OUT PROFESSIONALS HEADS TO PARK AVENUE AT 70TH STREET FOR COCKTAIL NETWORKING AT ASIA SOCIETY’S FAMED LEO BAR.
On Friday October 21, Out Professionals co-hosts Asia Society’s famed Third Friday, LGBT Connections Edition of Leo Bar — exotic cocktails, Happy Hour specials — with FSIX, whose members represent the city’s thriving financial services industry.
Bring a friend and enjoy free admission to Asia Society Museum and free docent-led tours!
At 6 p.m., catch “The Art of Henna,” an interactive demonstration with author/illustrator Atif Toor, inspired by the ancient and colorful art of henna.
Until 9 p.m., visit “In and Out of Context,” Asia Society’s landmark 60th Anniversary Show of historic and contemporary works from its world-famous collection, established in 1956 by John D. Rockefeller and Blanchette Hooker Rockefeller.
Leo or Leogryph, the symbol of the Asia Society, is a fierce, mythical beast with the anatomy of a lion and a griffon. It is known in Asia as a figure of protection.
Asia Society, 725 Park Avenue at 70th Street, Manhattan. Subway: 6 to East 68th Street, F to East 63rd Street.
Cocktail networking from 6 to 9 p.m.; Happy Hour prices until 7 p.m. At 7 and 7:30 p.m., free docent-led exhibition tours. Until 9 p.m., gallery-hop at your own pace.
Free. Cash bar, no cover. Free checkroom. Free museum admission. Free docent-led tours.