Preakness and Sackler Museum Parties

Reception for the Preakness thoroughbred races.
Reception for the Preakness thoroughbred races.

Danish ambassador Peter Taksoe-Jensen addresses guests at a reception to announce that Denmark will host the International Pavilion at the Preakness races in May. Photograph by James R. Brantley.

Reception for the Preakness thoroughbred races.
Reception for the Preakness thoroughbred races.

John Reed and Italian Cultural Institute’s Ferruccio Magatelli admire a book about horse racing.
Photograph by James R. Brantley.

Reception for the Preakness thoroughbred races.
Reception for the Preakness thoroughbred races.

Tom Winebrenner and Scott Jensen. Photograph by James R. Brantley.

Reception for the Preakness thoroughbred races.
Reception for the Preakness thoroughbred races.

Danish ambassador Peter Taksoe-Jensen and European Union minister-counselor Silvia Kofler. Photograph by James R. Brantley.

Reception for the Preakness thoroughbred races.
Reception for the Preakness thoroughbred races.

Maria Holliday, Ida Larsen, and Pandora president John White. Photograph by James R. Brantley.

Reception for the Preakness thoroughbred races.
Reception for the Preakness thoroughbred races.

Maryland Jockey Club president Tom Chuckas and Elizabeth Caiafa. Photograph by James R. Brantley.

Sackler Museum Party
Sackler Museum Party

Sackler Gallery director Julian Raby, Jillian Sackler, Susie Westmacott, and British ambassador Peter Westmacott. Photograph by James R. Brantley.

Sackler Museum Party
Sackler Museum Party

At the British Embassy, Champagne served by waiters in charming waistcoats. Photograph by James R. Brantley.

Sackler Museum Party
Sackler Museum Party

At the British Embassy party for the Sackler Gallery, former Veterans Affairs secretary Togo West, Gail West, and diplomatic cultural affairs veteran Robin Berrington. Photograph by James R. Brantley.

Sackler Museum Party
Sackler Museum Party

Professor Xiang Lanxin and Michael Pillsbury. Pillsbury and his wife, Susan, are collectors of Asian art and patrons of the Sackler. Photograph by James R. Brantley.

Sackler Museum Party
Sackler Museum Party

Countess Anais de Viel Castel and Count Renaud de Viel Castel, at the British Embassy. Photograph by James R. Brantley.

Sackler Museum Party
Sackler Museum Party

William Nitze and Diane Morris. Photograph by James R. Brantley.

Sackler Museum Party
Sackler Museum Party

Charles Cockburn with his mother, Leslie Cockburn. Photograph by James R. Brantley.

Sackler Museum Party
Sackler Museum Party

Blocking the main staircase at the British Embassy, a change-up and rehanging of the home’s art collection. Photograph by James R. Brantley.

Sackler Museum Party
Sackler Museum Party

Samia and Huda Farouki. Photograph by James R. Brantley.

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