Look at Past Events

The Office of Development and Alumnae Relations holds a variety of events on and off campus celebrating philanthropy and raising funds for Barnard students. Below are some photos from these events. For information on attending a Barnard event, click here.

2017 Scholarship Celebration

On Thursday, March 23, 2017, over 200 people gathered on campus to honor the generosity of alumnae, parents, and friends who have shown their support by providing a scholarship to a deserving Barnard student. This annual event is an opportunity for such students to connect with their donors in person and update them on their time at Barnard.


LA Gala 2017

West Coast Barnard alumnae, parents, and friends gathered at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts in Beverly Hills for the third annual Los Angeles Gala on February 4. The event was chaired by Mitra and Abbas Ardehali P ’18, ’19, and co-chaired by Nina Ansary ’89 and Ali Saffari P ’19, Lauren Graham ’88, Serena ’91 and Shawn Levy P ’21, Dylan McDermott P ’18, Susan ’91 and Robert Rovner, Bob Saget P ’12, Frankie and Barry Sholem P ’15, Christina Turley ’06, and Regina and Gregory Annenberg Weingarten P ’20. Co-chair Shawn Levy, award-winning producer of the hit Netflix series Stranger Things, also served as the host for the evening.

The event included remarks from President Debora Spar; a video featuring Barnard students, alumnae, and professors involved in the arts and sciences; an innovative dance performance by Tina Finkelman Berkett ’05, Artistic Director of BODYTRAFFIC; and a lively auction. The proceeds of the Gala help fund the over $40 million awarded in financial aid at Barnard in 2016-2017.


2016 Scholarship Celebration

On Thursday, March 31, 2016, nearly 200 people gathered to honor the generosity of alumnae, parents, and friends who have shown their support by providing a scholarship to a deserving Barnard student. This annual event is an opportunity for the students to meet with their donors and update them on their time at Barnard.


LA Gala 2016

More than 150 supporters of the College gathered at Hotel Casa del Mar in Santa Monica for the Los Angeles Gala on Thursday, February 4, 2016, to benefit financial aid at Barnard. The Gala raised more than $360,000, with more than $116,000 raised at the live scholarship auction.