Trailblazers & Titans:
5th Anniversary Celebration

March 6 | 6:00 – 10 P.M.

Live Music and exquisite food | silent and live auctions
Western Glitz & Texas Tux

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

This year’s Bryan Museum GALA has been reduced from two days to one with a limited number of people attending in person. The event will be held outdoors with strict COVID regulations in place.  We encourage supporters who cannot attend in person to support The Bryan through our online auction.

If you are attending in person and have any questions about the program visit our FAQ website.

Please visit the GALA Auction site to participate in our annual fundraiser.

 

Founders: J.P. & Mary Jon Bryan

Honoree: Philanthropist and Trailblazer, Amy Adams Strunk

PRESENTING SPONSORS

TITLE SPONSORS

 

LA BAHIA ROAD SPONSORS

 

GAIL AND ARMIN CANTINI

MOLLIE AND WILLIAM LAIRD

TRAMMEL’S TRACE SPONSORS

 

WILLIAMS WAY PARTNERSHIP, LTD.

JOAN AND DOUG MCLEOD

SCOTT BROWN

CATHERINE AND PETER BADGER

CECILY AND RICK BURLESON

KATHY AND ALAN RATTERREE

 

HELEN AND DAN STROUD

DIANNE AND FRED BURNS

LISA AND STUART HOFF

VALERIE AND ROBERT CONE

PERCIVAL BEACROFT

GALA UNDERWRITERS

EDWARD & HELEN OPPENHEIMER FOUNDATION

 

MARCIE EHMANN

Gala Co-Chairs

Jolyn and Russell Scheirman

Jeffrey and Marc Hill

Auction Co-Chairs

Andrea and John Bryan

Tiffany and David Montgomery

2020 Gala Host Committee

Katharine Armstrong and Ben Love

Catherine and Peter Badger*

Julianne and Bruce Bartlett

Alicia Bryan

Dianne and Fred Burns

Gail and Armin Cantini *

Valerie and Robert Cone

Jeannette Cook

Marcie and Herb Ehmann

Eleanor and Harry Halff

Linda and Steve Ivy

Rebecca and Joe Jaworski

Caroline and Mark Johnson

 

Guylene and Jay Lendrum

Joan and Doug McLeod

Ed McMahon

Janet and Matt Miller

Harriet O’Neill and Kerry Cammack

Janice and Victor Pierson

Matt Ramsey

Karen and Karl Rove

Tom Schwenk and Jack Bell

Dancie and Jim Ware

(* indicates former co-chairs)

 

Sponsorship Levels

If you would like to download a copy of the Sponsorship opportunities, you can do so here.

DOWNLOAD PDF

$35,000 | Hosting Sponsor
El Camino Real

  • Stage front table for 10 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
Old San Antonio Road

  • Premier table for 10 with the option to host Museum Director 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

$12,500 | Partner
La Bahia Road

  • Table for 10
  • 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
Trammel’s Trace

  • Gala tickets for 4
  • 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 are very limited, please contact Mary Lou Hollender at
(409) 220-3223 or by email to marylou@thebryanmuseum.org

Butler Service available for any table of ten for $500
Auction Items will be available for preview online and proxy bidding.

GALA Auction Donations

If you would like to donate a unique trip or experience for our live and silent auctions, you can do so here.  Please click on the button below and fill out our online form.  If you would like to mail in the form a PDF form is attached for your convenience. A development associate or Mary Lou Hollender will get in contact with you upon receipt of the form.

Donor Auction Form

Underwriting Opportunities

Download PDF

  • $15,000 – Program and Auction Paddles
  • $15,000 – Main venue –  (Tent)
  • $10,000 – Main Band “Brought to you by…”
  • $10,000 – Auction – (Sponsor name displayed on website and stage)
  • $7.500 – Valet (Sponsor name displayed at drop-off and pick-up)
  • $5,000 – Signature cocktail (create and name the drink!)
  • $5,000 – Named Bar – (2 available) –  1 SOLD
  • $5,000 – Lighting
  • $5,000 – Décor
  • $2,500 – Welcome Champagne –SOLD
  • $2,500 – Flowers – SOLD
  • $2,500 – Cigar Bar – SOLD
  • $2,500 – Logo on Napkins or Party Favors – SOLD 
  • $1,000 – Message in program – 25 word maximum

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