Bronx Museum Gala and Auction 2018
Monday, March 5, 2018, 6:30pm
Membership and Special Events

The Bronx Museum of the Arts will hold its annual benefit and auction on Monday, March 5, 2018 at 6:30pm at the Conrad New York in lower Manhattan.


All proceeds enable the Museum to continue offering free public programs, Free Admission, internationally recognized exhibitions, and arts education programs to over 16,000 Bronx youth each year.


For more information, contact or 718-681-6000 x 174.


To view photos from the event, please click here.




Holly Block

Eddie Palmieri

Michele Roberts

Joe Zicherman



Master of Ceremonies


Mariana Atencio




Gabriela Palmieri


Gala Chairs

Eric Blair-Joannou

Olivia Douglas

Paul Reback

Abigail Scheuer


Gala Vice-Chairs

Deborah Gimelson

Marilyn Greene

Ruth Corn Roth

Carole Server


Junior Gala Chairs

Eric Blair-Joannou

Michael Chen

Karen Hong


Art Auction Chairs

Dana Emmott

Joshua Friedman

Heather Hubbs

Nicole Klagsbrun

Debbie Landau

Florence Lynch

Gabriela Palmieri

Nancy Portnoy

Eric Shiner

Jane Wesman




HOLLY BLOCK, with deep ties to the Bronx, the late and much beloved Director of the Bronx Museum, was a visionary and pioneer whose international reputation as a director, curator, and champion of artists was boundless.


EDWARD "Eddie" PALMIERI, raised in the Bronx, is a NEA Jazz Master, Grammy Award-winning Pianist, Bandleader, Composer and Arranger of Salsa and Latin Jazz music.  


MICHELE ROBERTS, born in the Bronx and a former Public Defender for the District of Columbia, Roberts is the first woman to head the National Basketball Players Association.


JOE ZICHERMAN, local boy makes good,” grew up six blocks from the Bronx Museum and attended the public school system including DeWitt Clinton High School to become a top money manager at Morgan Stanley, founder of Stadium Capital Partners, and Bronx Museum trustee.
















Sigmund Balka**
Eric Blair-Joannou**
Linda Blumberg**
Deborah Buck
Victoria Cabanos**
Barbara Bertozzi Castelli
Fiona Cibani**
Alesandra DiGiusto**
Olivia Douglas** & David DiDomenico
Cynthia Elliott & R. Douglass Rice
Dana Emmott*
Joshua Friedman*
Deobrah Gimelson
Stacey Goergen 
Marilyn** & Stephen Greene
Susan Hinko**

Melissa Pearsall Hirsch & Scott Hirsch

Joyce Hogi**

Heather Hubbs*
Nicole Klagsbrun*
Alice Kosmin**
Joan Krevlin**
Debbie Landau*
Miyoung Lee
Lehmann Maupin, New York and Hong Kong 
Katherine E. Lewis**
Florence Lynch*
Joseph Mizzi**
David Nash & Lucy Mitchell-Innes
Nathan Newman**

Meredith Palmer

Gabriela Palmieri*

Nancy Portnoy**
Paul Reback**
Judi Roaman & Carla Chammas
Norma Rosenberg
Ruth Corn & Gordon Roth
Abigail Scheuer**
Evander D.  Schley
Carole Server** & Oliver Frankel
Karen & Steve Shapiro**
Eric Shiner*
Starry Night Fund
Joshua Stein**
Daniel Stephens**
Karin Waisman & Carlos Brillembourg**
Martin Weinstein & Tereza Liszka
Gerald Weinstein, General Hardware Manufacturing Co.

Madeline Weinrib

Jane Wesman* & Don Savelson

Nina Yankowitz & Barry Holden
Cathy & Joseph Zicherman**


* Art Auction Committee

** Trustee

List as of December 18, 2017

















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