The Board of Trustees of the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco invited guests for “An Elegant Evening” in the Court of Honor at the The Legion of Honor.
recently hosted the opening reception and community dinner to welcome the World Economic Forum Center to San Francisco with the foundation of their new location at the Presidio Officers Club.
Salvatore Ferragamo co-hosted this years Mid Winter Gala in San Francisco, with Trevor Traina, Vanessa Getty, Kathryn Lasater, and Allison Speer. Guests included Marissa Mayer, Jonathan Ive, Dita von Teese, Balthazar Getty, Camilla Belle, Jessica Hart, Derek Blasberg, John Gidding, Lauren Remington Platt, Liz Goldwyn, Libby Leffler, Douglas Friedman, David Sacks, Jacqueline Sacks, Devon Aoki, Gary Friedman, among others.
Valentino was recently joined by supporters of the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art in celebrating…
Barney’s New York recently hosted a glamorous evening at their San Francisco store in honor of The Bay Lights.
The most influential business leader in the world under 40 is Marissa Mayer, according to Fortune Magazine, which has placed her at the top of their annual list of the 40 most influential executives under the age of 40.
Marissa Mayer and Zachary Bogue, and Bulgari North America President Alberto Festa, recently hosted a dinner and private viewing of “The Art of Bulgari: La Dolce Vita and Beyond, 1950-1990” in the tower at the de Young Museum.
Guests of the 4th annual Moet Hennessy Financial Times Club dinner in San Francisco got the unique honor of dining at The Battery, the new private club founded by Michael and Xochi Birch, weeks before its highly anticipated opening.
The 2013 Build Gala raised $1.5 million, with guests including Marissa Mayer, Jack Dorsey, Aaron Levie, Megan Quinn, and other leaders of San Francisco philanthropy and technology.
The 2013 showing of artMRKT in San Francisco opened to a staggering 6,000 guests in May, and had to turn away 500, raising approximately $30,000 for artMRKT beneficiary, the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco’s New Acquisition Fund.
Following the presentation of the 2013 ArtCare Award for Excellence in Civic Arts Patronage awarded to Mrs. Diane B. Wilsey, on behalf of the San Francisco Arts Commission and San Francisco Art Dealers Association, the Opening Night Preview Benefit provided guests with first access to the artwork, elegant catering (including specialty cocktails courtesy of Diageo), as well as a fantastic performance by the SF Jazz High School All-Stars Combo.
Among numerous Opening Night sales, Brian Gross Fine Art sold a major Robert Arneson self-portrait bronze for $200,000, and Alex Meyerovich Gallery reported the sale of a David Hockney lithograph for $65,000.
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The Mid Winter Gala for 2013 honored the exhibit, “Girl with a Pearl Earring: Dutch Paintings from the Mauritshuis” with a chic winter wonderland that raised over $400k. Marissa Mayer, Jonathan Ive, Alison Pincus, Vanessa Getty, Dick Costolo, Stephan Jenkins, Connie Nielsen, Lori Levine, Evgenia Peretz, Jeremy Stoppelman, Trevor Traina, Allison Speer and Kathryn Lasater were among the 380 who attended.
On February 7, 2013 guests gathered to celebrate the release of Gavin Newsom’s book “Citizenville” at a reception hosted by lifelong friends Gordon Getty and Ann Getty.
America’s oldest professional ballet company, the San Francisco Ballet can claim an illustrious history of “firsts,” including presenting the first American productions of Swan Lake and Nutcracker. The 2012 season upholds the tradition!
Only in its forth year, SF20/21, held at the Festival Pavilion at Fort Mason, has had a big impact on the modern design scene, and it has continued to grow its repertoire. Claudia Juestel attended the recent 2011 show, and reported back on what she found.
Enjoy the most complete coverage from the opening of the Balenciaga and Spain exhibit at the de Young Museum in San Francisco, with Gwyneth Paltrow, Anna Wintour, and Orlando Bloom!
Neiman Marcus recently hosted a luncheon in honor of Vogue’s Hamish Bowles, curator of the exhibit “Balenciaga and Spain”.