Spring Gala 2024

June 6, 2024, 7:00 pm

Join us for a night when adults take over the Museum, enjoying Brooklyn’s best cocktails and food in the Museum’s exhibits. We bring together more than 400 business and philanthropic leaders at the Brooklyn Children’s Museum’s Spring Gala to raise critical funds for the Museum.

2024 Spring Gala Supporters

BCM Champion

Michael Lasky and Family
Amanda and Patrick Nichols
Larkyn and Jim Sinclair
Susan and Andy Weissman

Community Sustainer

Anna and George Sampas
Ambereen Sleemi and Sean O’Neal

Neighborhood Friend

Sanam Akhlagh and Morad Masjedi
The Futrell Family
Kristina and Earl Hunt
Julie and Larry Kwon
Allison Maritza Lasky
Tristan Nadal, Pointsfive

David and Janet Offensend
Tiger Baron Foundation
Angela Tribelli
Alicia Wang and Humayun Khalid
Freya Zaheer and Whit Bernard

Host Committee

Shelly Banjo
The Campbell-Metzger Family
Cristin Frodella and Conor Sheridan
EG Bowman
Shirley and Frederic Golen
Martha and Larry Graham
Bobye List

Tanya Levy-Odom
Alison Maschmeyer and Guy Dorsainvil
The Ohashi-Freed Family
Jessica Schumer
Rashmi Singh and Yan Chow
Lori and Kiesean Taliaferro-Riddick
Alycia and Aaron Zimmerman

*lists in formation

Special Thanks to our In-Kind Sponsors

Thank you to our Board of Trustees for their ongoing support

Amanda Sue Nichols, Chair
Darian Futrell, Vice-Chair
Larry Kwon, Treasurer
Dana Pouwels, Secretary
Sanam Akhlagh
Shelly Banjo
Olivia Basu Leon
Corey Baylor
Prabha Sipi Bhandari
Bonnie Campbell
Jamison Divoll
Michael Frazier
Adam Freed
Cristin Frodella
Frederic Golen
Kristina Hunt
Humayun Khalid

Allison Maritza Lasky
Tanya Levy-Odom
Justin Moore
Tristan Nadal
Sean O’Neal
Sheila Peluso
Kiesean Riddick
José Rolon
George Sampas
Jessica Schumer
Jim C. Sinclair
Rashmi Singh
Angela Tribelli
Sharon Volckhausen
Freya Zaheer
Alycia Zimmerman


Eric L. Adams, Mayor
Adrienne E. Adams, Speaker of the New York City Council
Laurie A. Cumbo, Cultural Affairs Commissioner
Brad Lander, Comptroller
Antonio Reynoso, Brooklyn Borough President
Martin Maher, Brooklyn Commissioner, New York City Department of Parks & Recreation

Can’t make it?

Consider making a donation! Funds raised support Brooklyn Children’s Museum’s programs and exhibits, serving nearly 300,000 children and adults annually, over 30% of whom access our programs free of charge. All donations to Brooklyn Children’s Museum are tax-deductible to the fullest extent allowable by law.