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 artalive@sdmart.org.


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