2018 Dinner and Silent Auction

A Rich History for a Brighter Future!

Join the Richmond Museum of History for a special event to raise funds for our K-12 school group program.

The Museum established a formal field trip program during the 2017/8 academic year offering transportation scholarships, free admission, and faciliated educational activities to classes from local schools. We served over 1,000 students between February and May 2018!! We need your help to continue this important program, so we can bring each and every child to the Richmond Museum of History during their time in the West Contra Costa Unified School District!?

Matthew Duffy, Superintendent of West Contra Costa Unified School District will be delivering a keynote speech.

Cost: $100 per person.?

Tickets will be on sale through the day of the event! Online ticket sales are now closed.

Please email us at melinda@richmondmuseum.org or call (510) 235-7387 to reserve your seats.?

Choose Your Meal


Check out a full list of our Silent Auction items!?

Item Donor Company/Org Value
Ratautoille Print from Pixar Lindsay Kraybill Museum Staff! $450
1 Night Stay Burlington Hotel Burlington Hotel $200
General Admission Tix (4) FAM SF FAM SF $15 x 4 = $60
General Admission Tix (4) Walt Disney Museum Walt Disney Museum $25 x 4 = $100
1 Family Pass Oakland Zoo Oakland Zoo $90
General Admission Tix (4) Cont Jewish Museum Cont Jewish Museum
General Admission Tix (2) ACT ACT
Tix (2) Adventure Cat Sailing Adventure Cat Sailing $90
4 bottles of wine Steve Brown Santa Rosa Plumbing $160
Private History Tour of Pt Richmond K Buchanan RMA/PRHA $100
Tix (2) SF MOMA SF MOMA $50
Tix (2) SF Giants Vs. Padres -/25 Republic Sanitary Republic Sanitary $330+ parking
Tix (4) – Men’s Soccer Game Hayley Witt Stanford Athletics $40
Wine Debbie Cristiano Page Mill
Local History LIbrary Various
Tix (2) Leah Curran Oakland Ballet $100
1 signed puck SJ Sharks $30
1 Sponsor-level membership Victor BAMPFA $175
Tour & Tasting (4) Erin Spirit Works $80
Fun Pack Pier 39 Pier 39 $163
Family Pass (2) -$45 each SS Jeremiah O’Brien SS Jeremiah O’Brien $90
3 bottles of wine + tasting cards Matt Railla Wine Guerrilla $74
10-Yr Club Football SF 49ers SF 49ers $50
2 adults 2 kids tickets Bay Area Children’s Theatre $104
2 sets of A’s Tickets John Z MA Hays
Signed Photo – Derek Law SF Giants $60
2 Tickets (Rear Cabaret/Balcony) Beach Blanket Babylon
Trader Joe’s Chocolate gift basket Lynn Maack Museum Personnel $50
Richmond History Basket Maack/Brown Museum Personnel $65
Taste of the United Kingdom basket Lynn Maack Museum Personnel $30
Anette’s Chocolates basket Lynn Maack Museum Personnel $40
4th of July basket Jayma Brown Museum Personnel $60
Sip n Spill Package Lagunitas Brewing Co $90
Tickets Berkeley Rep $160
Vintage Wines El Sobrante Historical
Dolphin Cruise Petaluma River Dolphin Cruise $80
2018 #1 A Navarro Cellar Sampler, 12pack I. Brooks-Myers Richmond Art Center $300
2011 Cabernet Sauvignon Magnum L. Maack Museum Personnel $175

Many thanks to our generous event sponsors!

Rosemary and Doug Corbin? ? ? John Ziesenhenne? ? ?Inez Brooks-Myers

 

Exhibit Preview Pioneers to the Present: Jews of Richmond & Contra Costa County

Temple Beth Hillel?s New Speakers Series Sunday, May 20 at 2:00 PM

Temple Beth Hillel?s new Speaker Series begins?Sunday, May 20, 2018, 2:00 p.m.?and will feature?Melinda McCrary, the Executive Director?of the Richmond Museum of History. McCrary will discuss the latest exhibition the Museum is developing,??Pioneers to the Present: Jews of Richmond and Contra Costa County,? ?scheduled to open in November 2018.?The exhibit will cover local Jewish history from the Gold Rush pioneers to the present concentrating on how the Jewish community helped shape the life and growth of the area.?Enjoy a nosh and learn how?Temple Beth Hillel?also contributed to the area?s development. 

Open to the Community – $5 suggested donation.?

Exhibit Preview Pioneers to the Present: Jews of Richmond & Contra Costa County

Temple Beth Hillel?s New Speakers Series Sunday, May 20 at 2:00 PM

Temple Beth Hillel?s new Speaker Series begins?Sunday, May 20, 2018, 2:00 p.m.?and will feature?Melinda McCrary, the Executive Director?of the Richmond Museum of History. McCrary will discuss the latest exhibition the Museum is developing,??Pioneers to the Present: Jews of Richmond and Contra Costa County,? ?scheduled to open in November 2018.?The exhibit will cover local Jewish history from the Gold Rush pioneers to the present concentrating on how the Jewish community helped shape the life and growth of the area.?Enjoy a nosh and learn how?Temple Beth Hillel?also contributed to the area?s development. 

Open to the Community – $5 suggested donation.?

2018 Annual Membership Meeting

The Richmond Museum Association (RMA) Annual Meeting will take place on Sunday, February 25, at 2:00 p.m. at the Museum, 400 Nevin Avenue.
The Annual Meeting is for members of the RMA.
On the agenda will be reports of the 2017 activities of the Richmond Museum of History and the SS Red Oak Victory and the election of Directors to the RMA Board for three-year terms.
On the recommended slate are incumbents Rich Chivers, Steve Gilford, Pat Pearson and Lydia Stewart, all returning for an additional term.
Refreshments will be served, and there is no charge for this event.
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