Fundraiser

45th Annual Collage Gala

September 14, 2024

6:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.

at the International Museum of Art & Science

1900 W. Nolana Ave. McAllen, TX 78504

Black Tie | Live Entertainment | Dinner & Open Bar | Valet Parking

6:00 PM – Cocktail Hour
7:30 PM – Dinner
10PM – After Party

Sponsorship available now

For sponsorship details or to donate to the live or silent auction, contact our Development staff.

Anastasia Perez, Director of Development & Marketing, aperez@theimasonline.com, (956)681-2815
Jacqueline Martinez, Development Assistant, jmartinez@theimasonline.com, (956)681-2805

Honoring

College Honoree 2024

Joe Brown

College Honoree 2024

Jim Darling

Tim Smith

at the 45th Annual Collage Gala

Sponsorship

Collage Annual Gala raises 12% of the overall IMAS operating budget.

Your support makes a tremendous impact on our community. Your brand will be represented to IMAS audiences which include visitors from McAllen, the greater RGV, and U.S. and international tourists. Thank you for your interest in becoming a Collage sponsor!

If you are interested in a sponsorship to support the IMAS, please contact our development staff.

Anastasia Perez, Director of Development & Marketing, aperez@theimasonline.com, (956)681-2815
Jacqueline Martinez, Development Assistant, jmartinez@theimasonline.com, (956)681-2805

Early table reservations are available now through sponsorship.

Tickets and tables to Collage Annual Gala will be available in early July.

Please email us for other Collage inquiries including sponsorship, donations, or auction items for the event.

          About

          McAllen International Museum was founded on June 2, 1967 through the efforts of the Women’s Junior Service League and the McAllen City Commission. The McAllen International Museum affectionately known as MIM started operations and opened their doors on October 26, 1969 in a 5,000-sq. ft. building on Quince Avenue. Currently the IMAS serves over 70,000 visitors per year in its 50,000 sq. ft. facility on the corner of Nolana and Bicentennial avenues in the heart of McAllen.


          IMAS
          has delighted visitors by featuring the finest national and international art and science exhibitions while providing exceptionally engaging educational programs since its establishment on June 2, 1967. IMAS is accredited by the American Alliance of Museums (AAM), is a Smithsonian Affiliate, a member of the Association of Science and Technology Centers and Museums for All program.

          Collage Committee

          Saul Sanchez & Carlos Melguizo
          Norma Flores-Ruiz & J. Edgar Ruiz, II

          Gala Co-Chairs

          Lesley Chavez

          Rutchie Contreras

          Bronson Del Rio

          Annette Garcia

          Mariella Gorena

          Sandi Haddad

          Suzy Lee

          Dr. Katherine McAllen

          Cassandra Moreno

          David Perez

          Tashiana Rodriguez

          Norma Flores Ruiz

          Bill Ruppert

          Nicole Aguirre Saenz

          We invite you to participate in the 45th Annual Collage Gala this September 14 at the International Museum of Art & Science. Sponsorships are available now. Contact the IMAS Development department for advance table and ticket reservations available July 1, 2024.



          Your contribution helps us provide enriching exhibitions and programs for our children and the community where over 25% of our population lives in poverty. As the region’s only museum of art and science and an affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution, the IMAS is committed to enhancing the overall quality of life for all members of our community through artistic and scientific enlightenment. Your Collage tickets directly support the IMAS mission.


          Thank you and see you at Collage!

          Early table reservations are available now through sponsorship. Tickets and tables to Collage Annual Gala will be available in early July.
          Please email us for other Collage inquiries including sponsorship, donations, or auction items for the event.