GALA 2018

GALA 2018

Tickets    Journal Ad  Honorees  Committee

Staten Island Museum requests the pleasure of your company for the:

2018 Gala
Friday, May 18, 2018

Thank you to everyone who attending this year's GALA! Click here to see pictures from the evening. 

Gala Honorees

Staten Island Museum President and CEO Janice Monger with honorees Ralph Branca, Debbie-Ann Paige, Jee Ra, and Staten Island Museum Board Chair David Businelli. Photo by Bill Higgins. 

The Richmond County Country Club
1 The Oval
Staten Island, NY 10304

We have some unclaimed raffle items! Check your tickets and you might be a winner!

Let's Get Physical: YMCA and Silver Lake Package - 0181291

Spare Me a Bowling Pun: Rab's Package - 0181285

Entertain Me: Adult's Night Out Package - 0181285

Melissa Etheridge Tickets - 0181481

If you have the winning ticket, please contact Amanda at 718.483.7119

  • Tickets

    Purchase your table, journal ads, and tickets by clicking the ticket button below or by contacting Development Manager Amanda Straniere at 718.483.7119 or


  • Honoring

    Ralph Branca, Debbie-Ann Paige, and Jee Ra

    Ralph Branca     Debbie-Ann Paige     Jee Ra

    Click on above photos to read full bios of the honorees.
    The event will honor individuals that epitomize a commitment to Staten Island: Former Museum Board of Trustees chair and CEO of Victory State Bank Ralph Branca; historian, educator, and professional genealogist Debbie-Ann Paige, and Jee Ra, principal of the Korean School of Staten Island and program director of the Korean Community Development Center. Please click on the photos to learn more about each honoree. 

  • Sponsorship

    Please consider supporting this major fundraising event by becoming a sponsor. Event sponsors receive recognition in a variety of ways, including in printed materials, pre-event promotion, and during the event, which is attended by more than 300 community influencers.

    Your sponsorship will significantly advance the Museum’s ability to serve the community, including thousands of schoolchildren.

    Please commit early to maximize your company’s visibility prior to the event! Full list and explanation of sponsorship opportunities.


    This year's gala has been generously supported by Victory State Bank, Con Edison, Dr. Janet Norton, Stop & Stor, and Bloomberg Philanthropies.

    Victory State Bank

Con Edison  Dr Janet Norton  


  • Journal


    The journal is an attractive, full color printed and bound catalogue. Each page features an item from the Museum’s vast collection, accompanied by sponsor names and logos. Pages will also be shown on screens throughout the event to an audience of 300 influential supporters and guests.




    Sample Journal Ad, Quarter Page, from the Staten Island Museum 2017 Gala


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    • Event Committee

      Oswaldo Peña
      Kashif Pervez

      Virginia Allen
      Samantha Floyd Altmann
      Kathryn Aquino
      Victoria Cerullo
      Arielle Di Ciollo
      Kevin Drumgoole
      Dina Marie Filippini
      Gustavo Galván
      Cara Liander Gordon
      Sonya Keyser
      Nancy Myers Benbow
      Claire Regan
      Yolanda Rudich
      Jennifer Straniere
      Jaclyn Tacoronte
      Arlene Viviano
      Marilyn Zayfert