The Academy Museum Gala Honors 4 Luminaries

The fundraiser at the annual Academy Museum of Motion Pictures Gala earned more than $10 million in support of the museum.

A-list celebrities showcased their phenomenal looks at the annual Academy Museum of Motion Pictures Gala, bedazzling the red carpet. The gala became the first major event Hollywood held since the strikes concluded, according to Vanity Fair.

The star-studded evening celebrated the museum’s anniversary as well as honored four Hollywood personalities for their contributions in the industry.

The major event not only highlighted the stars that lit the joyous evening, but saw through a fundraising that earned over $10 million.

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Academy Museum honors four personalities

The Academy presented four awards that reflect its mission to advance the understanding, celebration, and preservation of film. Honorees included Oprah Winfrey, Meryl Streep, Sophia Coppola, and Michael B. Jordan.

Winfrey received the Pillar Award from Ava DuVernay, symbolizing her leadership and support for the Academy Museum. 

Oprah Winfrey wore a purple gown from Dolce Gabbana for the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures Gala
Oprah Winfrey in Dolce and Gabbana /Photo via Instagram @oprah

The Academy honored Streep with the Academy Museum Gala Icon Award with Greta Gerwig as presenter. It signified the actress’ significant global cultural impact.

Selena Gomez poses with Academy Museum Gala honoree, Meryl Streep
Selena Gomez with Academy Museum Gala honoree, Meryl Streep/Photo from Hunter Abrams via Instagram

Jordan’s sister Jamila received his award on his behalf as he was unable to attend the gala. Christopher Nolan bestowed the Vantage Award to Jordan. Coppola acquired the Visionary Award which Chloe Zhao presented.

Sophia Coppola received the Visionary Award at the Academy Museum Gala
Sophia Coppola received the Visionary Award at the Academy Museum Gala/Photo via Instagram @ktmell

A star-studded Academy Museum Gala

The Academy Museum Gala held its red carpet, which, as expected, became the much-awaited segment of the evening. A-listers showcased their beautiful outfits and elegant looks. 

Here’s a few of the stars who owned the red carpet:

Demi Moore in Tamara Ralph Couture

Actress Demi Moore spreads her glittery charm on the red carpet wearing a gold, sequined dress with a huge floral accent from Tamara Ralph Couture.

Demi Moore’s shiny outfit for the Academy Museum Gala
Demi Moore makes a statement /Photo via Instagram @georgieeisdell

Dua Lipa in Chanel

“Houdini” singer Dua Lipa attended the Academy Museum Gala wearing a sheer, black dress from Chanel.

Dua Lipa’s black Chanel dress at the Academy Museum Gala
Dua Lipa in Chanel /Photo via Instagram @kimkimnails

Natasha Lyonne in Miu Miu

Russian Doll actress Natasha Lyonne stuns in a Miu Miu number. The brand posted Lyonne’s photo on X (formerly Twitter) describing that she donned “a gown in white cady with all over embroidered top with crystals.”

Natasha Lyonne looked elegant in her white Miu Miu gown
Natasha Lyonne is looking elegant in Miu Miu /Photo via Instagram @leithclark 

America Ferrera in Chanel

Barbie and Superstore actress America Ferrera showed off her elegantly textured Chanel dress with a low slit. The actress thanked Chanel for the outfit on the “enchanted night.”

America Ferrera in her Chanel dress
America Ferrera in Chanel /Photo via Instagram @americaferrera @gregwilliamsphotography

Awkwafina in gorgeous Georges Hobeika

The Quiz Lady actress flaunts her ivory princess couture gown from Lebanese designer Georges Hobeika. The dress came from Hobeika’s Fall/Winter 2023 collection as per Vogue Arabia.

Awkwafina’s ivory dress from Georges Hobeika
Awkwafina in ivory from Georges Hobeika/Photo via Instagram @ecduzit

Rachel Zegler’s golden look in Vivienne Westwood

The Hunger Games: The Ballad Of Songbirds And Snakes actress Rachel Zegler showcased her inner “victor” look with a golden dress from Vivienne Westwood. 

Zegler gave tribute to the gala and thanked the event for a wonderful night that honored fearless leaders in the industry.

Rachel Zegler shines in Vivienne Westwood
Rachel Zegler shines in Vivienne Westwood/Photo via Instagram @allanface

For more highlights from the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures Gala, check the video below:

2023 Academy Museum of Motion Pictures Gala highlights

Vogue reported that Jimmy Kimmel will be hosting the Academy Awards next year, which is slated for March 2024. It will be held at the Dolby Theatre at Ovation Hollywood in Los Angeles.

Banner photo via Instagram @americaferrera.

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