The Guild Hall presents an exciting and glamorous evening at the Rainbow Room in Rockefeller Plaza, where they will be honoring artists and philanthropists whose work has consistently inspired and touched us. The night is hosted by artist Eric Fischl, Academy President, along with Iris Smyles. This year the Academy will honor Audrey Flack (Visual Arts) presented by David Brigham, Gail Sheehy (Literary Arts) presented by Tom Wolfe, and Harris Yulin (Performing Arts) presented by Alec Baldwin. Sheri Sandler will receive the Special Award. Live performances by GE Smith and Audrey Flack's, The History of Art Band.