Revel in art, soak in shared good vibes, and explore the philosophy of fun. Culture & Cocktails is The San Diego Museum of Art’s sophisticated cultural and social event experience featuring fine art, trendy food and beverage offerings, thrilling interactive experiences, hands-on art making, musical and artistic performances, and much more.

Culture & Cocktails returns August 1, 2024.
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C&C and Membership

Member tickets for Culture & Cocktails are available online on a first-come, first-served basis. A limited number of specially priced member tickets are available until capacity has been reached. Reserve early; Culture & Cocktails tends to sell out and membership does not guarantee discounted tickets nor entrance to this event. No refunds or exchanges.

All members and attendees must have a ticket (digital or printed) and valid ID for entry. This is a 21+ event. IDs required for entry—no exceptions. Bags may be subject to inspection.​ Not a member? Join today for member pricing for Culture & Cocktails.

FAQ

How to reserve or purchase a member ticket:

Culture & Cocktails is a ticketed event and pre-registration is required. All members and attendees must have a printed or electronic ticket (barcode or QR code) and a valid ID for entry.

To reserve or purchase tickets, visit the ticket link and log in to your Member Portal under My Account. If you are a new member or if you have not created an account since May 2023, click Create Account and follow the prompts detailed in our step-by-step guide.

Once you are logged in, return to the event page and choose your tickets. Note that you will not have access to member-priced tickets until you are logged in to your Member Portal.

  • Circle, Sponsor, and Gallery Collective members may reserve up to two complimentary tickets to Culture & Cocktails. Add tickets under “PROGRAM: Culture & Cocktails – Gallery Collective members and above” on the ticket page ($0 each).
  • Friend and Dual members may purchase two member-priced tickets. Add tickets under “PROGRAM: Culture & Cocktails – Member” on the ticket page ($70 each).
  • Individual members may purchase one member-priced ticket at $70. Add your ticket under “PROGRAM: Culture & Cocktails – Member” on the ticket page ($70).
  • Additional tickets beyond your member allocation may be purchased online at the nonmember price. Add tickets under “PROGRAM: Culture & Cocktails” on the ticket page (Adult, $85 each).

Once you complete your transaction, you will receive an email with a QR code. This code is your electronic ticket and is valid for all tickets purchased on your transaction.

Can I purchase a ticket at the door?

If the event has not sold out through online sales, tickets will be available at the door for members and nonmembers. Culture & Cocktails is a popular event that often sells out. We strongly encourage prospective attendees to purchase presale e-tickets in advance.

What do I need to bring to Culture & Cocktails?

All members and attendees must have a printed or electronic ticket and valid ID for entry. IDs required for entry—no exceptions.

Does my membership guarantee a ticket?

No. All members are required to reserve or purchase a ticket to Culture & Cocktails. Tickets are limited and are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Members are strongly encouraged to take advantage of the member pre-sale week to reserve or purchase tickets before they go on sale to the public.

Already have your member ticket and need to purchase additional tickets?

As a benefit of membership, members have access to specially priced tickets. Members are limited to 1-2 member-priced tickets depending on the membership level.

Additional tickets may be purchased at the nonmember price using the Adult ticket type. Note: Any tickets purchased or reserved at the member price beyond the member benefit allocation will be canceled and refunded.

Can I return my ticket for a refund?

No refunds or exchanges.