Art Alive 2017 Premiere Dinner

Premiere Dinner chairs Rich and Lynda Kerr, Harvey and Sheryl White (he’s SDMA board president), and Valerie and Harry Cooper, with SDMA executive director Roxana Velásquez

The San Diego Museum of Art held its Art Alive 2017 Premiere Dinner April 27. The dinner is a black-tie event for the top Art Alive donors and supporters. Attendees get a first look at the Art Alive 2017 rotunda design FloraMorphic: Sky of Colors by Carlos Franco of Green Fresh Florals and the designs featured in the floral exhibition. For this soiree, according to the San Diego Museum of Art’s website, the Hibben Gallery was transformed into “an artistic dreamscape inspired by one of the modern masterpieces in the Museum’s collection, René Magritte’s The Shadows. This gallery will present a series of works illustrating the influence of surrealism in both Europe and Latin America. Echoing the spirit of the work within this gallery will be a spectacular, artisan-crafted steel art tree by local NatureMaker, whose creations have been installed in locations such as the Los Angeles Zoo, the Bellagio in Las Vegas, and The Met Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.” Visit