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201 10th St. W

Bradenton, FL 34205

26th Annual Gala

26th Annual Gala

From low-and no-cost programming to its state-of-the-art Bishop Planetarium and Manatee Rehabilitation Program, the South Florida Museum plays a central role in the life of the community. This annual event celebrates the Museum and all it provides to the community. It also supports its collections and programs.

Please join us for the Museum’s 26th Annual Gala — “Expanding Our Universe” — at 6 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 3. Presented by Bank of America, the evening will include a fabulous dinner, dancing, auction and more! Tickets are $200.

To sponsor the event or purchase tickets, please contact Laurie Voight by phone at 941.216.3463 or by email at

Thank You to Our Presenting Sponsor

Thank You to Our Silver Sponsors



Thank You to Our Corporate Partners

Thank You to Our Table Sponsors

Thank You to Our Underwriters

  • Gunster
  • Martha Marlar, Jayne Kocher & Premier Sotheby’s International Realty
  • Esposito Law Group, P.A.
  • Sarasota Ford
  • The Blend Institute