Freer/Sackler Gala: Some Enlightened Evening

October 17, 2013 @ 10:30 PM – October 18, 2013 @ 3:59 AM
Sackler Gallery
1050 Independence Avenue Southwest
Washington, DC 20560

Event Title: “Some Enlightened Evening” – Annual Gala of the Smithsonian’s Freer and Sackler Galleries

Date: Thursday, October 17, 2013

Time:  6:30 PM – midnight

Location:  Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, 1050 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, DC 20560 (Valet Parking)

Event Description:  Join diplomats, philanthropists, artists, celebrities, and yoga luminaries at the Smithsonian’s Freer and Sackler Galleries to celebrate the unveiling of “Yoga: The Art of Transformation,” the world’s first exhibition on the art of yoga. A sumptuous affair of exceptional art complemented by fine cuisine, the evening will feature a performance by Grammy-nominated vocalist Chandrika Tandon, followed by Transcendance, a young patrons’ soiree hosted by the Silk Road Society.

Attire: Black- tie or Asian fancy

Gala Chairs:  Dame Jillian Sackler, DBE; Hilaria and Alec Baldwin; Chandrika Tandon

Under the distinguished patronage of: Her Excellency Nirupama Rao, Ambassador of India to the United States

Tables available at: $10,000, $25,000, and $50,000

Tickets available at: $1,000 and $2,500



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