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Noche de las Estrellas

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Noche de las Estrellas

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Harvey White, President of the Board of Trustees, and Roxana Velásquez, Maruja Baldwin Executive Director of The San Diego Museum of Art, invite you to Noche de las Estrellas, an enchanted evening in honor of the Pérez Simón family celebrating the luminaries of Latin American art.


Wednesday, October 18, 2017
6:30 p.m.
Cocktails and Exhibition Viewing
John M. and Sally B. Thornton Rotunda

7:30 p.m.
Dinner and Dancing Under the Stars
May S. Marcy Sculpture Court and Garden

Black tie, Latin flair. 

Kindly RSVP by October 6.
Call 619.696.1934 or email


The special evening is a benefit dinner for Modern Masters from Latin America: The Pérez Simón Collection. The San Diego Museum of Art is honored to present the stellar works of Latin American art from the world-renowned Pérez Simón Collection. This first-ever display of these modern and contemporary works by artists from Mexico to Argentina—Tamayo, Botero, Rivera, Matta, and others—is complemented by an educational interactive exhibition for children, Frida and Me.

Please consider sponsoring the exhibition by choosing one of our special gala tables.


Estrella Plateada

Silver Star Table Sponsor – $20,000

– Table for 10 at the celebration dinner

-Hosted valet parking for all guests

-Donor acknowledgment in the exhibition

-Donor acknowledgment during dinner remarks

-Exhibition catalogues

-One Circle membership, Director Level

Estrella Roja

Red Star Table Sponsor – $10,000

-Table for 10 at the celebration dinner

-Hosted valet parking for all guests

-Donor acknowledgment in the exhibition

-One Circle membership, Curator Level

Estrella Blanca

White Star Sponsor – $5,000

-4 seats at the celebration dinner

-Hosted valet parking for all guests

-One Circle membership, Patron level

Individual Celebration Dinner Seats

$600 – Includes hosted valet parking


Additional underwriting opportunities are available. Call or email the development department at 619.696.1934 or 





October 18, 2017
6:30 pm - 10:30 pm

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