The Modern Ball, 2016; photo: © Drew Altizer Photography

Special Event

The Late-Night Bash

Wednesday, Apr 26, 2017

9 p.m.

Put the art in party! Choose your own adventure as you explore seven floors of surprises. Enjoy late-night bites, cocktails, and live performances by DJ SOSUPERSAM and Grammy Award–winning artist Solange.


Floor 1, Evelyn and Walter Haas, Jr. Atrium

9:01 p.m.

  • Guests enter at Howard Street through Be No More, an installation by Judy Chicago

9:01 p.m. + 11:31 p.m

  • DJ set by SOSUPERSAM

10:31 p.m.

  • Headline performance by Solange

Floor 2, Helen and Charles Schwab Hall

9:01 p.m.

  • Multibowl by Bennett Foddy and AP Thomson

10:11 p.m.

  • Celebratory cake cutting by Bob Fisher, President, Board of Trustees, with cake design by Leah Rosenberg

Floor 4, Gina and Stuart Peterson White Box

9:15 p.m. + 11:15 p.m.

  • En Plein Air: Music of Objective Romance performance by Jacolby Satterwhite

Floor 5, Jean and James Douglas Family Sculpture Garden and Pavilion

9:31 p.m

  • DJ set by Motown On Mondays
  • Live screen printing of birthday card designed by Chelsea Wong

Floor 7, Galleries

9:01–10:31 p.m.

  • Mural by Clare Rojas and Barry McGee
  • FLASH FLASH FLASH: An Exhibition as Tattoo Parlor by Gagosian*
  • DJ set by King Most
  • Multibowl by Bennett Foddy and AP Thomson
  • The Refusal of Time by William Kentridge

  • *Original flash tattoos designed by Alex Israel and St. Vincent will be tattooed in editions of three, and hand-numbered on the skin of each recipient—once three people get each tattoo, the designs are retired forever. Space is limited. Email bash@sfmoma.org to find out more.
    All guests must present valid ticket for entry. One ticket per guest required.
    Monochromatic attire. Be bold in the color of your choice.
    All Birthday Bash guests must be 21 and older. Valid photo ID required.

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