Opening Night Gala

2017 Opening Night Gala: Thursday, February 9th
Fort Mason Center, Festival Pavillion
5–6 pm Exclusive Preview
6–9 pm Main Event

Tickets: Click here to purchase.
Gala ticket proceeds benefit the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco (de Young and Legion of Honor)

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HONORARY CHAIR
Consul General of Indonesia, Hon. Ardi Hermawan
BENEFIT CHAIRS
Donald A. Breyer
Lauren Hall and David Hearth
Marie and George Hecksher
Gail and J. Alec Merriam
Richard Scheller and Sue McConnell
Sam and Sharon Singer
Robert T. Wall
Thom Weisel and Janet Barnes

The San Francisco Tribal & Textile Art Show is celebrating its 31st Anniversary in 2017, and the bringing together of collectors, designers, and art aficionados for a celebration of global ethnographic arts. This 2017 show will present materials from South East Asia, the Oceanic Islands, the Middle East, Central and South America, Africa, the Cook and Solomon Islands, Polynesia and Indonesia. Opening Night Gala will include live music, cocktails and other libations, hors d'oeuvres and an opportunity to celebrate, mingle with the exhibitors and have the first opportunity to purchase at the show.

Proceeds from this event benefit textile arts and the arts of Africa, Oceania, and the Americas at the de Young

The de Young's collections of textiles and arts from Africa, Oceania, and the Americas have been considered city treasures for many years. The Opening Preview Gala for the San Francisco Tribal & Textile Art Show benefits these celebrated holdings, and the curatorial departments that will protect and preserve them for generations to come. For collectors, this event provides early access to the show and an advance look at the exceptional works of art and artifacts from around the world presented by the best national and international dealers.

Fine Cuisine by McCalls Catering & Events
Complimentary valet parking

Presented In celebration of Indonesia, the show's featured country in 2017:
• Indonesian Textile Treasures, A Living Legacy: Curated by Curtis & Margaret Keith Clemson
• Live performances by Gamelan Sekar Jaya
• Indonesian cuisine by Lime Tree
• A display of rare textiles, on loan from the Jakarta Textile Museum
• Artist demonstrations of traditional Indonesian fabric-dyeing techniques

2017 Sponsors: coming soon!