Gala 2018

On Saturday, February 3, 2018, the Norton Museum held its annual gala in celebration of the second year of construction of The New Norton, the exciting success of the Museum’s new gifts of art initiative, and the 21st Century Society, with cocktails, dinner, and late-night dancing. 

Honoring visionary trustee Gilbert Maurer

Honorary Chairs

Gala Committee

Ronnie Heyman
Randi Bitove
Lord Norman Foster
Lori Gendelman
Beth Rudin DeWoody
Nicki Harris
Leonard Lauder
Michelle Jacobs
Anne Berkley Smith
Jane Korman

Amy Phelan

Anne Reyes

Christine Stiller

Robbi Toll


Thank You


The Leonard and Judy Lauder Fund
Ann and Gil Maurer
Anne Berkley Smith        

Grand Benefactor

Jane Carroll and Leo Arnaboldi  
Mike and Julie Connors
Lori and Bruce Gendelman        
J.  Ira and Nicki Harris    
Henry and Elaine Kaufman          
Dorothy and Sidney Kohl              
Joey Pearson    
Anne and Chris Reyes  
May and Samuel Rudin Family Foundation, Inc. /
Beth Rudin DeWoody and Firooz Zahedi  /
Madeleine K. Rudin and Bruce Barnet
Ellen and Larry Sosnow
Bob and Christine Stiller


Annabelle Garrett          
Gilbane Building Company          
Barbara and Harry Howell          
Jim and Irene Karp          
Jane and Leonard Korman          
Ellen and H. Irwin Levy  
John and Heidi Niblack  
Kerry and Simone Vickar Family Foundation        

Grand Patron

Diana Barrett and Bob Vila          
Ruth and Ted Baum        
Randi and John Bitove  
Howard Cox      
Frances and Kenneth Eisenberg
Gail and Al Engelberg    
Julie and Phil Geier        
Pam and Bob Goergen  
Ronnie F. Heyman          
Harriet and Ashley Hoffman      
Tom and Judy Iovino      
Joseph and Michelle Jacobs        
Ann and Tom Johnson  
Michele and Howard Kessler      
Betty and John Levin      
Arthur and Elizabeth Martinez  
Amy and John Phelan    
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas A. Saunders III      
Debbie and Craig Stapleton        
Edith and Kemp Stickney            
Eddy and John J. Taylor III            
Bill and Norma Tiefel    
Bruce and Robbi Toll


Judy and Ron Baron      
Joan and Richard Barovick          
Doreen and Gilbert Bassin          
Jill and Jay Bernstein    
Roberta and Stanley Bogen        
Harry and Jean Burn      
Liz Chace            
Susie and Ed Elson          
Sara and Charles Fabrikant          
Marjorie and Stephen Fiverson
Peter and Barbara Georgescu    
Mr. and Mrs. Richard J. Glasebrook II    
Myrna R. Haft  
Kathy and Mitchell Jacobson      
Ellen S. and Robert Jaffe              
Ed and Fran Kittredge  
Roberta and Paul Kozloff            
Nancy and Jeffrey Lane
Sondra and David S. Mack          
Phyllis and William Mack            
Beverly J. Myers              
Robert Nederlander and Lynn Foster      
Pauline Pitt        
Lyn M. Ross      
Susan and Darrell Ross  
Harriet Z. and Eric A. Rothfeld  
Lynn C. Schneider          
Jean S. Sharf      
Jill and Sandy Sirulnick  
Mr. and Mrs. Robert M. Snyder
Jan Willinger and Robert Spiegel

Proceeds from this event benefit the Museum’s exhibitions and public programs.
For questions contact (561) 832-5196 x1121

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The CDC’s COVID-19 Community Level for Palm Beach County is currently High. In response to this, the following general policies are in effect at the Norton: 

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