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Paris Is Burning: ArtPoint's Annual Bastille Day Party


Saturday, July 14, 2012 from 8:00 PM to 11:55 PM (PDT)

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Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Patron Tickets   more info Ended $250.00 $0.00
VIP Admission   more info Ended $150.00 $8.49
General Admission Ended $95.00 $5.74
I Have Many Friends (10% off orders of ten or more) Ended $85.00 $5.24
Support Exhibitions and Programs at the Fine Arts Museums Ended

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"In a ballroom, you can be anything you want."

— Dorian Corey

Saturday, July 14, 2012, in honor of Jean Paul Gaultier, ArtPoint will host our third annual Bastille Day Party. Guests will have after-hours access to one of the most talked-about exhibitions of the season, The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier: From the Sidewalk to the Catwalk. Affirm the designer's mantra: "equality, diversity, and perversity," and raise a glass to France, fashion and social democracy.

Dance to the beats of DJ Daniel accompanied by Patti Weiss and Stringalicious...do not miss performances by Kitty Kitty Bang Bang. Make your way up to Hamon Tower for a view of the city lights. 

Main Event tickets include complimentary drinks courtesy of Blue Angel Vodka, Lillet, Kronenbourg 1664 beer and light snacks, along with the perfect stage for your grand entrance. You might just achieve celebrity status!


VIP tickets grant entry to the party an hour early, at 7 pm, and include an excess of decadent bites and sparkling wine in the exclusive VIP lounge, exhibition tours, and a few surprises.


Patrons will receive all VIP benefits, plus written recognition on event programs and signage. Join us and become a legend!

Featuring Special Guests: 

Sister Roma and Pollo Del Mar 


Honorary Fashion Committee:

Owen Buenaventura

Bacca da Silva

Jill D'Alessandro

Simon Doonan

Jodi Nakatsuka

Charleston Pierce

Santino Rice

Annie Wilson

Event Chairs:

Jennifer Orne

Julie Yarbrough

Ariane Nalty Zewe


General + VIP Admission:

ArtPoint Members $75 or $100 for VIP

Non-Members $95 or $150 for VIP


Patron tickets $250 ($500 per couple) include the following benefits:

  • Listing for you or your company on the event program and event signage
  • One VIP admission to Paris Is Burning including priority entry

Attire in the following categories is appropriate:

European Runway

American Runway


Femme Fatale



ArtPoint gratefully acknowledges our Patron Supporters:

Vadim Nebuchin

Joshua Reynolds

David Saxe

Ariane and Charles Zewe

ArtPoint gratefully acknowledges our sponsors:

Samsung Galaxy Note

Blue Angel VodkaLillet  Marin French Cheese

 Kronenbourg 1664  Page and Revolver

The King's Ginger  Pink Pigeon  No. 3 London Dry Gin

L'Object Noir  Glenrothes  

Union Street Catering  Blueprint Studios

Got Light? SFBIRed Carpet Bay Area

Gilt City

Bay Area Reporter

  Do415  SFS

ToniBird Photo  JLSF





Please note: No one under the age of 21 will be admitted. All sales are final; tickets are non-refundable and non-transferrable. Proceeds benefit exhibitions and programs at the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco.

Image creditAd campaign for the Fin de siècle collection. Women’s prêt-à-porter spring/summer 1995; art direction and photography: Jean Paul Gaultier. © Jean Paul Gaultier

Have questions about Paris Is Burning: ArtPoint's Annual Bastille Day Party? Contact ArtPoint

When & Where

de Young
Golden Gate Park
50 Hagiwara Tea Garden Drive
San Francisco, CA 94118

Saturday, July 14, 2012 from 8:00 PM to 11:55 PM (PDT)

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ArtPoint is a group of young professionals that supports the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, the de Young in Golden Gate Park and the Legion of Honor in Lincoln Park. Our members enjoy a year-round program of exhibition-related lectures, gallery parties, and museum galas. Proceeds support exhibitions and programs at the museums. 





ArtPoint Board of Directors:

Julie Yarbrough, Chair

Joshua Reynolds, Vice Chair

Louella Aquino

EJ Blumberg

Chris Clark

Liz Curtis

Patricia Ivancich Dassios

Greer Goings

Kate Gorrissen

Samantha Hartwell

Sarah Lee

Vadim Nebuchin

Amanda Riley

Kevin Whittaker


ArtPoint Advisory Council

Laura Alanis

Gary Coover

Angelos Dassios

Christina Engel

Ann Cheney Haslup

Kelly Hochman

Ryan Hoffman

Melita Jampol

Ayelet Konrad

Ariane Nalty

Jennifer Orne

Charlotte Patterson

David Saxe

Kati Schmidt

Nicole Ward-Parr

S B Hadley Wilson

Charles Zewe

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