HUDSON RIVER MUSEUM OF WESTCHESTER – Making Waves: A Hudson River Museum Gala
Auction Ends: Jun 1, 2023 11:00 PM EDT

Making Waves: A Hudson River Museum Gala

On Friday, June 2, the Museum will host Making Waves: A Hudson River Museum Gala with a special summer evening party in our bucolic Courtyard. As we set sail to embark on a new era of the Hudson River Museum, we are thrilled to invite you to our most important fundraiser of the year. The evening will debut HRM's stunning new West Wing galleries with an exhilarating inaugural exhibition Kengo Kito: Unity on the Hudson, an immersive installation made of thousands of colorful hula hoops symbolizing humanity's interconnectedness and our relationship to the Hudson River. 

This year we are excited to recognize four honorees who advance the Museum's mission and impact: Tony and Emmy award winning actress Donna Murphy, HRM Trustee Mary Calvi, education champion Eugene M. Lang Foundation, and artist Leonardo Ilianov De La Cruz. The evening will include lavish hors d'oeuvres and dessert at seated tables, plus live music and a silent and live auction, as we celebrate our outstanding honorees.

Set sail with us to celebrate and recommit to how our 21st-century Hudson River Museum meaningfully engages and uplifts our community and society. Your auction purchase will help fortify our future and bring a world-class museum experience to all in Westchester and the New York metropolitan area. We cannot do it without you! 

For sponsorship opportunities, tickets or to make a donation, learn more here. Auction winners will be notified by Monday, June 5.

All proceeds will benefit the HRM's mission and programs. Your contribution is tax-deductible to the full extent allowed by law.

Live Event Details

Fri Jun 2, 2023
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Jan and Warren Adelson
Tom and Terry D'Auria
Ginsburg Development Companies
Mr. and Mrs. Robert and Lisa Halmi
Sound Associates, Inc.
Yonkers IDA

The Bernacchia Family
John and Barbara Eager
Con Edison
The Ann and Arthur Grey Foundation
Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Inc.
Brett Humphreys and Samantha Merton
National Resources
Lorraine W. Shanley and David H. Snyder
Thompson & Bender

Debra A. Blair
Construction Industry Council
Brian Dore
Eugene M. Lang Foundation
Yolanda F. Johnson
The Mulford Corporation/MHACY
Christina O'Neill
Tammy M. Torres
Yonkers Contracting Company Inc.

Linda Bloch and Michael Botwinick
Brian E. Cray and Barbara A. Cray
Gerard Curran and Bonnie Bell-Curran
Empire City Casino by MGM Resorts
Dr. Ruth Eckstein Grunau and Rachel Grunau
Katherine C. Hastings and David Nathans
Priscila and Alvin Hudgins, III
Jennifer Huffman
Conrad and Sarah Meyer
Dr. Burt and Mrs. Karin Meyers
Joan S. Monk
Nancy Montag
OLA Consulting Engineers, P.C.
DeWayne N. Phillips and Caroline A. Wamsler, PhD.
Jeffrey and Robin Roude
Andrew and Susan Russ
Chip Schulz
Derrick Touba
Kathryn B. Welch
Linda and Bill Zambelli

As of May 31, 2023




Gala Co-Chairs
Debra A. Blair
Elizabeth Bracken-Thompson

Auction Co-Chairs
Christina Ha
Robin K. Liebowitz
Susan Fraysse Russ

Committee Members
Jan P. Adelson
Michael Calvi
Jim Cavanaugh
Thomas A. D'Auria
Brian Dore
Taryn Duffy
Dr. Marsha Gordon
Priscila and Alvin Hudgins, III
Yolanda F. Johnson
Elise J. Kessler
Wilson Kimball
Conrad and Sarah Meyer
Dr. Burt and Karin Meyers
Nancy Montag
Christina O'Neill
DeWayne N. Phillips
Angelique Piwinski
Donald and Juliana Rosenfeld
Lorraine W. Shanley and David H. Snyder
Jane Solnick
Kathryn B. Welch