As we navigate this challenging time, the safety of our guests and staff is paramount. In keeping in accordance with the CDC, state and local guidelines, we are asking

  • All guests to provide proof of vaccination (copy of vaccine card/Excelsior Pass) or a negative PCR test within 72 hours, either by sending in advance or showing proof at check-in.
  • Please email proof of vaccination to or bring proof with you to the event.  Guests will not be admitted to the benefit without proof as described.
  • Medical grade masks are to be worn whenever inside of the museum.
  • We will also need you to provide either an email or phone number for each of your guests for contact tracing.

We are continuing to monitor the situation and will send any updated constraints and attendance prerequisites to ensure that all guests are safe. Thank you for your flexibility during these unprecedented times.


Midsummer Dance

8PM: Doors open
8:30PM: James Murphy DJ Set (DFA Records/LCD Soundsystem)

Tickets for the dance are closed. 

Midsummer Dance Chair
Larry Milstein

Midsummer Dance Host Committee
Lizzie Asher, Serena Bancroft, Charlotte Bickley, Samantha Blake Cohen, Jesse Bongiovi, Jack Brinkley-Cook, Sophia Cohen, Ben Djaha, Warren Elgort, Rachel Feinstein, Carolyn Floersheimer, Alessandro Ford-Rippolone, Andrea Franchini & Cian Connor, Alexander Mason Hankin, Marisa Hochberg, J. Logan Horne, Sheree Hovsepian & Rashid Johnson, Kit Keenan, Vajra Kingsley, Shantell Martin, Sterling McDavid, Georgia McLanahan, Noor Pahlavi, Arielle Patrick, Tripoli Patterson, Emma Portner, Joshua Pulman, Dana Prussian, Steven R. Sachs, Sydney Sadick, Ally Shapiro, Shari Siadat, Jack Siebert, Elise Taylor, Tourmaline, Melissa Urfirer Gottesman, Timo Weiland, and Jake Wildstein

Midsummer Dinner


Artist Tomashi Jackson

Midsummer Honorary Chair
Dorothy Lichtenstein

Midsummer Dinner Co-Chairs
Deborah F. Bancroft and Preston T. Phillips

Midsummer Dinner Host Committee
Mary and Howard S. Frank, Christina and Alan MacDonald, Sandy and Stephen Perlbinder, Patti and Mark Renton, and Robin and Frederic M. Seegal

Cosmos:    $100,000 – Includes 12 tickets, premier seating
Sky:            $50,000 – Includes 12 tickets, premier seating
Ocean:       $25,000 – Includes 12 tickets, preferred seating
Bay:            $15,000 – Includes 10 tickets (Limited availability)
Meadow:   $2,500 per ticket
Garden:     $1,500 per ticket (wait list only)

Midsummer Family 

A lively afternoon for families featuring a performance by the National Circus project and a creative workshop with artist Nathan Carter.

Tickets are no longer available for this event

Midsummer Family Co-Chairs
Samantha Brand and Darice Fadeyi

Midsummer Weekend Sponsor

Midsummer Dinner Sponsor

Midsummer Dance Sponsor

Midsummer Dance Wine and Vodka Sponsors
Harridan Vodka
Whispering Angel

All events are held outdoors on the Mildred C. Brinn covered terrace.

Can’t attend? We are grateful for your support!



For further inquiries, please email or call 631-283-2118 x133.