May 11th, 2017, from 7:00PM, Morris-Jumel Mansion Fundraising Gala, 65 Jumel Terrace. Inspired by Duke Ellington’s quote proclaiming the Morris-Jumel Mansion the jewel of sugar hill, the museums Spring 2016 fundraising event will transform the mansion and Roger Morris Park into the hottest jazz speakeasy since the roaring 20s. At the mansions on-site gala, guests will enjoy trying their luck at a variety of vintage casino games while listening to live music from this iconic time in American history. Throughout the night raffle prizes will be awarded with the evening culminating in a grand raffle not to be missed.
This event will also serve as the unveiling of recent conservation work throughout the museum. Proceeds from this event will support the museums array of dynamic and diverse programming. More details and ticket purchases at the MJM site: LINK