2019 DIA Gala

Eugene A. Gargaro, Jr., Chairman of the Board and Dr. Salvador Salort-Pons, Director, President and CEO warmly invite you to the Detroit Institute of Arts’ Gala Celebration commemorating the opening of Detroit Collects: Selections of African American Art from Private Collections.

A Benefit for the Detroit Institute of Arts, 5200 Woodward Ave Detroit, MI 48202

$50,000 Sponsors

Chemical Bank


Richard & Jane Manoogian Foundation

$25,000 Sponsors


Boyd Beauty

Delta Air Lines

Edward C. and Linda Dresner Levy Foundation


Ford Motor Company

Edsel B. and Cynthia N. Ford

Jennifer and Dan Gilbert

Tom Gores Family Foundation

James and Nancy Grosfeld

Henry Ford Health System & Wright Lassiter, III

Honigman LLP

Siebert Cisneros Shank & Co.

Arn and Nancy Tellem

Molly and Mark Valade

Rhonda Welburn

Catherine and Nathan Forbes

$10,000 Sponsors

Chris & Kelle Ilitch

MGM Grand Detroit

Corporate Travel

Montecello Associates

UBS/Edward Sui

Mark and Molly Valade

Rhonda Welburn


  • Leland Calloway & Tony Smith
  • Drs. Charles and Anne Boyd
  • Suzanne Shank and Sean Werdlow
  • Celeste Watkins-Hayes & Rejji Hayes
  • Nate & Cathy Forbes
  • Arn and Nancy Tellem


  • Nettie Seabrooks
  • Andrew & Gayle Camden
  • Lorna Thomas
  • Walter & Linda Evans
  • Roy & Maureen Roberts
  • Gene & Mary Anne Gargaro