Thursday, June 17
5:30/6:00–11:00 p.m.
May S. Marcy Sculpture Garden

The beloved annual Art Alive Premiere Dinner becomes an al fresco garden gala for the fortieth anniversary of Art Alive. The evening begins with an exclusive exhibition tour and first looks at the incredible floral designs of this special milestone year.

Set under the stars, among lush florals and art installations in the Museum’s May S. Marcy Sculpture Garden, the dinner offers a delicious multi-course menu of delectable delicacies and extraordinary entrees, a full, open bar, and decadent desserts. Enjoy a glamorous and exclusive evening of enchantment.

Premiere Dinner Schedule of Events

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

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

8:00 p.m.  Dinner | May S. Marcy Sculpture Garden

Server pouring drink at private art museum event

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

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

$1,000 Anniversary Salute

Additional donation in honor of Roxana Velásquez’s 10th anniversary at the Museum.

Reserve Your Seats

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

Premiere Dinner Chairs

Art Alive 2021 Premiere Dinner Chairs
Toni Bloomberg
Tatiana Dotson
Arlene Esgate
Micki Olin
Demi Rogozienski