Last Night's Parties: El Museo Brings Out The Fashion Elite, Sigourney Weaver Spreads Art Of Giving

by Mara Siegler · May 27, 2011

    Kate Winslet helped honor legendary photographer Mario Testino; Sigourney Weaver presented at the Art Of Giving; Big Girls with a Small Kitchen had a book party; Little Monsters danced to Born This Way at Angel Orensanz and more! Last night's parties were packed for the weekend and didn't care how late they stayed out!

    EL MUSEO'S 2011 Annual Gala Honoring MARIO TESTINO

    Where: Cipriani 42

    Who Was There: Anna Wintour, Kate Winslet, Mario Testino, Yaz Hernandez, Valentin Hernandez, Courtney Love, Donatella Versace, Hamish Bowles, Prabal Gurung, Joan Smalls, John Legend, Chrissy Teigen, Josh Hartnett, Andre Balazs, Alexandra Lebenthal, Calry Cushnie, Michelle Ochs

    Other Details: El Museo Barrio honored legendary photographer Mario Testino last night. Kate Winslet, dressed in a simple white gown with black accents, took the stage to introduce the photog, who just shot her new campaign for St. John. Despite the warmer weather, Anna Wintour wore a fur stole and chatted up Josh Hartnett. Carine Roitfeld sat with her son Vladimir. [Via]


    The Tenth Annual generation On ART OF GIVING BENEFIT

    Where: 583 Park Ave

    Who Was There: Laurie Tisch, Silda Wall Spitzer, Tonya Lewis Lee, Spike Lee, Kathy Lacey Hoge, Jim Hoge, Brian Goldner, Nicholas Lowinger, Chris Caruso, Sigourney Weaver, Shannon McNamara, Corey Booker, Max Wallach, Elliot Spitzer

    Other Details: Will it ever get less strange to see Silda and Elliot Spitzer standing next to each other and smiling for photogs? Probably not. The couple head out last night for the event honoring Brian Goldner, President and CEO, Hasbro, Inc., Laurie M. Tisch, President, Laurie M. Tisch Illumination Fund, and Spike Lee & Tonya Lewis Lee. [Via]

    School's Out with Big Girls, Small Kitchen [Take a look at photos HERE!]

    Where: The Wooly

    Other Details: Quarter-Life Cooks, Phoebe Lapine and Cara Eisenpress, celebrated the launch of their new cookbook Big Girls, Small Kitchen.  While it sounds like a book for the larger boned lass, "Big," actually refers to adult. The book is a cross between memoir and recipe collection and tracks their sophomore year in the "real world." Pitchfork Reviews Reviews DJ'd the party.

    Lady Gaga Haus Parties: Born This Way [Take a look at photos HERE!]

    Where: Angel Orensanz

    Who Was There: Little Monsters

    Other Details: While some Little Monsters camped with sleeping bags outside GMA to catch Lady Gaga's performance this morning, other fans showed their love by getting dressed up and heading to an album release party. Held at Angel Orensanz. guests kicked back Belvedere and put their paws up to Born This Way. Be sure to take a look at more photos HERE!





    Robert Dandarov Exhibit Opening Party [Take a look at photos HERE!]

    Where: Chelsea Art Museum

    Other Details: Robert Dandarov: Paintings and Drawings, curated by Willy Van den Bussche opened last night. His work has been described as "standing at the edge of an apocalyptic nightmare." Scary! Take a look at more photos HERE!