Fourth Annual Family Gala: The Snowy Day at Night!


Saturday, Dec 1 | 5:30–8:30pm SOLD OUT
Admission: General tickets are no longer available.  Please call Denise Goldstein at 415.655.7826 if you would like to be placed on the wait list.
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About the Program

About the Program
Join the Contemporary Jewish Museum (CJM) for a festive evening in celebration of the exhibition The Snowy Day and the Art of Ezra Jack Keats.  Welcoming kids ages 3–14 and their families, the CJM’s Fourth Annual Family Gala is a magical evening of intergenerational fun.

On this special night, the Museum comes to life through music, interactive activities, art-making, and delicious food and drinks. Proceeds from the event support the CJM’s award-winning education and family programs.

Shana Nelson Middler and David Middler
Wendy and Richard Yanowitch

Suzanne and Elliott Felson
Sam Hamilton and Jen Chaiken
Julie and David Levine

Staci Eisler Cole and Cary Cole
Debbie and Scott Kay
Irina and Sasha Kovriga
Laura and David Krane 
Kirsten and Steve Polsky 
Stacey Silver and Jon Yolles
Lynette Stejskal and Russell Cohen 
Rory and Jamie Weinstein

Grandparents Committee Co-Chairs
Joyce Baskin Linker
Siesel Maibach
Marlene Mann
Lee Pollak
Ruth Stein
Marilyn Waldman


Image:  Ezra Jack Keats, “Crunch, crunch, crunch, his feet sank into the snow.” Final illustration for The Snowy Day, 1962. Collage and paint on board, 10 x 20 in. Ezra Jack Keats papers, de Grummond Children’s Literature Collection, McCain Library and Archives, The University of Southern Mississippi.  Copyright © Ezra Jack Keats Foundation.


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The Snowy Day and the Art of Ezra Jack Keats was organized by The Jewish Museum, New York, from the collection of the de Grummond Children's Literature Collection, The University of Southern Mississippi.  The exhibition was funded at The Jewish Museum through a generous grant from the Ezra Jack Keats Foundation.  Additional support was provided by the Joseph Alexander Foundation, the Alfred J. Grunebaum Memorial Fund, and the Winnick Family Foundation.

The Contemporary Jewish Museum presentation is made possible with the Lead Support of the Bernard Osher Jewish Philanthropies Foundation of the Jewish Community Federation and Endowment Fund.

Supporting sponsorship is provided by the Mimi and Peter Haas Fund.

The Koret and Taube Foundations are the Lead Supporters of the 2012/13 exhibition season.


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