Virtual Gala | November 6, 2020 | 8pm EST

The Mark Twain House & Museum

2020 Virtual Gala

The Mark Twain House & Museum invites you, your friends, and your family as we throw open the doors of Mark Twain’s National Historic Landmark home in Hartford, Connecticut. Thanks to our virtual format, we are offering this celebrity-filled salute to Samuel Clemens and his iconic house for FREE.

GUEST APPEARANCES by: David Baldacci, Jimmy Buffett, Ron Chernow, Dr. Christina Greer, John Grisham, Brad Paisley, Jodi Picoult, Sophfronia Scott, and more to be announced!


Register for the Virtual Gala here!

Register for Virtual Gala

Our 2020 Gala Committee

Co-Chairs Tony & Tara Costanzo
Costanzo Clothing

Committee Members 

Paul Eddy: Board Chair, Pieter Roos: Executive Director, Liz Reynolds: Event Planner, Anna Schofer, Barbara Roos, Catherine Blinder, Donna Larcen, Faith Zeller, Grace Belanger, Jacquelyn Andrews, Jeanmarie Shea, Jeffery Bodeau, Jennifer DiBella, Mallory Howard, Mary Coursey, Paul Mehlman, Raymond Colla Jr., Rand Richards Cooper, Rebecca Rose, Rosalie Roth, Sharon McCormick, Sylvia Guinan


Our Online Auction is Now Open!

Be the first to get a glimpse of and place your bids on rare, distinctive and exclusive online auction items! All funds raised support The Mark Twain House & Museum’s mission to preserve Samuel Clemens’ National Historic Landmark home, educate children and adults, and promote Mark Twain’s legacy as “The Lincoln of Our Literature.”

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Thank You to Our Sponsors






Barnes Group Foundation, BodyLogicMD, Community Health Center, Inc., Ron Chernow, Adam & Cindy Cohen/Sharon & David Hessney, Costanzo Clothing, Dr. Christina Greer, Harriet Beecher Stowe CenterKaman, Neal and Alison Keating, Lindberg & Ripple, Dr. Cindy Lovell, MahoneySabolReverb DigitalRobinson & Cole LLP, Smith Brothers Insurance


Environmental Systems Corporation, Reid & Riege, P.C,