Museum of the American Revolution Opening Gala

Attending the Museum of the American Revolution opening gala were (from left) board member John Aglialoro, Joan Carter, Dean Malissa as Gorge Washington, Dottie Giordano and her husband Frank, CEO of the Philly Pops on April 8, 2017

More than 600 people attended the Museum of the American Revolution Opening Gala on April 8, including Tom Brokaw, Mayor Kenney, former Gov. Ed Rendell, and business leaders David Cohen and Leslie Anne Miller. Guests enjoyed a VIP reception in the museum with cocktails and hors d'oeuvres and a chance to tour the building on Third Street. Dinner under a large tent followed. The $1 million raised will support the museum's first-year operating costs and expenses.