Patrons of the Prado VIP Party

The Patrons of the Prado VIP Party, “Project Runway Steampunk,” was held June 26 at the La Jolla home of Ramin Pourteymour. The event was held for VIP donors in advance of the July 9 “19th annual Masterpiece Gala: Full Steam Ahead” for the Prado in Balboa Park (see photos from the gala in next week’s Review, July 21). The June 26 event featured craft cocktails, gourmet summer dinner and entertainment, topped off by a“Steampunk Fashion Couture Challenge.” 12 Patrons of the Prado members and their talented “Team Steam” student designers from the Fashions Careers College modeled individual custom designs for top honors. Patrons of the Prado is an all-volunteer group devoted to the arts and cultural institutions on the Prado. Visit


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