Looking Up, Looking Forward: A Gala to Benefit the Hudson River Museum


Friday, June 25, 2021

6–8pm Where

HRM Courtyard



Thank you to everyone who joined us for Looking Up, Looking Forward: A Gala to Benefit the Hudson River Museum! If you missed the event, you can watch it here:

Thank you so much for your donations, auction bids, membership, and support throughout the year and at Looking Up, Looking Forward. All proceeds help us fortify our future and ensure that we can continue to fulfill our mission to engage, inspire, and connect diverse communities through the power of the arts, sciences, and history.

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Bonnie Bell-Curran, Trustee Emerita
Marcus C. John, Artist and Community Convener
The Martinelli Family, Cultural Champions
Richard Haas, Isidore Konti Medal of Distinction

Evening Program
Lavish hors d’œuvres and desserts by chef Peter X. Kelly, X2O
Remarks from our honorees and special guests
Performance by KAIRA and the bandemics
Live and cause auction
Silent auction at biddingforgood.com/hrmgala
Read the Journal
View the Photos



Wells Fargo

Jan and Warren Adelson
Ginsburg Development Companies

Gerard Curran and Bonnie Bell-Curran
Thomas and Terry D’Auria
Domino Sugar
John and Barbara Eager
Brett Humphreys and Samantha Merton
The Martinelli Family
Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Inc.
Sound Associates, Inc.
Yonkers IDA

Elizabeth Bracken-Thompson
Con Edison
Brian Dore
José Ramón González and Christine Ann Soto
Robin Liebowitz and Philippe Sandmeier
Tammy M. Torres
Transit Construction Corp.
Kathryn B. Welch

Howard and Carole Berman
Debra A. Blair
Cheryl Calegari
Geraldine and Christopher Canty
Cristle Collins Judd
Brian Cray
Christina Ha and Marcus Solis
Katherine Han
Jennifer Huffman
Debbie Kempe and Andre Hurni
Elise J. Kessler and Mark Mottel
Gerald and Susan Loehr
Conrad and Sarah Meyer
Joan S. Monk
Nancy and Sandy Montag
Max and Laurie Munn
OLA Consulting Engineers, P.C.
Christina O’Neill
Librado Romero and Mary Hardiman
Jeffrey and Robin Roude
Andrew and Susan Russ
Henry and Nancy Schacht
Lorraine Shanley
Derrick Touba


Gala Co-Chairs
Debra A. Blair
Elizabeth Bracken-Thompson
Susan Fraysse Russ
Christina O’Neill

Committee Members
Jan P. Adelson
Thomas A. D’Auria
Hope Davis
Brian Dore
Katherine Han
Jennifer Huffman
Yolanda F. Johnson
Elise J. Kessler
Robin K. Liebowitz
Jeanne Martinelli
Nancy Montag
Katherine Sokolnikoff
Angelique Piwinski
Kathryn B. Welch


All proceeds will benefit the HRM’s mission and programs. Your contribution is tax-deductible to the full extent allowed by law.