Eat'n Park Hospitality Group

The Great Night Gala

June 08, 2023

10 Children's Way, Pittsburgh, PA, USA

Get ready to dance the night away at the Great Night Gala, celebrating the Museum's 40th Birthday!

Have a blast at our annual Great Night Gala, doubling as the Museum's 40th birthday bash! Dust off your dancing shoes, enjoy a delicious meal, and join us for our biggest fundraiser of the year. There will be magicians, balloon artists, caricature artist, birthday games, and plenty of candles to blow out! Free valet parking will be available.

Great Friend of Children Awardee

Farnam Jahanian

2023 Great Night Gala Chairs

David J. Malone and Amy Baron Brourman


5:30PM: Open bar and hors d'oeurvres 

7:00PM: Seated dinner, prepared by All in Good Taste Productions

9:00PM - 11:00PM: Dessert and dancing

Purchase tickets here

2023 Great Night Gala Event Planning Committee

Melissa Bizyak
Jen Broadhurst
Chris Daley
Michael Duckworth
Jennifer Kilgore
Karen Larrimer
Alexandra McCrossin
Matthew Meade
Tom Mole
Evan Rosenberg
Penny Zacharias

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Previous Great Friend of Children Recipients:

Kim and Curt Fleming
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

2023 Great Night Gala Host Committee

Lynn Gagne and Evan Rosenberg
Judy Horgan
Quinn Johnson and Brian Edelman
Karen L. and James Larrimer
Blaise V. and Katharine H. Larkin
Richard I. Lerach and Elizabeth E. Krans
Anne V. Lewis
Thelma Lovette Morris and Gregory A. Morris, Ph.D.
Jennifer Owen and Cory Cope
Sabrina Saunders Mosby
Kyle Solomon
Robert and Andi Stein
Betsy and Tom Teti
Jane Werner and Bob Rutkowski

2023 Great Night Gala Kindness Sponsors


PNC Bank



The Buhl Foundation

2023 Great Night Gala Innovation Sponsors


Bank of America

Claude Worthington Benedum Foundation

2023 Great Night Gala Joy Sponsor 

BNY Mellon

Carnegie Mellon University

The Pittsburgh Foundation

Pittsburgh Steelers

2023 Great Night Gala Creativity Sponsors


Eat'n Park Hospitality Group, Inc.  University of Pittsburgh School of EducationEckert SeamansHUB InternationalOxford Development Group McGuireWoods LLP

MSA Safety, Inc.

Duquesne Light CompanyBaird

2023 Great Night Gala Creativity Sponsors (continued)

Grossman Yank Ford LLC

The Heinz Endowments


K&L Gates LLP


PJ Dick - Trumbull - Lindy Group

Merrill Lynch

Schneider Downs

2023 Great Night Gala Creativity Sponsors (continued)



Pittsburgh Penguins

Faros Properties

Confluence Financial Partners

Evoqua Water Technologies, Inc.

Western Pennsylvania Surgery Center


2023 Great Night Gala Contributor Sponsors and Donors

S&T BankMascaro Construction

Hosted By

Children's Museum of Pittsburgh


10 Children's Way, Pittsburgh, PA, USA