Date: Tuesday, April 12, 2016
Time: 7 PM (6:30 for VIP)
Admission: $250 (Regular Ticket, includes afterparty); $500 (VIP Ticket with champagne toast at The Museum, includes afterparty); $2500 (Table for 5, includes VIP champagne toast, includes afterparty; table might include special guests); $5000 (Table for 10, includes VIP champagne toast, includes afterparty; table might include special guest)
NEW LOCATION: THE MORBID ANATOMY MUSEUM
Tickets for Gala here
Tickets for Afterparty here
And make sure to have a look at our live auction !
Tonight, join us and actress Parker Posey for an unforgettable evening of dinner, cocktails and wine generously supplied by our sponsor Hendrick’s Gin and Archer Roose, performances & special guests; an auction of one-of-a-kind art, objects, and experiences; and much more, all in support of The Morbid Anatomy Museum!
VIP ticket holders will enjoy a champagne toast at Morbid Anatomy Museum with honorary chair Parker Posey along with a private tour of our current exhibition with its curator Ryan Matthew Cohn of TV’s “Oddities.”
All guests will enjoy a fine catered meal, Hendrick’s cocktails, a burlesque performance by Jo Weldon, a special musical performance by Angela Di Carlo, a mentalist performance by Vinny DePonto and music on the victrola with Joel Schlemowitz (maker of the documentary film 78rpm). There will also be and an auction of one-of-a-kind items including a private walking tour followed by wine in the catacombs at Green-Wood Cemetery, wine and tour for two of the home museum of Ryan Matthew Cohn of TV’s “Oddities,” a customized VIP tour of the Bronx Zoo, an original print from the first edition of Edgar Allan Poe’s “Raven” by Gustave Dore (1884) and much more! All in a space gorgeously styled by Rebecca Purcell and Evan Michelson.
Your ticket also includes complementary admission to an afterparty a few steps away at The Bell House sponsored by Sixpoint Brewery with a rare DJ set by Erasure’s Vince Clarke and “Semiotics of 80s Goth Subculture” lecturer Andi Harriman and beer by our sponsor Sixpoint Brewery. Attendees will also have a chance to let a millipede crawl on their face at Aaron Rodriguez’s amazing Insect Petting Zoo, or have their tarot cards or palm reading by members of The Tarot Society!
5:30: VIP Champagne toast with honorary chair Parker Posey and a private tour of our current House of Wax exhibition by curator Ryan Matthew Cohn
6:30- Cocktails/Catered Dinner/Performances/Auction
9:00- Afterparty at The Bell House (a few moments walk) sponsored by Sixpoint Brewery and with DJ set by Vince Clarke and Andi Harriman
Image: Dance of Death by Bernt Notke (1463-66)