Museum galas are reliably glitzy affairs, complete with A-list celebrities wearing red-carpet fashion -- all for a good cause, of course. This year, the Hammer Museum will boast the likes of
The Hammer said this year's gala celebration will honor artists Barbara Kruger and Cindy Sherman.
Hammer, the actor who appeared in "The Social Network" in the dual role of the Winklevoss twins, is co-chairing the gala with his wife, Elizabeth. He is the great-grandson of Dr. Armand Hammer, the oil tycoon and founder of the museum.
Anthony Pritzker, the billionaire Hyatt heir and private equity manager, also will co-chair the gala with his wife, Jeanne. Pritzker sits on the Hammer's board of directors.
The museum said Perry will appear in "a special performance" at the gala. Getting into the celebration won't be cheap. Individual seats are going for $1,500 to $7,500.
Last year's gala raised approximately $1.7 million, according to the museum.
The Los Angeles County Museum of Art will hold its own gala celebration on Oct. 27, honoring
Earlier this month, the Museum of Contemporary Art canceled its fall gala, though a museum spokeswoman said it will hold one in the spring.