Shakira Pictures: Whitney Museum Gala 2009 Red Carpet Photos

Shakira arrives on the red carpet at the 2009 Whitney Museum Gala at the Whitney Museum of American Art on October 19, 2009 in New York City.

The annual Whitney Gala supports the Museum's ongoing exhibition and educational programming. The Gala is the most prominent of the Museum's fundraising efforts, providing the essential funds needed to support the latest achievements of emerging artists as well as American Masters. The following studio party included a special guest DJ performance by actress and singer Taylor Momsen.

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