Pick Your Poison Gala

Guests enjoyed an evening to benefit the Milwaukee Public Museum with great food and beverages, unique auction items, dancing, and surprises at every turn!

Thanks to all everyone who joined us for this amazing event!men and women dressed up for party

Date and Time

Saturday, October 13, 2018
6:00 p.m. – Midnight

Gala Co-Chairs

Angie and Eric Lenzen
Cheri and Miller Newton


The 32nd Annual Gala themed “Pick Your Poison” highlighted The Power of Poison, a remarkable traveling exhibit opening at MPM in early 2019. Guests supported and celebrated MPM while exploring the surprising role of poison in nature, human health and history, literature, and myth. 


With inquiries for 2019, please contact Debbie Mitchelson at 414-278-6138.

Gala Sponsors

Co-Presenting Sponsors

HB logo   PKWARE   

Event Sponsors

Lighting Sponsor

Coffee Bar Sponsor

Welcome & Registration Sponsor
Robertson Ryan & Associates

Live Auction Raffle Sponsorr
Holton Brothers, Inc.

Table Sponsors

Gold Level Table Sponsors
BMO Harris Bank
CG Schmidt, Inc.
Jeffrey C. Kasch Foundation-Margaret and Elizabeth Kasch
Northwestern Mutual Foundation
We Energies

Silver Level Table Sponsors
Badger Meter
Briggs & Stratton
JP Cullen
Landmark Healthcare Facilities, LLC
Quarles & Brady LLP

Bronze Level Table Sponsors
Associated Bank
Baker Tilly
Brewers Community Foundation
Clement Leasing, Inc./Mary and Ross Read
The Cudahy Foundation
Davis & Kuelthau s.c.
Foley & Lardner LLP
Founders 3 Real Estate Services, Inc.
Holz Motors
Johnson Controls, Inc.
Johnson Financial Group
Kapco, Inc.
Marcus Corporation
Jack and Patti McKeithan
Meridian Industries, Inc.
Michael Best & Friedrich LLP
Northern Trust Bank
Rinka Chung Architecture

Additional Support

In-Kind Print Sponsor
RR Donnelley

Auction Underwriters
Grey Stone Foundation
Holton Brothers. Inc.
Kami and Robert Joseph
Mercedes-Benz of Milwaukee North
Walker Forge, Inc.