Join Us for Our Annual Gala

Save the Date

Wednesday, October 25, 2017
The Lighthouse at Chelsea Piers
Pier 61, New York City

6:30pm
Cocktail Hour and Tombola Raffle

7:30pm
Dinner

Denim and diamonds dress—cocktail attire, jeans, jewels and everything in between!

   

Gala Honorees

Honorees

halley k harrisburg and Michael Rosenfeld

Recipients of The Laurie M. Tisch Award

The Laurie M. Tisch Award is presented to an individual or family who exemplify our founding Board Member’s civic spirit, visionary leadership and philanthropic commitment to positive social change. halley k harrisburg and Michael Rosenfeld, owners of the Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, receive this award in recognition of their unwavering support for the Museum, their deep commitment to the arts, creativity and diversity, and in honor of halley’s decade-long service as the Museum’s Board Chair.

The Toy Association™ and The Genius of Play™

Recipients of the Corporate Leadership Award

The Corporate Leadership Award is presented to entities demonstrating philanthropic leadership and dedication to the arts, children, health and education. The Toy Association™ and The Genius of Play™ receive this award for their commitment to raising awareness of the vital role of play in child development. The Toy Association and the Children’s Museum also celebrate the 10th anniversary of PlayHelps. This partnership launched programming designed to help children express their emotions through play in response to the ravages of Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans. PlayHelps programming has subsequently been adapted by Louisiana Children’s Museum and continues today.

Gala Committee Co-chairs

LaMae Allen de Jongh  •  Judith Hannan  •  Miyoung E. Lee  •  Laurie M. Tisch

Gala Committee Members

John Axelrod  •  Miriam & Michael Boublik  •  Joan H. & David E. Bright  •  Ellen Unterberg Celli & Andrew Celli
Jennifer & Reuben Daniels  •  Beth Rudin DeWoody  •  Renée Edelman  •  Jeffrey Feinman
Wayne Fingerman  •  Madeleine & Jeffrey Grant  •  Susan K. Hamill  •  Jennifer Heller Wold
Elizabeth & Ian John  •  Jill & Myron Kaplan  •  Richard & Camila Lippe  •  Kate & Carl Lobell
Stephen Meringoff & Kim Charlton  •  Brian Mathis  •  Michele Balfour Nathoo & Raffiq Nathoo
Andrew Nelson  •  Jennifer & Mark Pearlman  •  Steven Pincus  •  John Rhea
Elizabeth Sarnoff & Andrew Cohen  •  Geeta Sharma & Rajeev Narang  •  Adam Sheffer
Marcia Warner  •  Jennifer & Steven Warner  •  Nadine & Rick Woldenberg  •  Liselotte & Robin Vince

As of 5/31/2017

Ticket & Table Packages

UNDERWRITER TABLE at $100,000
Includes one premium table of ten; opportunity to present award to honoree; logo on video screen; recognition from podium; VIP early entry including tombola access (6:00pm); prominent listing in the invitation* and at the event**

DIAMOND TABLE at $50,000
Includes one premium table of ten; logo on video screen; recognition from the podium; VIP early entry including tombola access (6:00pm); prominent listing in the invitation* and at the event**

GOLD TABLE at $25,000
Includes one preferred table of ten; logo on video screen; recognition from the podium; VIP early entry including tombola access (6:00pm); prominent listing in the invitation* and at the event**

SILVER TABLE at $12,500
Includes one priority table of ten; VIP early entry including tombola access (6:00pm); prominent listing in the invitation* and at the event**

BRONZE TICKET(S) at $2,500
Includes preferred dinner seating; VIP early entry including tombola access (6:00pm); and listing in the invitation* and at the event**

DENIM TICKET(S) at $1,000 (limited)
Includes dinner seating and listing at the event**

MAKE A CONTRIBUTION     
Make a special, tax-deductible contribution in support of the Children’s Museum of Manhattan’s Annual Gala.

 

*Deadline for invitation listing is 8/25/2017
**Deadline for event listing is 10/13/2017

Contributions are tax-deductible with the exception of $230 per ticket (Tax ID# 13-2761376).

For more information contact the Gala Office at (212) 249 6188 or gala@cmom.org.

Tombola

Tombola

Tombola is the Children’s Museum’s signature raffle of over 200 wondrous prizes. It takes place during the Gala’s cocktail hour and every entry is a guaranteed winner. Participants enjoy mingling with other guests to trade and show off their winnings. Arrive early before raffle chances are sold out.

Past prizes have included concert tickets, golf outings, vacation packages, family adventures, food and dining experiences, fashion and accessories, spa services, gym memberships, sports tickets and even private tours!

Consider donating a prize today. You’ll be supporting the Children’s Museum’s art-based programming at the Museum and at homeless and domestic violence shelters, hospitals, schools and libraries. As a Tombola donor, in addition to a receipt acknowledging your 100% tax-deductible donation and our heartfelt thanks, you or your organization will receive the following recognition:

  • Acknowledgement on screen at the event
  • Acknowledgement on the Children’s Museum website

Board of Directors

Thank you

Laurie M. Tisch, Honorary Chair • halley k harrisburg, Chair
Miyoung E. Lee, Co-Vice ChairLaMae Allen de Jongh, Co-Vice Chair
Rajeev Narang, Treasurer • Mark R.T. Adkins, Secretary
Shannon Bauer Aronson •  Lynn B. Bayard Will Blodgett
Michael J. Boublik • Michael CohenRenée Edelman
Judith Hannan • Myron Kaplan, Esq. • Martin Laiks • Kevin B. McGrath, Esq.
Matthew MessingerMohsin Y. Meghji • Nancy Roberts
Matthew Rothman • Marcia L. WarnerTeri Weiss
Bette Korman, Founder/Director Emeritus • Andrew S. Ackerman, Executive Director

Gala Office • 411 East 83rd Street, Suite 3F, New York, NY 10028 • 212-249-6188 • gala@cmom.org

If you are interested in joining the event committee or sponsoring this event, please contact Associate Director of Individual Giving Melissa DeCesare at mdecesare@cmom.org, or 212-721-1223 x235.