Sackler Center Awards
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2015 Sackler Center First Awards

On June 4, 2015, the Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art at the Brooklyn Museum presented the Sackler Center First Award to Miss Piggy; Kermit the Frog also appeared.

The event was attended by Gloria Steinem, who also participated in the ceremony and appeared alongside Piggy during press interviews, as well as Lea DeLaria, and Elizabeth Sackler who presented the award.

The award was created to honor women who have made major cultural contributions. Past honorees include Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor, journalist Connie Chung, author Toni Morrison, theater director Julie Taymor (1983 Henson Foundation grant recipient), and attorney Anita Hill.

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