Veneralia100 patron committee

Join chairs Lauren Giles and J. Kirk Edwards to celebrate the journey of 100 years, and experience the first steps towards 100 more with a sneak peek at a special centennial gift. 

All proceeds from Veneralia support museum exhibitions and educational programs.

Purchase Tickets

The Georges Ricard Foundation

Patron Committee
Jean Astrop
Betty Jo Currie
Sally Gladden
Gail Habif
Lindsay Marshall
Sybil Ralston
Eleanor Ridley
Joan Sammons
Elizabeth Morgan Spiegel



A distinctive menu of sponsorship levels and benefits is available here.

Gold Sponsors


Fidelity Bank logo     Times3


Silver Sponsors


Delta Air Lines logo     Magnum     National Distributing     Northern Trust     Robert Long      


Bronze Sponsors

Emory Point     JP MorganImage removed.


Gold Benefactors
Chris Carlos
Suzanne and Donald Leebern

Silver Benefactors
Sally and Jim Morgens
Harshna and Pyush Patel

Bronze Benefactors
Tara and Richard Aaronson

Sally and Joe Gladden
Jiong and Baxter Jones
Eleanor Ridley
Dina and Ed Snow

Jean Astrop
Dirk and Tim Burns
Nancy and Randall Burkett
Marifred and Sal Cilella
Betty Jo and Andy Currie
J. Kirk Edwards
Lauren Giles
Gail and Michael Habif
Judy Hemenway
Marguerite Ingram
Pat and John Laszlo
Elaine Levin
Lindsay Marshall and Courtenay Beebe
Sajal and Jay Patel
Sybil Ralston
Cindy and John Rooker
Joan Sammons
Laura and Carter Smith
Elizabeth Morgan Spiegel
Becky and Sid Yarbrough


Silent Auction

  • Four nights at the historic Fairmont Banff Springs
  • A night away close to home at the Waldorf Astoria Buckhead
  • An unforgettable day at the Porsche Experience
  • Two custom-tailored shirts from Q Clothier at Ponce City Market
  • Massage or aerial yoga session with Krista Harris, LMT
  • A basket of Belle Isle moonshine including such flavors as honey habanero, blood orange, and cold brew coffee
  • An escape to Napa Valley (includes airfare and three nights at the Meritage Resort & Spa)
  • Signed copy of Merrily Baird's out-of-print Symbols of Japan with Japanese accessories from Baird's collection
  • Tour and tasting for six at Xocolatl's chocolate kitchen
  • Dinner at your favorite Buckhead Life restaurant
  • VIP tickets to the Atlanta Braves
  • Tickets to La Cenerentola at the Atlanta Opera
  • Trina Turk $500 shopping experience

To bid in absentee or for more information about the auction, contact Jennifer Long. 


Contact Information

Jennifer Long or 404-727-2115