The San Diego Museum of Art Hosts Annual Art Alive Fundraiser
Floral interpretations of famous works of art on view April 26 – 28
San Diego, –For the 32nd annual Art Alive, The San Diego Museum of Art will once again fill the galleries with exquisite floral interpretations of the permanent collection, and the rotunda will be transformed into a breathtaking floral experience, this year by Bella Meyer, granddaughter of artists Marc Chagall and founder and creative director of Fleurs Bella in New York City. As the Museum’s signature fundraiser and a San Diego tradition, Art Alive 2013 will include three full days of activities and celebrations from April 26 – 28, 2013.
This year’s exhibition will be open to the public Friday, April 26 through Sunday, April 28 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday and with extended hours from 9 a.m. – 8 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. General admission is free for members, $20 for nonmembers, or $15 when booked as a group of 10 or more. In addition to viewing the exhibition during Museum hours, visitors can take part by attending other events, including:
Friday, April 26 from 7:00 to 11:00 p.m.
Patrons and guests, Honorary and Steering Committee members, and participating designers will enjoy top restaurants and chefs, music, and one-of-a-kind floral interpretations of famous works of art. Tickets to the Celebration are $200 for members and $250 for nonmembers and covers admission to Flowers After Hours as well.
Flowers After Hours- Opening Celebration After Party
Friday, April 26 from 9:30 p.m. to 1:00 a.m.
This year, Flowers After Hours becomes the swanky after-bash of the Art Alive Opening Celebration for San Diego’s late-night bloomers. This posh party includes hosted bites and cocktails, live entertainment, hands-on activities, and other floral fun. Tickets are $50 for members and $75 for nonmembers.
For more information or to make a donation in support of this San Diego tradition, please call the Art Alive Hotline at (619) 696-1999, or contact the Museum via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org. Tickets can be purchased online at TheSanDiegoMuseumofArt.org.
The San Diego Museum of Art is located at 1450 El Prado in Balboa Park, San Diego, Calif., 92101. General information: 619-232-7931, Group Sales: 619-696-1935. Connect with the Museum at www.TheSanDiegoMuseumofArt.org; on Twitter at @SDMA; on Facebook at www.facebook.com/TheSanDiegoMuseumofArt
Providing a rich and diverse cultural experience, The San Diego Museum of Art houses the world’s finest art in America’s Finest City. Located in the heart of Balboa Park, the Museum’s nationally renowned collections include Spanish and Italian old masters, South Asian paintings, and 19th and 20th century American paintings and sculptures. The Museum regularly features major exhibitions of art from around the world, as well as an extensive year-round schedule supporting cultural and educational programs for children and adults. At The San Diego Museum of Art, exhibition text is always in English and Spanish.