The Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum to hold Prohibition-themed Gala

LMMM 2021 Gala Live Auction with Lawrence Cafero & attendees, 2021, courtesy of Sarah Grote Photography (LMMM contributed)

Norwalk, CT – On October 15, 2022, at 7 p.m. at 295 West Avenue, Norwalk, CT, the Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum will hold a Speakeasy Gala co-chaired by LMMM Trustees Shannon O’Toole Giandurco and Kathleen Custis. Tickets for the event are $275 and seating is limited, with all proceeds to benefit the Museum’s educational and cultural programs.

LMMM’s Speakeasy Gala will feature notables of the era, an all-original 1926 Ford Model T owned by Peggy and Don Morey, Prohibition-themed rooms, jazz, games, live and silent auctions, a preview of the exhibition titled, Hues of Freedom, curated by artist/designer and LMMM Trustee Gail Ingis, and the ongoing exhibition, Making It Last: Sustainable Fashion in Victorian America, sponsored in part by CT Humanities.

Ms. O’Toole Giandurco said, “This is an exciting evening where people can come together to help us support history, arts, and education, as well as a National Historic Landmark that is one of Connecticut’s most inspiring and treasured destinations.”

The Museum’s 2022 Gala will be generously sponsored in part by Gala Media Sponsor: Moffly Media; Gala Graphic Design Sponsor: Miggs B Design; Gala Benefactors: Fairfield County Bank, David Scott Parker Architects, and Windsong Global; Gala Sustainers: Spinnaker Real Estate Partners LLC and Seaman Construction Inc. The 2022 Season is made possible by CT Humanities with generous funding provided by Connecticut State Department of Economic and Community Development/Connecticut Office of the Arts (COA) from the Connecticut State Legislature; LMMM’s Founding Patrons: The Estate of Mrs. Cynthia Clark Brown; LMMM’s Leadership Patrons: The Sealark Foundation; LMMM’s 2022 Season Distinguished Benefactors: The City of Norwalk, The Maurice Goodman Foundation, and Lockwood-Mathews Foundation Inc. For more information on the Gala, please visit

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