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Staten Island Museum Gala

Join us for a sparklingly good time …

Friday, May 10, 2024

7:00PM – 11:00PM

Richmond County Country Club

1 The Oval
Staten Island, NY 10304


Alice B. Diamond

New York State Nurses Association

The Reid Family
Gabri Christa – Idea Reid – Vernon Reid



$325/$300 for Museum Members

$3,000 for a Table of Ten

$1,500 for two tickets plus a full page journal ad

Tickets can be purchased through the button above,
or by contacting Renee Bushelle at 718-483-7134.



For a ticket price of $50, you can enter to win half of the total pot.
Only 100 super raffle tickets are available. The winner will be selected at the Gala, your presence is not required to win. Don’t miss this chance to suppor the Staten Island Museum and potentially win big!

Gala Commemorative Journal Cover


Each year the Staten Island Museum’s Collections Team curates a selection of dazzling images from the Museum’s collections to be paired with journal sponsor names and logos making this volume a beautiful keepsake of the evening and a peek into the vast items in the Museum’s care. Click here to peruse last year’s book.

$3,000 Inside Front Cover (Includes logo)
$2,000 Inside Back Cover (Includes logo)
$1,000 Full Page (Includes logo)
$550 Half Page (Includes logo)
$325 Quarter Page (Name only)

For more information about Journal Ads, please contact Rachel Somma at 718.483.7117.


$20,000 Cocktail Hour Reception (Exclusive)
$15,000 Journal Sponsor (Exclusive)
$10,000 Auction Sponsor (Exclusive)
$5,000 Luminary Sponsor
$2,500 Contributing Sponsor

For more information or to support the Staten Island Museum with sponsorship, please contact
Dorothy Pinkston at 718.483.7115 or development@StatenIslandMuseum.org

If you prefer to make a donation, please click the link below and choose “Annual Gala Contribution” from the drop down menu.

Staten Island Museum Trustee Niles French at the podium
Staten Island Museum Trustees Niles French and Kathryn Aquino

Event Committee
Co-Chairs: Kathryn Aquino & Niles French

Diane Buglioli, Emily Corona, Dr. Ife Damon, Daniel Jost, Megan Kenny, Robin Lefkowitz, Nancy Myers Benbow, Janice Monger, Maya Roth Bisignano, Michael Savarese, Rachel Somma, Amanda Straniere, and Pat Ternes

Honorary Committee
Suzanne and Paul Ainslie, Emma Ardolic and Dr. Brahim Ardolic, Kim Avilez, Charles Blaich and Mary DiBiase Blaich, Barbara Brancaccio, Christopher Campbell, Sarah and Michael Clark, Marie H. Cole, William Dubovsky, Eden II Programs, Richard Eterginoso, Dina Marie Filippini, Framboise Catering, William Geoghegan and Patricia Walker, Carson Gleberman, Lucille H. Herring, Zoltan Kemeny, Ellen and Mitchell Koffler, Dr. Janet Leslie, Angie and Daniel Master, Raymond Melnik and Rim Salem-Melnik, Janet E. Norton MD JD, Dr. Viola Ortiz and Dr. James F. Kenny, Debbie-Ann and Ernest Paige, Christie and Joshua Rivera, Linda and Henry Salmon, Jennifer Sammartino-Mallen, Susan Smith-Peter, Mary Sobiechowski, Barbara L. Solan, Sullivan, Hayes & Quinn, Jaclyn Tacoronte, Barbara and Alan Tepper, and Marilyn and Peter Zayfert

Event Sponsors

Audio/Visual Sponsor
Comserv Connect

Lighting Sponsor
Con Edison

Contributing Sponsor
Scaran Inc.

Photography Sponsor
Staten Island Advance

Contributing Sponsor
Barbara and Alan Tepper