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Splendor Gala
Saturday, October 21, 2017

Splendor—a black tie affair supporting the Wadsworth Atheneum—will return to the museum for its 10th Anniversary event, inspired by the Gilded Age.

Click here to preview our live auction items, and begin bidding on our silent auction collection!

Schedule of Festivities:

6:00 – 7:30pm
Cocktails and Hors d’oeuvres

6:00 – 9:30pm
Silent Auction

7:45 – 8:30pm
Program and Dinner

Live Auction

9:30 – 11:30pm
Dancing, Cigar and Brandy Salon

Auction Checkout


Please direct any questions or RSVPs to:


Leading Sponsor




Corporate Sponsor



Corporate Table Sponsors
Cheryl Chase & Stuart Bear Family Foundation, Inc.
Consigli Construction
The Hartford Financial Services
The Hartford Steam Boiler Inspection & Insurance Company
Hoffman Auto Group
The Travelers Companies, Inc.
University of Hartford
Waqas Wajahat
Zachs Family Foundation, Inc.

Grand Patrons
Duff Ashmead & Eric Ort
Mary & David Dangremond
Emilie & Raul de Brigard
Sara & Thomas J. Loughman
James B. Lyon
Joyce & Andrew J. Mandell
Sharon & Henry R. Martin
Agnes & William Peelle
Mrs. Millard H. Pryor, Jr. & Ms. Esther Pryor

Table Hosts
Simon Abrahms
Susan & Frederick Copeland, Jr.
Carol L. Covello & The Honorable Alfred V. Covello
Dr. James & Mally Cox-Chapman
Laura Harris & Joseph B. Solodow
Sharon & David Jepson
Gerry Lupacchino & Lynn Beaulieu
Jay Morton & Michael Phillips
Eileen & Elliott Pollack
Marguerite Rose
Linda & David Roth
Susan & Joel Rottner
Marie-Claire & Jean-Pierre van Rooy
Barbara & Thomas Ward
Karen Cronin Wheat & John H. P. Wheat

Barnes Group Foundation, Inc.
Bradley, Foster & Sargent, Inc.
Simsbury Bank & Trust
Sonepar USA

Invitations graciously underwritten by:
Hy & Remy Schwartz