts & Leisure Weekend - Auction for the Arts
Many of the celebrity participants from the last five years of Arts & Leisure Weekend are donating one-of-a-kind personal items and experiences to the auction. Net proceeds from the auction will benefit The Actors' Fund of America. The honorary chairs for the event are Tony Award winners Brian Stokes Mitchell and Bebe Neuwirth, and Golden Globe winner Lynn Redgrave.
Arts & Leisure Weekend is The Times's annual event of national and international celebrations of art and culture. This year more than 1,500 cultural institutions are participating throughout the United States and Europe. The weekend includes a wide range of arts and leisure activities from interviews with celebrities to free admission at museums around the country and the world.
Some of the many auction items: