Saturday, October 2, 2021

4-7:30 pm


Join us for our 4th Annual Fundraising Extravaganza: The Art of a Rose in the open-air plazas at the museum. Celebrity Emcee and Auctioneer Matt Rogers will charm you with his wit and captivating energy throughout the evening. Guests will enjoy a wide range of unique live and silent auction items along with a hosted bar, heavy hors d’oeuvres, music and live entertainment sure to amaze. You'll also be the first to view the special exhibition Gary Miltimore: Water and Color celebrating the work of the late artist Gary Miltimore in our Artists' Plaza Gallery.

The event will feature the art of live entertainment! Performances by juggler Michael Rayner, fire dancing by Firestorm entertainment with musical accompaniment by composer and pianist Michael Mortilla and violinist Nicole Garcia. Special guest appearance by American operatic tenor Dennis McNeil.

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During the event, we'll be celebrating and honoring Roy Rose for his donation of an important collection of Catalina paintings to our museum. Many of these paintings will be displayed at the event and a select few will be available for bidding during the evening.

Matt Rogers

Roy Rose

 Our Annual Fundraising Extravaganza is the Catalina Island Museum’s primary fundraiser. Help us reach our goal to raise $350,000 by becoming a sponsor or purchasing tickets today.

$225 per person

Catalina Casual Attire Encouraged

For more information, please contact Kellie Costello at 310-510-4650 or

Please note: Hotel rooms and boat tickets sell out quickly. Be sure to make arrangements early.


Roy Rose

Kellie and Gary Johnson

Jim and Joyce Brown

Ann and Steve Hinchliffe


Steven Mandel, M.D.


Ron and Mary Celeste Bevins

The Bombard Family

Steven C. Schreiner Family

Will and Linda Gassett

John Hinchliffe

Joshua and Jacqueline Pack


Christy Lins

Steve Hinchliffe III

Ann and James Johnson

Patricia Grace Steele

Blanny Avalon Hagenah

Carol Reynolds

Ann and Olin Barrett


Angela and Kevin Strege

Trestle Companies

Sponsorships at all levels are available now. Click here for the full list of sponsorship levels and benefits.

If you are interested in becoming a sponsor, please click here to donate.

Please contact Deputy Director of External Affairs Gail Fornasiere (310-510-4650 or ) with questions or to discuss options