The Alice Austen House Annual Gala supports our education initiatives and all of the arts programming we offer throughout the year.

Rhapsody & Views

30th Anniversary Gala

Saturday, June 20, 2015
6:30 - 11:30 p.m.

You are cordially invited to

Rhapsody & Views
Alice Austen House

30th Anniversary Gala

Join us for an elegant, Jazz Age inspired evening

on the spectacular waterfront grounds of the

Alice Austen House

2 Hylan Boulevard, Staten Island, NY 10305

Saturday, June 20 2015

Cocktails 6:30pm

Dinner and Dancing 7:30pm – 11:30pm

$185 Per Person - Purchase tickets online below. 

Formal Attire Requested

Valet Parking

Cocktail Music provided by Jeannine Otis and friends

Live Dance Music by John Castellano’s Good & Plenty

Catering by Framboise


Alice Austen Award

for the Advancement of Photography

presented to

LaToya Ruby Frazier

Contemporary American Artist



Paul Moakley

Deputy Director of Photography and Visual Enterprise, TIME

Caretaker and Curator, Alice Austen House



Margaret (Peggy) Riggs Buckwalter (1920-2014)

President & Executive Director at the museum’s founding


And the many individuals who have been instrumental in

preserving the home and legacy of Alice Austen


Gala Committee

Honorary Gala Chair: Alice B. Diamond

Co-Chairs: Caroline Ferreri • Donna Hakim

Members: Dorri L. Aspinwall • Nancy Myers Benbow • Jo-Ann Callan

Charles DeStefano • Marie M. Fargas • David Goldfarb • Carl Ludders

Billee Seffern-Ludders, PhD • Rev. Richard Marchand • Varun Sanyal

Elizabeth Sollazzo • John Sollazzo • Jack Turner • Alex Van Clief



Benefactor ($1000)

2 Gold Tickets, Platinum Ad, premiere seating, special recognition

Clear Comfort Circle ($550)

Full page journal ad, 2 gala tickets and special recognition

Gold Ticket ($250)

Journal Listing
Number of Tickets

Individual Gala Ticket ($185)

Number of Tickets

Table ($2000)

10 Gala Tickets, Full Page Ad

Platinum Journal Ad ($500)

Full Page Ad with premiere placement

Full Page Ad ($250)

Half Page Ad ($150)

Business Card Ad ($75)