Expanding the View: A Gala to Benefit the Hudson River Museum (2022)


Friday, June 17, 2022, 6–9pm


HRM West Wing, Courtyard



Thank you to everyone who joined us for Expanding the View, which honored the Bernacchia Family and Liberty Lines, Yonkers IDA, and artist Jamel Robinson with a cocktail party and a special preview of the West Wing. The evening program included live music from Afro-Peruvian Ensemble, messages from our honorees and special guests, silent, live, and cause auctions, and lavish hors d’oeuvres and desserts by chef Peter X. Kelly, X2O Xaviars on the Hudson.

View photos from the event here.

View the digital journal here.



The Bernacchia Family and Liberty Lines
Yonkers IDA
Artist Jamel Robinson



The Bernacchia Family
Fort Pond Bay Company
Ginsburg Development Companies
Liberty Lines

Jan and Warren Adelson
Tom and Terry D’Auria
Sound Associates, Inc.
Transit Construction Corp.
Wells Fargo
Yonkers IDA

Elizabeth Bracken-Thompson
John and Barbara Eager
Brett Humphreys and Samantha Merton
Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Inc.
DeWayne N. Phillips and Caroline A. Wamsler, PhD
Jack and Diane Stuppin

Cheryl Calegari
Con Edison
Brian Dore
Robin Liebowitz and Philippe Sandmeier
OLA Consulting Engineers, P.C.
Jeffrey and Robin Roude
Lorraine Shanley
Tammy M. Torres

Barrie House Coffee
Debra A. Blair
Geraldine and Christopher Canty
Brian and Barbara Cray
Hope Davis and Robert Braddick
Mara Der Hovanesian
Christina Ha and Marcus Solis
Jennifer Huffman
Yolanda F. Johnson
Gerald and Susan Loehr
Elise Kessler and Mark Mottel
Conrad and Sarah Meyer
Burt and Karin Meyers
Joan S. Monk
Nancy and Sandy Montag
Christina O’Neill
Kathryn B. Welch


Gala Committee

Gala Co-Chairs
Debra A. Blair
Elizabeth Bracken-Thompson
Christina Ha

Auction Co-Chairs
Susan Fraysse Russ
Robin K. Liebowitz

Committee Members
Jan P. Adelson
Mary Calvi
Christopher Canty
Thomas A. D’Auria
Hope Davis
Brian Dore
Jennifer Huffman
Yolanda F. Johnson
Elise J. Kessler
Samantha Merton
Nancy Montag
Christina O’Neill
DeWayne N. Phillips
Angelique Piwinski
Cecile Singer
Andrew J. Spano
Jack and Diane Stuppin
Mickalene Thomas
Kathryn B. Welch


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