Annual Gala

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MPM’s 34th Annual Gala is going virtual!

While the format will change, the experience will feature all that makes the MPM Gala one of the best in town! Included in the 2020 event: great food, fine wine, unique auction items, and Museum fun.

Support for the Gala assists in maximizing MPM’s education and accessibility programs, while helping to enhance the Museum’s research, collections, and visitor experiences.

Date and Time

Main Event:  Saturday, October 17, 2020
Live Stream Program Begins at  8:00 p.m. 


Invitations will be mailed in September.
Reservations will be accepted beginning September 8.
The Gala Auction will go live on October 9, 2020 at


Sponsorships are available. Please contact Debbie Mitchelson at or 414-278-6138 to secure your Gala sponsorship. Click here to see available sponsorships.

Presenting Sponsor

northwestern mutual      

Honorary Gala Chairs
Anne & Don Roberston

Northwestern Mutual Foundation

Gold Level Sponsors 
CG Schmidt, Inc. 
We Energies Foundation

Bronze Level Sponsors
Badger Meter, Inc.
Holz Motors
Husco International
JP Cullen

Event Sponsors
Production Sponsor: Anne & Don Roberston
Behind the Scenes Sponsor: Graef
Welcome Sponsor: Robertson Ryan & Associates