Help support the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego at the annual Spring Thing party on March 20th!
Shimmer and shine with Avant Garde Members at MCASD Downtown to support its exhibition and education programs. Be inspired by Gravity and Grace: Monumental Works by El Anatsui, an exhibition featuring the celebrated artist who transforms discarded materials into glimmering artworks of monumental beauty.
Join the fun for the whole evening by arriving at 7:00 PM for Artful Dining featuring a cocktail hour menu created by Chef duo Giuseppe Ciuffa of Giuseppe Restaurants and Fine Catering and Guest Chef David Warner of the East Village favorite, Bottega Americano, and a dinner menu designed exclusively by all-star Chef Andrew Spurgin in collaboration with Culinary Concepts. Or arrive at 8:30 PM for The After Party with the turn-table talent of DJ Adam Salter and DJ Steve French, a Mixology Lounge featuring signature cocktails from Patrón, and hosted bar and bites until the clock strikes midnight.
Tickets to The Spring Thing: Heavy Metals are partially tax-deductible and all proceeds benefit MCASD’s exhibition and education programs. Party for a cause! Must be 21 and over to attend. Free parking with validation in One American Plaza at 600 Kettner Blvd. provided by The Irvine Company.
March 20, 7:00 PM to 11:45 PM.
Artful Dining Guests arriving at 7:00 PM: Avant Garde Members – $150 ($35 tax-deductible); Non-Avant Garde Members – $175 ($35 tax-deductible).
The Late Night Party Guests arriving at 8:30 PM: Avant Garde Members – $75 ($15 tax-deductible); Non-Avant Garde Members – $100 ($15 tax-deductible).
Add $10 to your ticket price for The Late Night Party for access to the VIP Mixology Lounge, where everything old is new again, replete with new twists on classic cocktails and DJs spinning vinyl jams! Artful Dining ticket holders will have access to the VIP Mixology Lounge.
With two locations, the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego (MCASD) is the region’s foremost forum devoted to the exploration and presentation of the art of our time, presenting works across all media created since 1950. Located in the heart of downtown San Diego and in the coastal community of La Jolla, MCASD provides an unprecedented variety of exhibition spaces and experiences for the community, showcasing an internationally recognized collection and a dynamic schedule ofexhibitions and public programs.
At MCASD in Downtown, experience contemporary art in a historic setting – the Jacobs Building, formerly the Santa Fe Depot baggage building – and view site-specific installations by artists Jenny Holzer and Richard Serra. At MCASD in La Jolla, take in the fabulous ocean view from the Edwards Garden Gallery, or lunch on the patio at theMuseum Cafe. The La Jolla location also houses the Museum’s X Store, filled with a selection of contemporary art books, apparel, and innovative design objects.
The mission of the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego (MCASD) is to serve diverse audiences through the exhibition, interpretation, collection, and preservation of art created since 1950. MCASD engages regional, national, and international audiences including the binational constituency of the San Diego/Tijuana region. MCASD is a museum providing public access to contemporary art, artists, and the creative process; a forum for the exploration and understanding of contemporary art and ideas; and a laboratory for artists to experiment with new forms of creative expression.