Honoring Marsha Baldinger, Board Vice Chair and Chair of the Exhibitions/Collections and Performing Arts Committees, for her passion and advocacy as a Trustee for over 10 years. 

Celebrate with us, New Jersey’s only Smithsonian Affiliate, in person, by interpreting the past and discovering the future through art, sound, and motion. Leadership opportunities start at $1,250.

Evening includes:

  • 6-8pm: Viewing of special exhibitions, artist and curator meet-and-greets, dinner created by renowned Harvest Restaurant Group
  • 8-9pm: Gala Program in the Bickford Theatre
  • 9-11pm: Afterparty! Dessert, drinks, dancing, and more

Dress: Black and metallic cocktail chic.

Proof of vaccine required, booster if eligible. Masks encouraged but optional.

Check out our auction items!

2022 Gala Committee

Genesia Kamen, Chair
Robert C. Adler
Jennifer Becker
Frank Cesaro, Trustee
Joanne DelRio
Allie Hixson
Gerri Horn, Trustee Emeritus
Jennifer Glick
Kathleen Jackson
Cecily Johnson
Linda Levi
Shana Newstadt, Trustee
Alice Rubinstein
Debbie Spicehandler
Lainie Vande Woude
James Yarosh

Special thanks for the generous support

Robert and Wendy Adler
Howard and Hillary Albert
Marsha and Bruce Baldinger
BASF Corporation
Karen and Ray Blau
Judy and Stewart Colton
Vaughn Crowe and Cecily Johnson
Joanne and Glenn DelRio
Dr. Arnold and the Honorable Harriet Derman
Diane and Peter Ehrlich
Mary Ann Ehrlich
MaryAlice and Bill Feinstein
Deborah Fineman and T. Michael Logan
The Honorable Rodney Frelinghuysen and Mrs. Virginia Frelinghuysen
Jennifer and David Glick
Laurie and Robert Goldberg
Bernice and Sandy Grossman
Barry and Jenny Jaruzelski
Genesia and Steven Kamen
Gregory Kaufman
Margarethe and Mark Laurenzi
Keith and Merri Lite
Linda K. Levi and Family
Adam Levinsohn and Christine St. Peter
Alan and Melanie Levitan
John Mann and Elizabeth A. Sullivan
Mariner Wealth Advisors
Peggy and Howard Menaker
M&T Charitable Foundation
Roy and Lisa Naturman
Neiman Marcus Short Hills
Shana Newstadt
Alice and John Rubinstein
Nelson and Nancy Schaenen, Jr.
Darren and Harriet Schulman
Debra Spicehandler
Sylvia Steiner
Martha Cohen Stine and Eric Goldberg
Debbi and Gappy Tjan
Lainie Vande Woude
Susanne and Edward von der Linde
Margie and William Wang
Laura and Barry Weiss
James Yarosh Associates Fine Art Gallery

*as of January 26, 2022

Online ticketing for this event is now closed. To purchase a ticket, please call Mira Prives, Director of Development, at 973-971-3705.

I can’t participate in this year’s Gala but will make a 100% tax-deductible donation.



Apr 09 2022