On Thursday, October 10, 2019, amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research, will pay tribute to Academy Award winner and founder and CEO of goop, Gwyneth Paltrow and world-renowned art dealer Larry Gagosian at its tenth annual amfAR Gala Los Angeles. They will be presented with amfAR’s Award of Courage in recognition of their profound commitment to the fight against AIDS, as well as countless other humanitarian causes.
The black-tie benefit, which will feature a special performance by music sensation Christina Aguilera, will take place at Milk. It will include a cocktail reception and dinner featuring signature Absolut Elyx cocktails and Perrier-Jouët Champagne, and a live auction.
Gwyneth Paltrow and Larry Gagosian join previous amfAR honorees including Katy Perry, Julia Roberts, Charlize Theron, Ryan Murphy, Scarlett Johansson, Jeffrey Katzenberg, Goldie Hawn, Aileen Getty, Jennifer Lopez, Kevin Huvane, Jean-Paul Gaultier, James Franco, Francisco Costa, Robert Duffy/Marc Jacobs International, Miley Cyrus, Andy Cohen, Cher, and more.
Chairs of the event include Achille Boroli, James Corden, Thomas Houseago, Stephen Huvane, amfAR Global Fundraising Chairman Milutin Gatsby, Cheyenne Jackson, Heidi Klum, Eugenio Lopez, Laura Owens, Katy Perry, Alan Poul, Howard and Cindy Rachofsky, amfAR Chairman of the Board William H. Roedy, Julia Roberts, Sterling Ruby, Ed Ruscha, John Terzian, and Mary Weatherford.
Pernod Ricard is the Signature Partner, featuring Absolut Elyx and Perrier-Jouët Champagne. Wines generously provided by Boroli.
The amfAR Gala Los Angeles is produced by Josh Wood Productions and STAMP Event Management.
To date, the amfAR Gala Los Angeles has raised more than $14 million for amfAR’s life-saving research programs.