Montauk Oceans Institute Benefit Thursday in N.Y.C.

The Montauk Oceans Institute is hosting a benefit at Fort Gansevoort, 5 Ninth Avenue, in New York City Thursday night from 6 to 8:30. It will include cocktails, art, a silent auction, and a discussion about "ocean conservation, culture, and what's next," according to the invitation.

Julie Gilhart, a fashion consultant, will moderate a panel of speakers that will include Roy Fowler, an artist, Sean Barrett, founder of the Dock to Dish community and restaurant-supported fisheries programs, and Susan Rockefeller, a documentary filmmaker, author, and a member of the board of Oceana, an ocean advocacy organization. Tickets cost $50 and can be purchased online at montaukoceansinstitute.org