The 2015 Gilder Lehrman Gala

We are pleased to announce that the Gilder Lehrman Institute will honor Mr. and Mrs. Joseph DiMenna, Mr. and Mrs. Robert A. Kinsley, and Professor David Brion Davis at the 2015 Gilder Lehrman Gala. The event will be held at the New York Palace in New York City on Monday, May 11, 2015.

For more information, email Ariel Merrick at [email protected] or call 646-366-9666 ext. 35.

Highlights from the 2014 Gilder Lehrman Gala

Mrs. Laura BushOn Thursday, May 22, more than three hundred guests gathered at the Pierre Hotel in New York City for the Gilder Lehrman Institute’s 3rd Annual Gala. The evening’s honored guest was Mrs. Laura Bush, who received Gilder Lehrman’s “Champion of History” award in tribute to her decades as a leading voice and passionate advocate for literacy and education in schools and libraries.

At the Gala, a video was shown as a tribute to Mrs. Bush’s work with the Gilder Lehrman Institute

Academy of American Studies student Elizabeth Hyde, David McCullough
High School of American Studies student Ethan Anderson, James G. Basker
Lesley S. Herrmann, Shaiza Rizavi
Lewis E. Lehrman, John L. Nau III, David McCullough
Mrs. Laura Bush with Gala student presenters Elizabeth Hyde, Jonathan Peters,
Masha Ikromova, Ethan Anderson
Mrs. Laura Bush with Gilder Lehrman's National History Teachers of the Year
Mrs. Laura Bush, Adam Stevens
Mrs. Laura Bush, Lewis E. Lehrman

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