The American Museum Of Natural History's Annual Gala

by CHRISTOPHER CONFESSORE · November 21, 2008

[Photo by JOE SCHILDHORN, PMc]

Last night, the American Museum of Natural History held its Annual Gala. Guests enjoyed cocktails in the Roosevelt Rotunda, dinner and dancing in Milstein Hall, with a live performance by Jon Bon Jovi and a live auction conducted by Jamie Niven of Sotheby's. Museum President Ellen V. Futter and the Gala chairs, Jodie and John Eastman, Kathy and Tom Freston, Lisamaria and Philip Falcone, Alice and Lorne Michaels, Jane and Brian Williams, and Laura and Robert Sillerman welcomed seemingly the whole cast of SNL.

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Other guests included: Conan O'Brien, Stephen Colbert, Tina Fey, Jimmy Fallon, Catherine Alden, William Goodman IV, Evelyn McGee, David and Julie Koch, Nancy Lynn, Marcia Mishaan, and Mayor Bloomberg.

Lisa Marie Falcone Lisa Maria Falcone

Kristen Wiig, Will Arnett, Amy Poehler, Lorne Michaels, Ellen Futter

Brian and Jane Williams

Marcia Mishaan Nancy Lynn

Evelyn McGee, Stephen Colbert, Catherine Alden, William Goodman IV

Tom and Kathy Freston, Judy Byrd Blaylock, Ron Blaylock