SFMOMA’s Annual ART BASH 2023

SFMOMA’s marvelous, museum-wide party and fundraiser on April 19 featured spectacular creations and performances by trailblazing artists, with immersive art installations, music and dancing from 6 p.m. to 1 a.m.  A total of 2,000 guests attended SFMOMA’s 2023 Art Bash, including a wide array of artists, performers, and community members, as well as leaders in the fashion, business, finance, tech and philanthropy sectors. The museum welcomed 340 dinner guests, 100 pre-party guests, and more than 2,000 additional partygoers from 8 p.m. onward.  Highlights of the night included Marilyn Minter’s artwork My Cuntry ‘Tis of Thee in wallpapers and video, Woody De Othello’s Jazz Lounge, Sadie Barnette’s installation The New Eagle Creek Saloon, a performance by pop-R&B singer Amber Mark, and a DJ set by Toro y Moi. The evening also featured memorable, fashion-forward looks worn by guests dressed by the evening’s fashion sponsor Valentino.  Art Bash raised $2.3 million in support of SFMOMA’s much-loved education and family programs and community engagement events that benefit over 150,000 people every year.

Sabrina Buell and Christopher Bedford
Marilyn Minter and Janet Bishop
Steven Thompson, Sadie Barnette, Woody De Othello and Lacey Lennon