Photos from the best parties around DC this past September

Mexican Geniuses: A Frida & Diego Immersive Experience opens at 1900 W Place, Northeast | September 8th

Cecilia Barbara Morfin; Mexican Ambassador to the US Esteban Moctezuma; Bernardo Noval, CEO of Brain Hunter; and Fever project leader Emma Shaffer.

The 54th Annual Banquet of the Golden Plate Dinner and Awards Ceremony of the American Academy of Achievement at the National Portrait Gallery | 12th September

ACLU Executive Director Anthony Romero, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, and former Secretary of Transportation and Labor Elaine Chao.
Los Angeles Rams owner Stan Kroenke, Academy of Achievement director Catherine B. Reynolds, and musician Jimmy Page.
Tracy K. Smith, former United States Poet Laureate; Martine Rothblatt, Founder and President of United Therapeutics; and Allyson Felix, Olympic gold medalist.

An evening of merriment for charity at the Zuccari family residence in McLean | 13.09

Sara Zuccari, hockey star TJ Oshie and philanthropist Lisa Zuccari.

National Gallery of Art Reception for The Double: Identity and Difference in Art Since 1900 and The Woman in White: Joanna Hiffernan and James McNeill Whistler | September 22nd

Kaywin Feldman, Director of the National Gallery of Art, and Sharon Percy Rockefeller, President and CEO of WETA.
NGA Curator Molly Donovan, Musician Hahn Rowe, Artist Janine Antoni and NGA Curator Lynne Cooke.

Formal reception at La Résidence de France Wine and the White House: A History by Fred Ryan | October 3

Fox News anchor Bret Baier, Children’s National Foundation board chair Amy Baier, and Washington Post Publisher and CEO Fred Ryan.

Fall Ball for the Mall at the Waldorf Astoria Washington DC | 4th of October

The Trust for Catherine Townsend from the National Mall, Jeffrey Reinbold from the National Park Service, Georgette “Gigi” Dixon from Wells Fargo and Bruce Broussard from Humana.

2022 Wolf Trap Ball at Filene Center | 09/23

Arvind Manocha and Daniel A. D’Aniello of the Wolf Trap Foundation.
Wolf Trap Ball directs Sudhakar and Alka Kesavan (left) along with Kate and Kevin Robbins.

March at the Washington Film Festival Opening Gala at Union Market Dock 5 | 09/28

Actor Jeffrey Wright and March on Washington Film Festival Artistic Director Isisara Bey.
Denielle Pemberton-Heard of Diversified Search Group, Jodie McLean, CEO of Edens, Bruce Harris of Walmart, Joyce Brayboy of Goldman Sachs and Robert Raben, Founder and Chairman of the March on Washington Film Festival.
Amazon’s Steve Hartell, Wells Fargo’s Sanders Adu and House Majority Chief of Staff Yelberton Watkins whip James Clyburn.

This article appears in the November 2022 issue of The Washingtonian.

Dan Swartz


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