The National Liberty Museum’s annual Glass Auction & Gala is our signature fundraiser and the premier glass auction in the region. All proceeds benefit the NLM’s education and outreach programs.

Review sponsorship levels and reserve your sponsorship below, or use a printed form to reserve your sponsorship by mail or fax.

  1. Diamond Presenting Sponsorship $25,000

    Each Diamond Presenting Sponsorship enables 2,500 students to participate in our Museum Learning Experiences (FMV $2,080)

    • ONE VIP TABLE FOR TEN (10) guests at the Auction Gala on Saturday, 10/7, including access to the pre-Auction Cocktail Reception and Silent Auction Preview, and premier seating for dinner
    • SIX (6) guests at the Glass Auction & Gala Preview Party honoring Pearl Dick, Thursday, 10/5
    • SIX (6) guests at select NLM membership programs held throughout the year
    • Free one-year Museum membership for family and/or employees
    • 10% discount year-long for family and/or employees on Museum merchandise
    • Gorgeous commemorative glass sculpture for your home or office
    • Two-page spread in Auction Book (submission deadline of 8/18)
    • Recognition at the Auction Gala, on all printed materials, the NLM website, and social media

    Reserve your sponsorship now.

  2. Ruby Sponsorship $15,000

    Each Ruby Sponsorship enables 1,500 students to participate in our Museum Learning Experiences (FMV $1,640)

    • EIGHT (8) TICKETS to the Auction Gala on Saturday, 10/7, including access to the pre-Auction Cocktail Reception and Silent Auction Preview, and premier seating for dinner
    • FOUR (4) guests at the Glass Auction & Gala Preview Party honoring Pearl Dick, Thursday, 10/5
    • FOUR (4) guests at select NLM membership programs held throughout the year
    • 25% discount off one-year Museum membership for family and/or employees
    • 10% discount year-long for family and/or employees on Museum merchandise
    • Gorgeous commemorative glass sculpture for your home or office
    • One full page in Auction Book (submission deadline of 8/18)
    • Recognition at the Auction Gala, on all printed materials, the NLM website, and social media

    Reserve your sponsorship now.

  3. Emerald Sponsorship $10,000

    Each Emerald Sponsorship helps underwrite four professional development workshops (FMV $1,240)

    • SIX (6) TICKETS to the Auction Gala on Saturday 10/7, including access to the pre-Auction Cocktail Reception and Silent Auction Preview, and excellent seating for dinner
    • TWO (2) guests at the Glass Auction & Gala Preview Party honoring Pearl Dick, Thursday, 10/5
    • 10% discount off one-year Museum membership for family and/or employees
    • 10% discount year-long for family and/or employees on Museum merchandise
    • Gorgeous commemorative glass sculpture for your home or office
    • One full page in Auction Book (submission deadline of 8/18)
    • Recognition at the Auction Gala, on all printed materials, the NLM website, and social media

    Reserve your sponsorship now.

  4. Sapphire Sponsorship $5,000

    Each Sapphire Sponsorship enables 500 students to participate in our Museum Learning Experiences (FMV $800)

    • FOUR (4) TICKETS to the Auction Gala on Saturday 10/7, including access to the pre-Auction Cocktail Reception and Silent Auction Preview, and seated dinner
    • TWO (2) guests at the Glass Auction & Gala Preview Party honoring Pearl Dick, Thursday, 10/5
    • 10% discount year-long for family and/or employees on Museum merchandise
    • Half-page in Auction Book (submission deadline of 8/18)
    • Recognition at the Auction Gala, on all printed materials, the NLM website, and social media

    Reserve your sponsorship now.

  5. Amethyst Sponsorship $3,000

    Each Amethyst Sponsorship enables 300 students to participate in our Museum Learning Experiences (FMV $400)

    • TWO (2) TICKETS to the Auction Gala on Saturday 10/7, including access to the pre-Auction Cocktail Reception and Silent Auction Preview, and seated dinner
    • TWO (2) guests at the Glass Auction & Gala Preview Party honoring Pearl Dick, Thursday, 10/5
    • Half-page in Auction Book (submission deadline of 8/18)
    • Recognition on all printed materials, the NLM website, and social media

    Reserve your sponsorship now.

  6. Pearl Sponsorship $1,500

    Each Pearl Sponsorship helps underwrite one of NLM’s public programs (FMV $350)

    • TWO (2) TICKETS to the Auction Gala on Saturday 10/7, including access to the pre-Auction Cocktail Reception and Silent Auction Preview, and seated dinner
    • Quarter-page in Auction Book (submission deadline of 8/18)

    Reserve your sponsorship now.

For additional information on Glass Auction & Gala sponsorship opportunities, please contact Bridget Purcell at bpurcell@libertymuseum.org or 215-925-2800, ext. 136. 

 

An evening with 94WIP hosts
Ray Didinger and Glen Macnow

Join us on Tuesday evening, July 18, when Ray and Glen present the greatest sports movie clips of all time, focusing on the theme of “overcoming adversity.” Special guests include St. Joe’s Hawks Head Basketball Coach Phil Martelli; Flyers Great Brian Propp; and Voice of the Eagles & Philadelphia Legend Merrill Reese. Food, craft beer, spirits, and a live auction of sports memorabilia. Learn more and buy your tickets here.

Pride Month at NLM

During Pride Month (June 1-30, 2017), we are celebrating heroes in the LGBTQ+ community through highlighted exhibits and special events all month long. When you visit NLM, you’ll learn the stories of those who pushed for progress while helping to support programming that preserves freedom and equality for generations to come. Click here to learn more.

TD Bank Young Heroes Awards... Nominate someone today!

Each year, we look for young people who have championed liberty through civic engagement, resolving conflicts respectfully, promoting diversity, and demonstrating leadership in their school or community. Nominations for our 2017 TD Bank Young Heroes Award have been extended to July 7. Learn more and submit your nomination today!

Transparency,
An LGBT+ Glass Art Exhibition

Opened on Friday, June 2 to coincide with “LGBT Pride Month,” this is the nation’s FIRST museum exhibit of studio glass works produced exclusively by artists of the LGBT+ community. It showcases the diverse subjects, methods, and styles explored by these artists. The work shown here by Pearl Dick is among dozens of works on display. Click here to learn more.

NLM's 2017 Glass Auction & Gala

This year’s GLASS AUCTION & GALA will be held Saturday evening, October 7 at the Sheraton Philadelphia Downtown Hotel, 201 N 17th St, Philadelphia, PA. An outstanding collection of art is being assembled. Sponsorships are available. Our 2017 "Heroes of Liberty" are Stephen & Sandy Sheller. The artist honoree is Pearl Dick from Chicago. Click here for more information.

NLM Travel is headed to Wisconsin

Join the NLM on an arts-filled tour of parts of Wisconsin, Sept. 6-11, 2017. From Milwaukee’s art museums, to private collections, to a stop in beautiful Door County, which juts directly into Lake Michigan, you’ll follow host Arlene Silvers for a one-of-a-kind experience. Click here for more information.