Special Event

2018 Contemporary Vision Award Honoring Kara Walker

Wednesday, October 3, 2018
7 p.m.


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Portrait of Kara Walker; photo: Ari Marcopoulos

Join us for the annual Contemporary Vision Award as we celebrate the artistic accomplishments of Kara Walker. This honor salutes creative minds across the globe who redefine contemporary visual culture and make the art of our time a vital and meaningful part of public life.

Organized by the Modern Art Council — SFMOMA’s fundraising art interest group — this event supports the museum’s groundbreaking exhibitions and education programs.

Guests will enjoy:

  • A seated dinner in SFMOMA’s Helen and Charles Schwab Hall featuring a conversation with honoree Kara Walker and SFMOMA’s Curator of Contemporary Art, Eungie Joo
  • Complimentary valet parking

Vision Award Society guests are invited to an intimate art experience with Kara Walker at 5:30 p.m.

Vision Award Society and Grand Benefactor guests are also invited to attend a cocktail celebration with Kara Walker at 6 p.m.

The 2018 Contemporary Vision Award Dinner is made possible through the generosity of its sponsors:

Presenting Sponsor

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Official Wine Sponsors

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Official Beer Sponsor

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