Vatican Splendors East Coast Premiere Gala

Vatican Splendors exhibit at The Franklin Institute

Friday, September 18, 2015

7:00 to 11:00 pm

Nicholas and Athena Karabots Pavilion
The Franklin Institute
222 North 20th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103


First entry to the Vatican Splendors exhibition
Italian-themed tapas-style dinner

Hands-on science
Live entertainment and dancing
Valet parking on 20th Street
Festive cocktail attire

Sneak peak of the exhibit

The exhibition is organized and circulated in conjunction with the Congregazione per l’Evangelizzazione dei popoli of the Vatican City State. The exhibition is produced by Evergreen Exhibitions in association with The Franklin Institute.

  • Vatican Splendors Event Committee


    Patsy and Ed Garno
    Kim and Ed Garno
    Toni and Bob Garrison
    Nancy and Bob Garrison
    Frances and James Maguire
    Megan Maguire Nicoletti

  • Members

    William and Sharon Avery
    Renee B. Booth, Ph.D.
    Cindy Boughton
    Susan and Tim Buckley
    Ann and Jerry Calvert
    Maryann and Michael Camardo
    Thomas A. Caramanico
    Pete and Diane Classen
    Alice and Craig Cullen
    Jacqueline J. and James D. Delaney
    Louisa and Roger Egleston
    Mr. and Mrs. Michael J. Emmi
    Maureen and John Fries
    Elizabeth H. Gemmill
    Grete and Martyn Greenacre
    Ellen and Ed Hanway
    Hollie and Jamie Holt
    Rosie and Lee Hymerling
    Charles Imbesi
    Frances and Michael Jones
    Robert J. Juliano
    Melanie Katzmann
    Stephen E. Kelly and Michelle McQuality Kelly
    Molly and Ken Lawrence
    Drs. John and Regina Lepore
    Charisse R. Lillie
    Nicole and Sean Linehan
    Ira Lubert and Pamela Estadt
    Jamie and Lisa Maguire
    Miriam and Sonny Mandell
    Sandy and David Marshall
    Maureen Brennan-Miller and David J. Miller
    Lauren and Don Morel
    Eliana Papadakis
    Pam and Hobie Porter
    Jeannine and Darren Pulito
    Clair Raubenstine, KM, KCHS and Jeanne Raubenstine, DM, LCHS
    Anne and Bruce Robinson
    Connie and Milton Rock
    Randy and Nancy Ronning
    Joyce Seewald Sando
    Esther and Michael P. Schwartz
    H. David Seegul and Barbara Mozino Seegul
    B. Daniel Seltzer, CPCU
    Joel C. Shapiro and Carolyn R. Hartman
    Ann and Hal Sorgenti
    Joan N. Stern
    Maud and Brian Tierney
    Tina Wells

    To learn how you can get involved with the event committee, call Marci Generose at 215-448-1352 or email at
    List as of July 10, 2015