Pot of Gold

45th annual Pot of Gold Arts Gala & Auction

With the help of volunteers, sponsors, and donors, the annual Pot of Gold auction is a signature event for the museum. Since its inception in 1978, the Pot of Gold auction supports the museum’s operating budget, education initiatives, and special programs. 

This year, we can’t wait to have you back in the museum to celebrate being together again. Now in its 45th year, we are celebrating by “An Evening the Enchanted Forest”. We are encouraging guests to wear black to this year’s Pot of Gold for the magical themed evening.

Live Auction Items

Our live auction is the highlight of the night with an opportunity to win some great experiences such as tickets to concerts and sporting events, dinners, and trips! 

  • A Private Concert with Classical Guitarist Anthony Glise
  • A One Week House Rental in San Miguel, Mexico
  • Dinner with the Carol and Eric Fuson, the Executive Director
  • A One Year Golf Membership with the Dormie Networks
  • An Airplane Ride over St. Joseph
  • A Dickensian Holiday Getaway to Galveston, Texas
  • A Handmade Occasional Table by Cliff Weiser
  • Mystery Crate (we can’t tell you!)
    … and other great prizes!
    Home Rental in San Miguel

    Membership with the Dormie Network

    Dickens Festival in Galveston

How to Participate

Saturday, April 29, 2023


General Admission – $100

Includes dinner and access to the Live Auction

Table of 8 – $800

Bring the whole entourage! Includes dinner for eight guests and access to the Live Auction

Pre-Party and General Admission – $150

Includes exclusive access to the Pre-Party, dinner, and Live Auction.


General Admission and After Party – $150

Includes dinner, Live Auction, and exclusive access to the After Party (SOLD OUT)

Pre-Party, General Admission and After Party – $175

Includes exclusive access to the Pre-Party, dinner, Live Auction and access to the After-Party (SOLD OUT).

A tax-deductible amount of $60 per $100 ticket, $100 per $150 ticket,
or $115 per $175 ticket is applicable, or $480 of Table of 8 Package.

Gourmet Menu by Gina’s Cafe and Catering

featuring Chef Regina Calderwood

To Start

Spring Vegetable Salad with Citrus Scallion Dressing


Choice of:

Fresh Herb Salmon or Beef Medallions with Morel Peppercorn Sauce


Garlic Whipped Potatoes, Roasted Asparagus with Truffle Oil and Rolls with Butter


Chocolate Fudge Cake with Fresh Berries and Cream

Interested in being a sponsor? We have great perks. Become a Sponsor today.

Do you have an item to donate to the live auction or silent auction? Send us an email.

Ready to get involved with the event? Lend your talents as part of the Events Committee. Send us an email.

Can’t join us in person? Give us a call for more information or to make your max bid or bid over the phone. 816-233-7003.