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MCASD | Exhibition Preview

The Gala @ MCASD

September 10, 2022 at 5:00 pm | Joan and Irwin Jacobs Building

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Join us for The Gala @ MCASD where guests will be the first to see the spectacular exhibition Alexis Smith: The American Way in the Iris and Matthew Strauss Galleries at the Joan and Irwin Jacobs Building.

MCASD’s annual fundraiser – Monte Carlo – has been reimagined into The Gala @ MCASD, which will celebrate our special exhibition each fall. This year's event takes inspiration from the pivotal Alexis Smith exhibition, the first retrospective of the California artist in thirty years, which reflects a theme that MCASD and the artist share: transformation. Join us for an elegant dinner under the stars or for a cocktail in the “Hello, Hollywood” Lounge at The After Party @ MCASD.

Your generous support is vital to our continued success and allows us to make an impact within the Museum walls and in the broader community. All proceeds from the event benefit MCASD’s dynamic exhibition schedule and education programs that foster conversations and connect visitors to contemporary art.

Ticket Information

PREMIERE SPONSOR

Reservations at $50,0000 for table of ten ($48,150 is tax-deductible)

Individual reservations at $5,000 per person ($4,815 is tax-deductible)

Premiere table location in the Sahm Seaview Room | Tableside champagne service | Upgraded wine pairings and a dedicated wine steward | Complimentary exhibition catalogue | Private curatorial tour of Alexis Smith: The American Way (Exhibition on view 9/15/22 – 2/5/23) | Complimentary valet parking | After Party admission

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PLATINUM SPONSOR

Reservations at $35,000 for table of ten ($33,250 is tax-deductible)

Individual reservations at $3,500 per person ($3,325 is tax-deductible)

Preferred table location in Sahm Seaview Room or Art Park Dining Room | Tableside champagne service | Upgraded wine pairings and a dedicated wine steward | Private curatorial tour of Alexis Smith: The American Way for up to 10 guests (Exhibition on view 9/15/22 – 2/5/23) | Complimentary valet parking | After Party admission

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GOLD SPONSOR

Reservations at $15,000 for table of ten ($13,350 is tax-deductible)

Individual reservations at $1,500 per person ($1,335 is tax-deductible)

Seating in the Art Park dining room | Upgraded wine pairings and a dedicated wine steward | Private curatorial tour of Alexis Smith: The American Way 9/15/22 – for up to 10 guests | Complimentary valet parking | After Party admission

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SILVER SPONSOR

Reservations at $6,000 for table of ten ($4,600 is tax-deductible)

Individual reservations at $600 per person ($460 is tax-deductible)

Seating in the Strauss Plaza | Complimentary valet parking | After Party admission

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After Party

Tickets will be released to members first at a later date

Individual Member reservations at $125 per person ($75 is tax-deductible)

Individual Non Member reservations at $225 per person ($175 is tax-deductible)

Exhibition preview | Craft cocktails | Complimentary valet parking(members)

Co-Chairs

Board Members Marcos Ramírez ERRE and Dagmar Smek

Photography: Stacy Keck

The Gala @ MCASD is Co-chaired by Board Members Marcos Ramírez ERRE and Dagmar Smek.

Underwriters

Thank you to our generous supporters and underwriters that make this event successful.

Sponsors

For more information and sponsorship opportunities, contact Director of Philanthropy, Chance Decker at 858 454 3541 x107