Meryl Streep, Oprah Winfrey, Michael B. Jordan, and Sofia Coppola are set to be honored at this year’s Academy Museum Gala, taking place on October 14. This prestigious event has received the green light from the Writers Guild of America (WGA) and the Screen Actors Guild-American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (SAG-AFTRA) to proceed as a fundraiser.The main objective of the evening is to raise essential funds to support the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures. These funds will be allocated towards the museum’s exhibitions, education initiatives, and public programming.
The Gala has gained the support of Rolex, who will be the official watch partner and founding supporter of the Academy Museum. The event is being co-chaired by esteemed individuals such as Academy Award-nominated director Ava DuVernay, Academy Museum Trustee and multi-talented figure Dr. Eric Esrailian, Academy Award-winning actor Halle Berry, and Academy Museum Trustee and renowned screenwriter, director, and producer Ryan Murphy.
This star-studded affair promises to be a memorable night celebrating the achievements and contributions of these exceptional honorees. Meryl Streep, widely regarded as one of the greatest actresses of all time, Oprah Winfrey, a media mogul and influential philanthropist, Michael B. Jordan, a talented actor known for his powerful performances, and Sofia Coppola, a visionary filmmaker, will undoubtedly captivate the audience with their presence.