Reginald F. Lewis Museum Gala Party 2016: Global Carnival
November 12, 2016, 8:30pm - 1:00am
You are cordially invited to the Museum Gala Party 2016: Global Carnival. Guests will be treated to delights and surprises in every space of the museum. The Gala Party will include cocktails, food stations, casino, live music, entertainment lounge, DJ and dancing. The theme is inspired by countries of the African diaspora spanning North America, South America and the Caribbean. Experience the museum’s galleries as you move through the building visiting the different stops along the way! Come ready to experience a gala on the move!
Tickets are $125 and available for purchase at the door. Tickets include: Open bar - Specialty cocktail - DJ and Dance Floor - Hor d'oeuvres - Live entertainment on all floors of the museum - Casino. Tickets are non-refundable.
Dress is festive attire or black tie optional.
|7:00-8:00pm||Complimentary pre-event social hour at the Brookshire Suites, 120 E. Lombard Street, Baltimore, MD. No RSVP necessary.|
|8:00pm||Museum doors open.|
|8:30pm||Event begins. Best Dressed Contest begins.|
|9:00pm||Live entertainment begins.|
The museum is located at 830 E. Pratt Street, Baltimore. Validated parking for $7 is available at the Kaiser Permanente Garage at 815 E. Pratt Street. Click here for detailed parking information.
Best Dressed Contest:
Post a photo of yourself on Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter with #LewisGala. Make the photo PUBLIC. The photo with the most likes and shares, within 48 hours of the gala, wins a 1-night stay at the Brookshire Suites Inner Harbor and a pair of tickets to the National Aquarium.
Become a Member and Win!
Enter a chance to win a 1-night stay at the Fairfield Inn and Suites by Marriott by purchasing a museum member on the night of the event.
Brookshire Suites, 120 East Lombard Street, Baltimore, MD 21202, www.brookshiresuites.com: $115 per night (regularly $169 per night), for Friday, November 11 and or Saturday, November 12. Overnight valet parking available for $20 (regularly $29) when booking a room as a gala party attendee. Click here to book this special hotel offer.
Your support of the 2016 Gala will help schoolchildren, families and communities engage in the museum's inspiring programs and exhibitions that showcase the achievements of African Americans from our state. Thank you in advance for your support!
Become a Gala Sponsor
Click here for information on becoming a gala sponsor and the related benefits to your company / organization.
Thank You to Our Sponsors
Exclusive catering provided by Class Act Catering.
Honorary Gala Co-Chairs
Dr. Carla D. Hayden, Librarian of Congress
Aaron Maybin, Baltimore native, former NFL player, artist and philanthropist
|Kendra Banks||Will Holmes|
|Nicole Barmore||Kier Johnson|
|Casey Brent||Venroy July|
|Jimmy Britton||Aaron Maybin|
|Sandra Brock Jibrell||Zach McDaniels|
|Chezia T. Cager, Gala Committee Chair||Jon Peterson|
|Beverly Cooper||Cori A. Ramos|
|Byron Deese||Donna Wilson|
|Hassan Diggs||Iyonna Woods|
|Erica Holmes||Helen Yuen|