GALA 2021

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An Evening at The Bryan: Trailblazers & Titans:
5th Anniversary Celebration

Two Nights of Gala Extravaganza!
March 5 & 6 | 6:00 – 10 P.M.

Live Music and exquisite food | silent, big board and live auctions
FRiday – best western wear glitz | saturday – formal titan glam

All proceeds from the event support the education and outreach programs of The Bryan Museum

Founders’ Dinner Party
Friday, March 5

Founders: J.P. & Mary Jon Bryan

Honoree Dinner
Saturday, March 6

Honoree: Philanthropist and Trailblazer, Amy Adams Strunk

Gala Co-Chairs

Jolyn and Russell Scheirman

Jeffrey and Marc Hill

Sponsorship Levels 

$35,000 | Hosting Sponsor
Stephen F. Austin Visionary

  • Stage front table for 10 (Friday AND Saturday) with the option to host Museum Founders, J.P. and Mary Jon Bryan (based on a first-come basis)
  • Logo and “Host” status projected on Museum exterior and noted on all Gala weekend promotional materials and Museum website
  • Sponsor recognition of Special Exhibit in 2021 celebrating the 200th Anniversary of the settlement of Texas
  • Recognition during program
  • Premier champagne preset at your table and personal butler service
  • Corporate Membership to The Bryan Museum for one year
  • Recognition in The Bryan Museum’s Annual Report

$25,000 | Title Sponsor
Sam Houston Premier

  • Premier table for 10 (Friday OR Saturday) with the option to host Museum Director, Joan Marshall, or a Museum Trustee
  • Logo and “Presenting” status noted on all Gala weekend promotional materials and Museum website
  • Presenting sponsor of one of the Museum’s Historically Speaking lectures in 2021
  • Recognition during program
  • Personal butler service
  • Corporate Membership to The Bryan Museum for one year
  • Recognition in The Bryan Museum’s Annual Report

$10,000 | Partner
Juan Sequin Partner

  • Table for 100 (Friday or Saturday)
  • Name/Logo on Gala weekend marketing materials and website
  • Sponsorship of one Museum collection piece
  • One Archer Membership to The Bryan Museum for one year
  • Recognition in The Bryan Museum’s Annual Report* Add butler service for any table of 10 for $500

$5,000 | Advocate
Davy Crockett Advocate

  • Gala tickets for 4 (Friday or Saturday)
  • Name/Logo on Gala weekend marketing materials and website
  • One Empresario Membership to The Bryan Museum for one year
  • Recognition in The Bryan Museum’s Annual Report

Individual Tickets

Individual tickets available in January as space allows.
March 5th Trailblazers Gala ticket price is $750
March 6th Titans Gala ticket price is $750
Butler Service available for any table of ten for $500

Auction Items will be available for preview online and proxy bidding.

Underwriting Opportunities

  • Program (Ad on back cover) – $15,000
  • Main venue – Friday night event (Elegant Tent) – $10,000
  • Main venue – Saturday night event (Conservatory) – $10,000
  • Main Band “Brought to you by…” – $10,000 (Friday or Saturday)
  • Auction – $10,000 (sponsor name displayed on website and stage)
  • Valet – $7,500 (sponsor name displayed at drop-off and pick-up)
  • Signature cocktail (create and name the drink!) – $5,000 (Friday or Saturday)
  • Named Bar – $5,000 (3 available each night)
  • Lighting – $5,000
  • Décor – $5,000
  • Welcome Champagne – $2,500
  • Flowers – $2,500 (Friday or Saturday)
  • Cigar Bar – $2,500
  • Logo on Napkins or Party Favors – $2,500
  • Message in program – 25 word maximum – $1,000 each

Deadline to be recognized in the invitation is December 1st, 2020.

For additional information contact Mary Lou Hollender by email: MaryLou@thebryanmuseum.org or phone (409) 220-3223