Paris Is Burning: ArtPoint's Annual Bastille Day Party
Saturday, July 14, 2012 from 8:00 PM to 11:55 PM (PDT)
San Francisco, CA
"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:
Bacca da Silva
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:
Attire in the following categories is appropriate:
ArtPoint gratefully acknowledges our Patron Supporters:
Ariane and Charles Zewe
ArtPoint gratefully acknowledges our sponsors:
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 credit: Ad 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
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 an annual 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
Patricia Ivancich Dassios
Ariane Nalty Zewe
ArtPoint Advisory Council
Dana Marie Knapp
Andrew C. Marlen
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