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Thank You For Coming to the Great Night Gala!


Because of you, the Great Night Gala was able to raise over $300,000 to support the Children's Museum of Pittsburgh's innovative, hands-on exhibits and programs for over 263,000 children, youth and families this year. Thank you, and we hope to see you again next year!

Need to pick up your auction winnings?

You may claim your auction winnings during the Museum's open hours at our Admissions Desk. Please email [email protected] at least 24 hours in advance so we may prepare your package for you.

For support in redeeming your auction package or if you have any other questions, please contact Erika Schuster at [email protected], or call 412.551.5737. 

Great Friend of Children Awardees

Kim & Curt Fleming

2022 Great Night Gala Chair

Kevin Walker

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Previous Great Friend of Children Recipients:

The Burke Family
PPG Foundation
Joanne Rogers
The Heinz Endowments
PNC Foundation, Grow Up Great
Junior League founders, Henry Gailliot, Ron Wertz
Celebrated the opening of the Park
Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield 
Judy Horgan
Women of Literacy: Margaret Kimmel, Joan Brest Friedberg, Amy Kellman and Elizabeth Segel (Beginning with Books)
T. Berry Brazelton, M.D. (Child Development Specialist)
Margo Lovelace
Eric Carle
The United Way's Early Childhood Initiative
Dr. C. Everett Koop
Jim Henson (accepted by Jane Henson)
Fred Rogers & Anne Lewis

2022 Great Night Gala Presenting Sponsor


Duquesne Light Co.

2022 Great Night Gala Title Sponsors





2022 Great Night Gala Premier Sponsors



Mascaro Construction

Bank of America

Pittsburgh Steelers

Baird / Heffron-Tillotson

2022 Great Night Gala Contributing Sponsor 

Arconic FoundationEYSchneider DownsEat'n Park Hospitality GroupEckert Seamans  K&L GatesThe Pittsburgh FoundationBNY MellonAssured Partners


University of Pittsburgh's School of Education


2022 Great Night Gala Additional Sponsors and Donors:


S&T Bank

 ECHO Realty

Grossman Yanak & Ford LLP

2022 Great Night Gala Host Committee

Melissa Bizyak

Jen and Brooks Broadhurst

Kirk Burkley and Penny Zacharias

Michael Duckworth and Tracy Howe

Lynn Gagne and Evan Rosenberg

Quinn Johnson and Brian Edleman

Adam Kelson and Carly Wilson

Jennifer and Todd Kilgore

Marty Kurta and Mary Ringgold

Blaise and Katharine Larkin

Karen and Jim Larrimer

Richard I. Lerach and Elizabeth E. Krans

Jane Werner and Robert Rutkowski

Chef Chaz Smith


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2022 Gala Event Planning Committee

Melissa Bizyak

Jen Broadhurst

Michael Duckworth

Jennifer Kilgore

Karen Larrimer

Alexandra McCrossin

Matt Meade

Greta Rooney

Evan Rosenberg 

Hosted By

Children's Museum of Pittsburgh


10 Children's Way, Pittsburgh, PA, USA