AQF Scholarship Awards Reception in Chicago
Jun
8
6:00 pm18:00

AQF Scholarship Awards Reception in Chicago

  • Metropolitan Capital

Sponsored in part by Metropolitan Capital Bank

Please join the Board of Directors of the Anthony Quinn Foundation for our Annual Scholarship Awards Reception in Chicago and to celebrate our 8th year of providing financial assistance to aspiring young artists.

Metropolitan Capital
9 East Ontario Street
Chicago, IL 60611

  • Cocktails, refreshments and light bites will be served
  • Contributions are appreciated and 100% tax deductible
  • Registration is required
Book Launch Party with Ben Mezrich and George Church
Jul
8
5:00 pm17:00

Book Launch Party with Ben Mezrich and George Church

  • Anthony Quinn Estate

Meet New York Times Best-Selling Author, Ben Mezrich and George Church, whose scientific research inspired this exciting new novel

  • Join us for cocktails, lite bites and lively discussion 
  • Tickets include a signed copy of the book
  • All proceed will benefit the Anthony Quinn Foundation Scholarship Program

Ben Mezrich

With a writing career spanning 19 years, Mezrich has authored eighteen books, with a combined printing of over 4 million copies, including the wildly successful Bringing Down the House: The Inside Story of Six M.I.T. Students Who Took Vegas for Millions and The Accidental Billionaires: The Founding of Facebook, a Tale of Sex, Money, Genius and Betrayal, which  was adapted into the movie The Social Network –written by Aaron Sorkin and directed by David Fincher.  Mezrich is the only non-fiction author to have two number one box office movie adaptations.

George Church

Professor at Harvard & MIT, co-author of 425 papers, 95 patent publications & the book Regenesis, developed methods used for the first genome sequence (1994) & million-fold cost reductions since (via NGS and nanopores), plus barcoding, DNA assembly from chips, genome editing, writing & recoding. He co-initiated the BRAIN Initiative (2011) & Genome Projects (1984, 2005) to provide & interpret the world's only open-access personal precision medicine datasets.

An Evening with Lin-Manuel Miranda
Aug
29
6:00 pm18:00

An Evening with Lin-Manuel Miranda

  • Joe's Pub at The Public Theater

Inspiring youth through the arts

Join the Anthony Quinn Foundation for an intimate evening with Lin-Manuel Miranda -- Award-winning composer, lyricist, and performer -- creator and star of Hamilton.

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"I think [the arts] saved my life, and pointed me in a direction. My grades were good, because I wanted to be allowed to be in the school play every year. The values you learn when you’re involved in creative endeavors in school apply to the rest of your life."  
- Lin-Manuel Miranda

Space is very limited.  Invitations will be sent only upon request.


New York Greek Film Festival at The Directors Guild Theater
Sep
25
7:00 pm19:00

New York Greek Film Festival at The Directors Guild Theater

http://www.dga.org/The-Guild/Theaters/New-York/MainTheater.aspx

Special screening of Zorba the Greek followed by a Q&A

VIP reception following the screening (by invitation only) hosted by

the National Hellenic Society at Kellari Taverna 19 W. 44th Street NYC

http://www.kellari.us

 

The National Museum of Mexican Art-Chicago
Sep
18
6:00 pm18:00

The National Museum of Mexican Art-Chicago

Opening reception of La Muerte Niña: Day of the Dead

 Exhibition Continues through December 13, 2015

 http://nationalmuseumofmexicanart.org/exhibits/la-muerte-niña-day-dead-0

Day of the Dead with the works of over 90 artists of Mexican descent from both sides of the border.  Folk art, painting, and sculpture comprise the largest annual exhibition of Day of the Dead in the U.S.

Special work of art has been created for Anthony Quinn's 100th anniversary by renowned Mexican artist Hugo Crosthwaite

 

Anthony Quinn: Transcending Roles
Sep
1
Oct 2

Anthony Quinn: Transcending Roles

  • University of Rhode Island Gallery

Display of 100 photographs of Anthony Quinn as a tribute to the 100th Anniversary.

http://www.uri.edu/prov/arts/currentgallery.html

Seaside Celebration
Aug
8
6:30 pm18:30

Seaside Celebration

  • Anthony Quinn Estate

Join us for an elegant summer evening at the seaside estate of Anthony Quinn, honoring the 2011-2015 Anthony Quinn Foundation Scholarship Recipients.  Featuring live musical performances by a selection of our talented Scholarship Alumni.

Click here to order tickets:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/anthony-quinn-100-years-a-creative-life-tickets-17609649937

 

Centennial Gala
Apr
21
5:30 pm17:30

Centennial Gala

  • Beverly Hills, CA USA

Centennial Gala Celebration

April 21, 2015

VIP Reception and dinner hosted by Ron Burkle at his estate, Green Acres, the former home of famed film comedian Harold Lloyd. Ron Burkle is the founder and managing partner of The Yucaipa Companies, a private investment firm based in Southern California, widely recognized as a leader in acquisitions, mergers, and management of large retail and distribution companies. He also serves on the boards of numerous nonprofit organizations involving the arts, education, youth, medicine, AIDS, and urban affairs.

Click here for additional information about the event. 

Rhode Island Heritage Hall of Fame: Induction of Anthony Quinn
Apr
18
6:00 pm18:00

Rhode Island Heritage Hall of Fame: Induction of Anthony Quinn

  • Rhode Island Heritage Hall of Fame

Rhode Island Heritage Hall of Fame

April 18, 2015

Anthony Quinn will be inducted into the Rhode Island Heritage Hall of Fame, an organization founded in March 1965 to honor the contributions of those whose efforts, in any line of endeavor, have added significantly to the heritage of the State of Rhode Island. The Rhode Island Heritage Hall of Fame is a partner organization of the Heritage Harbor Museum.  

TCM Star of the Month (#2)
Apr
8
8:00 pm20:00

TCM Star of the Month (#2)

  • TCM Channel

Turner Classic Movies Star of the Month (#2)

April 8, 2015 @ 8:00 PM

Intro to tonight's films by Robert Osbourne with AQF Board Member Tom Roberts.

 Click here to read more.

TCM Star of the Month
Apr
1
8:00 pm20:00

TCM Star of the Month

  • TCM Channel

TCM Star of the Month

April 2, 2015 @ 8:00 PM 

Tune into the first night of Anthony Quinn as "Star of the Month" on Turner Classic Movies - intro by Robert Osbourne with Katherine Quinn.

Click here to read more.

American Hellenic Institute: 40th Anniversary Dinner
Mar
14
6:00 pm18:00

American Hellenic Institute: 40th Anniversary Dinner

  • Capital Hilton

American Hellenic Institute: 40th Anniversary Dinner 

March 14, 2015 @ 6:00 PM

The American Hellenic Institute (AHI) will host its 40th Anniversary Hellenic Heritage Achievement and National Public Service Awards Dinner on March 14, 2015. The Institute will be presenting a special award to Anthony Quinn.