Biggs Museum Gala

The Biggs Museum 25th

Anniversary Silver Gala

Saturday, May 12th, 2018

6 p.m. – 11 p.m.

Please click the tickets below for purchase today, limited seating available!

Presenting Sponsor:

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This Year's Features

General Info

The Biggs Museum 25th Anniversary Committee invite you for a silver celebration unlike any other in the state capital!

Dine under the tent on our Green.

Dance the night away to music from Lost in Paris and Pianist Tim Plimpton.

Visit the incredible opening night of the Rembrandt etchings exhibition.

Bid on exciting live and silent auction items.

Celebrate our silver milestone (25th anniversary).

Join our festive reunion of governors, legislators and business and civic leaders who have contributed to our success for over a quarter century.

Space will be limited! Reserve your tickets today!

Live Entertainment

During dinner there will be soft, live dinner music from pianist Tim Plimpton.

After dinner, from 9-11 p.m., enjoy dancing with area favorite Lost in Paris. 

There will also be live piano music in the museum from 9-11 p.m. for those who prefer not to dance.

Honorary Committee

As of March 15, 2018

Governors/Former Governors
The Honorable John C. Carney
The Honorable Thomas R. Carper
The Honorable Michael N. Castle
The Honorable Jack A. Markell
The Honorable Ruth Ann Minner
The Honorable Dale E. Wolf

Secretaries of State/Former Secretaries of State
The Honorable Jeffrey W. Bullock
The Honorable Edward J. Freel
The Honorable Glenn Kenton
The Honorable Michael Ratchford
The Honorable Harriet Smith Windsor
The Honorable Michael Eugene Harkins

Other 25th Anniversary Honorary Committee Members
Theda D. Blackwelder
Secretary Jeffrey W. Bullock
Senator Brian Bushweller
The Honorable Nancy W. Cook
Joanna L. Daneman
L. Drexel Davison
Marcia P. DeWitt, Esq.
Michael Dudich
Robert W. Eaddy
Bernice M. Edwards
Drewry N. Fennell, Esq.
Debora Hansen
George C. Hering, III, Esq.
C. Terry Jackson, II
Robert J. Koenke
Nicholas P. Lambrow – M&T Bank Corporation
David M. Partridge
Thomas Pulsifer, Esq. – Choptank Foundation
Joseph T. Raymond, Jr.
The Honorable William F. Richardson, Esq.
The Honorable Henry duPont Ridgely
Susan Salkin
Karol A. Schmiegel
John R. Schoonover
Andrew C. Slater
Timothy A. Slavin
The Honorable Joseph R. Slights, III
Kathy Dwyer Southern
W. Laird Stabler, III, Esq.
Georgeanna L. Windley
Sarah Zimmerman
Carson Zullinger

Friends of the Gala:
Meghan Clapp Garrison
Ryan German
Keven Staley

A selection of galleries in the museum

Museum Tours

Enjoy tours of the Rembrandt Etchings Exhibition.

View an exquisite exhibition of the work of Contemporary Silversmith Michael Galmer.

Learn about works in the Biggs Museum Silver Collection from Biggs Musuem Junior Docent Students.

Browse the Biggs Museum’s permanent collection on the 2nd and 3rd Floor of the Museum.


The renowned Caffe Gelato (Newark, DE) will provide a dinner and reception.

Menu Coming Soon!



Live Auction

Information Coming Soon!

Previous Galas

Thank You to our Sponsors!

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Marcia and Henry DeWitt

Diane and David Partridge

Connie and Joe Raymond

Barbara Ridgely and Henry duPont Ridgely

Susan and Charles Salkin

Gigi Windley

Patt Panzer and Carson Zullinger


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