Thursday, April 28
5:30/6:00–11:00 p.m.
John M. and Sally B. Thornton Rotunda

The beloved annual Art Alive Premiere Dinner is an elegant black-tie affair, celebrating art with a spectacular dinner in the galleries. This event offers a first look at the incredible floral designs and the first experience with the TERRA exhibition by artist Fernando Casasempere. The dinner offers a delicious multi-course menu of delectable delicacies and extraordinary entrees, a full, open bar, and decadent desserts. Enjoy a glamorous evening of enchantment.

Premiere Dinner Schedule of Events

5:30 p.m. & 6:00 p.m. Guided Tours of Featured Exhibition

6:30 p.m. Cocktail Hour | John M. and Sally B. Thornton Rotunda

8:00 p.m. Dinner | Museum Permanent Collection Galleries

$3,000 per Seat | $6,000 per Couple

(Non-tax deductible estimated fair-market value is $250 per seat)

  • Hosted valet parking at the Premiere Dinner
  • 1 Bloom Bash tickets per seat – additional ticket per seat available upon request
  • 4 Art Alive general admission passes
  • Recognition as a Premiere Patron

For more information, please contact Development and Membership Department at 619.696.1934 or

Premiere Dinner Chairs

Toni Bloomberg
Tatiana Dotson
Arlene Esgate
Micki Olin
Demi Rogozienski

Premiere Dinner Sponsors

Gregory Annenberg Weingarten, GRoW @ Annenberg
Art Alive Title Sponsor

Bank of America
Premiere Dinner Featured Sponsor