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SFMOMA's Modern Art Council Presents "passage To India," An Exotic Celebration Of The East Evening To Include Salute To SFMOMA Art Tour Leader Margy Boyd October 10, 2000

Released: August 23, 2000 ·

What
This fundraising evening evoking the grandeur of exotic India will include a salute to retiring San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) art tour leader and India connoisseur Margy Boyd, the first president of the Museum’s Modern Art Council auxiliary. The SFMOMA Atrium will be transformed by the design firm i.de.as into a scene of palatial India with lush fabrics, textiles, pillows, objets d’art, symbolic images of India and elaborate food displays created by McCall and Associates caterers. Guests are invited to dress in traditional Indian attire and will be entertained by Kalanjali: Dancers of India.

Sponsor: Taj Hotels, Resorts & Palaces

Who
Modern Art Council of SFMOMA
Ambassador Rajendra Abhyankar, Consul General of India in San Francisco, and
Mrs. Paulomi Abhyankar, honorary chairs
Linda Plant, event chair
Michele Larsen, Modern Art Council president

Where
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art

151 Third Street (between Mission and Howard)
7:30 p.m. Cocktails   •   The Schwab Room
8:30 p.m. Buffet and Entertainment   •   Evelyn and Walter Haas Jr. Atrium

When
Tuesday, October 10, 2000 – 7:30–10 p.m.

More
Tickets: $225; $450 Benefactor
For more information, call the Modern Art Council at 415/357-4125.


Jill Lynch 415.357.4172 jilynch@sfmoma.org
Clara Hatcher Baruth 415.357.4177 chatcher@sfmoma.org
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