VIP Opening Night Benefits the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego
ART SAN DIEGO announced the Fair launch, renowned as one of San Diego’s must exclusive VIP parties will benefit the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego (MCASD), the region’s premiere contemporary art venue. The 4th annual ART SAN DIEGO Contemporary Art Fair, presented by UBS Financial Services, will return September 6 through 9, 2012 to Balboa Park – the cultural center of San Diego.
San Diego, CA, May 03, 2012 -- ART SAN DIEGO announced the Fair launch, renowned as one of San Diego’s must exclusive VIP parties will benefit the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego (MCASD), the region’s premiere contemporary art venue. The 4th annual ART SAN DIEGO Contemporary Art Fair, presented by UBS Financial Services, will return September 6 through 9, 2012 to Balboa Park – the cultural center of San Diego. The Fair launches on September 6th, with a preview party that provides patrons and collectors the opportunity to preview and purchase exhibited artworks prior to the Fair's public opening. The opening night event will feature hors d'ouevres catered by Giuseppe's Fine Catering and beverages hosted by St. Petersburg Vodka.
ART SAN DIEGO Exclusive Hotel Partners
Art San Diego is pleased to announce two hotel partners for the 2012 show: the W San Diego and Layfayette Hotel & Swim Club. W San Diego is offering a $169 per night room rate and ASD package perks. W San Diego is situated in the Columbia District of downtown San Diego, just steps away from Little Italy and the vibrant Gaslamp Quarter. Embracing all things Design, Fashion, and Music, W San Diego has showcased and presented the works of progressive artists. W San Diego is committed to supporting the arts and offering guests an engaging experience that connects its guests to its featured artists. RESERVE BY PHONE:
(+1) 619 398 3100 Ask for the 2012 ART SAN DIEGO GROUP RATE.
Lafayette Hotel & Swim Club is offering a $99 per night room rate and ASD package perks. Lafayette Hotel & Suites has recently undergone room upgrades and renovations. The hotel’s popularity and tradition of gracious hospitality continues today. This elegant Colonial-style mansion is a San Diego landmark and has maintained its elegant charm while offering all the luxuries that today’s discriminating traveler demands at your San Diego Hollywood Star Connection – Lafayette Hotel & Suites San Diego. RESERVE BY PHONE: (+1) 888 272 6343 Ask for the 2012 ART SAN DIEGO GROUP RATE.
About ART SAN DIEGO: The stage for ASD is Balboa Park, a 1,200-acre cultural and recreational oasis in the heart of San Diego — the largest such urban park in America. Balboa Park features a wide variety of museums, exhibitions, performing arts, world-famous gardens, recreational facilities, restaurants, and other attractions that serve over 12 million visitors annually. With New Art City, ASD aims to insert itself as a key actor in this production, nurturing and strengthening San Diego’s art scene with a dynamic agenda. In 2012 we anticipate that more than 60 leading galleries from the USA, Canada, Europe, Latin America, and Asia will be taking part. In addition to the gallery booths, special features include gallery-curated exhibitions, “Spotlight Artists” featured in solo-artist exhibitions, video-based works featured in “IN/TO Creating Short Film Program”, artistic interventions in public spaces “Art Labs”, San Diego focused exhibitions “Made in San Diego”, and the introduction of emerging artists and curators with the “Launchpad Program”.
SPONSORS: The Presenting Sponsor is UBS Financial Services. Exclusive Sponsors include Hub International Insurance Services – Insurance Advisor; Chubb Personal Insurance – Insurance Sponsor; San Diego Magazine – Media Sponsor; Craters & Freighters – Art Shipping, ArtWorks San Diego – Art Handling; St. Petersburg Vodka – Beverage Sponsor; W San Diego – Hotel Sponsor, Lafayette Hotel & Swim Club – Hotel Sponsor; Green Planet Water – Beverage Sponsor; Charles Koll Jewellers – Luxury Goods Sponsor.
Balboa Park Activity Center
2145 Park Blvd., San Diego, CA 92101
Dates and opening hours:
Gallery Load-In: Wednesday, Sept. 5th
Opening Night VIP Event: Thursday, September 6th
Open Fair Days: Friday, Sept. 7th – Sunday, Sept. 9th
Daily from noon to 7 p.m.
Closing day from noon to 5 p.m.
For more information about ART SAN DIEGO Contemporary Art Fair
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San Diego, CA