Special Events


Join us for special celebrations that raise vital funds for the Museum’s exhibitions, performances, and programs. From the Gala to the Golf Outing, these festive events are not to be missed. 

For further information, please contact Amy von Sternberg at 973.971.3722 or [email protected].

Please note that all sales are final.


Morris Museum Gala
A Floral Affair
Saturday, September 16, 2017
6:00PM-10:00PM

The Trustees of the Morris Museum invite you to honor the life and legacy of Ruth Hennessy, beloved Board Member for over 30 years, and champion of the arts, education, philanthropy and family.

Premiering WOW: Wonderful Other Worlds, the first solo museum exhibition of global sensation Ysabel LeMay.

Leadership Circle

Marsha and Bruce Baldinger

Anne and John Duffy

Edward L. Hennessy, Jr. Family

Gerri and Michael Horn

Unjeria Jackson, M.D. and Larry Thompson

Valerie and Bill Keefauver

Mariner Wealth Advisors

Ellie and Stan Nice

Lori and Larry O’Connor

June and Fred Rohn

Joann and Arthur Ruffing

Nancy and Nelson Schaenen, Jr.

Susanne and Edward von der Linde

 

 

 

 

Gala Committee

Beth Hennessy (Honorary Co-Chair) ‧ Marsha Baldinger (Co-Chair) ‧ Ellie Nice (Co-Chair) ‧ Joen Ferrari ‧ Gerri Horn ‧ Mary Horn ‧ Unjeria Jackson, M.D. ‧ Lawrence O’Connor ‧ Lori O’Connor ‧ Alice Rubinstein ‧ Nancy Schaenen

Additional Support Provided By:

Commercial Furniture Interiors
Jen and Jeff Peifly
Virginia and Michael Ranger
Jack and Joslin Ruffle
William E. Simon Foundation



 

 

Yes, I/we would like to purchase:

Orchid $25,000 ($22,000 is tax-deductible)

  • Invitation for 12 guests
  • Premier dinner seating
  • Option to host special guests at your table (including artists, government officials, and senior Museum leadership)
  • Opportunity to host a curator-led tour of any exhibition for up to 12 guests at the Museum (to be arranged with the Development office)
  • Listing on collateral event materials including invitations, website, event signage, and more (for corporations: opportunity to add your logo)

Magnolia $10,000 ($7,500 is tax-deductible)

  • Invitation for 10 guests
  • VIP dinner seating
  • Listing on collateral event materials including invitations, website, event signage, and more (for corporations: opportunity to add your logo)

Rose $5,000 ($3,000 is tax-deductible)

  • Invitation for 8 guests
  • Prime dinner seating
  • Listing on collateral event materials including invitations, website, event signage, and more

Dahlia $2,500 ($1,500 is tax-deductible)

  • Invitation for 4 guests
  • Priority dinner seating
  • Listing on collateral event materials including invitations, website and more

Lily $1,000 ($500 is tax-deductible)

  • Invitation for 2 guests
  • Donation to the museum

Poppy $350 ($100 is tax-deductible)

  • Invitation for 1 guest


Program Listing Opportunities (100% Tax Deductible)

Bloom $1,000

  • Listing and logo in printed program
  • Electronic ad journal on view the evening of the Gala
  • Listing on web site, in e-blasts and in museum lobby until one month after the event concludes  

Petal $500

  • Listing and logo in printed program
  • Electronic ad journal on view the evening of the Gala 
     

Bud $250

  • Listing and logo in printed program
  • Electronic ad journal on view the evening of the Gala 
     

Underwriting Opportunities (100% Tax Deductible)

Decor $10,000

  • Elegant florals mixed with dramatic lighting
  • Special effects will create a dream worthy naturescape fit for our biggest celebration of the year  

Band $5,000

  • Fleur Seule, an authentic 1940’s Jazz, Swing, and Ballroom band
  • Plays hits from around the world  
      

Cocktail Hour $5,000

  • Catering provided by Laurence Craig  

Valet $1,800

  • Services by Y.L.P. Services 

 

I can’t attend this year’s Gala but would like to make a fully tax-deductible donation.


For information, please contact the Development office.

Mira Prives
Director of Development
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Road
Morristown, NJ 07960

[email protected]
973.971.3705

 

Image: Archeus, Ysabel LeMay, Hypercollage, 2015.