October 26, 2023
Enjoy a dynamic NEW event at The San Diego Museum of Art with a full suite of interactive activities, captivating performances, delicious food, refreshing beverages, and other enchantments.
Art Party opens Korea in Color: A Legacy of Auspicious Images, a brand-new exhibition of contemporary works of art in dialogue with select traditional masterpieces coming from the National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Korea. This exhibition celebrates color and the legacy of symbolic imagery in Korean painting, setting the tone for a very vibrant evening. The event is an indoor/outdoor experience with an open-air activity terrace in addition to festivities in the Museum’s rotunda and gallery spaces. Come dressed to impress in your most colorful attire. You won’t want to miss this multi-sensory evening at the Museum!
Art Party includes:
- Opening night preview of featured exhibition, Korea in Color: A Legacy of Auspicious Images, plus insights from Museum docents who will be available for art dialogue throughout the evening
- Exciting signature cocktails from both local and Korean brands West 32 Soju, Zini Vodka, and Hummy Sparkling Soju themed on the Korea in Color exhibition
- Special iced teas and coffee from Midnight Animal, and iced boba from Tealightful Cafe
- Tastings from local restaurants, including Woomiok, Glass Box, Panama 66, and Zen Modern Asian Bistro
- Delectable snack selections from KoreaCrate
- High-tech cotton candy creations in a variety of shapes and colors from Sweet Art Cotton Candy
- Colorful video filming with Hypno Photo Booth
- Live painting by Korean American muralist Kimchi Juice
- Hands-on opportunity to explore flora and fauna in Korean art using holographic watercolors and collage to create your own unique landscape
- Music by DJ KSLY
- Live performances, including a K-pop Dance Showcase by SDSU students in Dance 383 taught by Dr. Chuyun Oh
- KPOP glitter eye makeup by GLMR
- And many more activities to be announced!
Tickets on sale now!
$75 Gallery Collective members | $85 Museum members | $100 nonmembers
Be an Art Party VIP
Join us at Art Party as a VIP! A very limited number of packages will be available that grant early access to the event at 6:00 p.m. in addition to other exciting benefits.
VIP Package includes:
- 2 VIP event tickets, granting full and early access to the event and exhibition, plus
- First look at the featured exhibition
- Champagne tray pass in the Museum rotunda
- 1 Korea in Color exhibition catalogue
- Special discount in The Museum Store for the evening
- Exclusive gift bag
SDMA’s Circle-level members receive a special entry package as a benefit of membership. Please contact Lani Curtis for more information: firstname.lastname@example.org or 619.696.1940.
This is a 21+ event. ID required.
Please bring your ID and printed ticket to the event. Proceeds from Art Party benefit education, outreach, and art initiatives year-round.
No refunds available. Tickets are non-refundable. In the event of Art Party cancellation due to inclement weather or changing COVID-19 restrictions, all tickets are considered fully deductible charitable donations.
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