Monday, February 14, 2022

Save the Date for "Great Conversations" on April 27!





14th Annual Great Conversations
in-person, taking all the necessary safety precautions!

WHEN: Wednesday, April 27, 2022, 6:00PM – Cocktail Reception, 7:15PM – Dinner
Birchwood Manor, Whippany, NJ

GREAT CONVERSATIONS is a unique gala event that gives guests the opportunity to dine and talk with a prominent individual while supporting the arts! Our conversationalists are made up of 25 honored guests who contribute to the diverse character of our community including: artists, top business leaders, world-class performers, entrepreneurs, authors, scientists, culinary stars, and more.

Attendees are asked to select their top five conversationalists in advance and will be assigned to sit with one of their top choices the night of the event. We invite you to take advantage of this unique evening of exchanging ideas while savoring a delicious meal, refreshing drink, and great conversation.


Santiago Cohen – Cartoonist, illustrator, fine artist, and author 

Maria Kowroski – NYC Ballet former Principal Ballerina; Acting Artistic Director of the NJ Ballet Company

Andrea Lekberg – Founder, owner and pastry chef at The Artist Baker

Jim McGreevey – Former Governor of NJ; Chairman of New Jersey ReEntry Corporation

Dr. Benjamin Strauss – CEO and Chief Scientist of Climate Central

We will announce our full line-up of Conversationalists soon!

Be sure to MARK YOUR CALENDAR for a chance to connect with these distinguished people and learn about the work, insights, and experiences that shaped their lives.

For more information or sponsorship opportunities, please contact Gina Moran, Director of Development at 973.476.3643.