IMPORTANT UPDATE! The Staten Island Museum’s 73rd Annual Fence Show is now on SUNDAY, OCTOBER 1, 2023!

Due to inclement weather, the Fence Show and Biergarten have been moved.

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Honoring Marie H. Cole and Lucille Herring

Friday, May 12, 2023

Staten Island Museum Gala, Friday, May 12, 2023. 7pm - 11pm at the Richmond County Country Club

Thank you for a wonderful evening!

Please flip through this year’s commemorative journal below.


Marie H. Cole and Lucille Herring

Event Committee
Co-Chairs: Kathryn Aquino & Niles French Committee: Keisha Amey-Hambric, Nancy Myers Benbow, Daniel Jost, Janet Leslie, Michael Mantello, Dolores Morris, and Mary Sobiechowski.

Honorary Committee

Michael Bisignano & Maya Roth Bisignano, Bob Buckholz & Lizanne Fontaine, Alice B. Diamond, Richard Eterginoso, Raymond Melnik & Rim Salem-Melnik, Debbie-Ann & Ernest Paige, and The Bucks Business Network

Event Sponsors

Alpha Omega Insurance Corp Logo, Comserv Connects Logo, Law Offices of Gina-Marie Reitano, Northfield Bank Logo, Scaran Logo, Staten Island Advance Logo


Corporate Members

Staten Island University Hospital Northwell Health Logo, Bloomberg Philanthropies Logo, Con Edison Logo, National Grid Logo, Amazon Logo



Staten Island Museum Gala 2023
Photos by Bill Higgins