The Alliance for the Arts kicked off 2011 by celebrating emerging voices in the New York City arts scene.  Whether by the audiences they serve, the content they create, the talent they foster, or the new perspectives they provide—these seven arts groups invigorate New York’s cultural scene with new energy and direction.

The Alliance’s Friends of the Arts Party on Monday, January 24 celebrated the initiative these seven organizations have exhibited, and guests met members of the groups who are making it all happen.

The evening included cocktails, music and a private viewing of Christie’s winter sale of Old Masters & 19th Century Paintings, Drawings and Watercolors.