Donor Opening Reception: Sargent and Spain

Woman wearing an elaborate dress dancing

John Singer Sargent (American, 1856–1925), La Carmencita Dancing (detail), 1890. Oil on canvas, Overall: 54 x 35 in. (137.16 x 88.9 cm), Framed: 64 1/2 x 46 7/8 in. (163.83 x 119.063 cm). Private Collection

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Leadership Circle, Patrons Circle, and exhibition sponsors are invited to the opening celebration of Sargent and Spain.

Donors will preview the exhibition before it opens to the public, and partake in a cocktail reception with light bites and entertainment from 7 to 9 pm.

Organized by the National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC, Sargent and Spain explores the influence of Spanish culture on John Singer Sargent’s dynamic visual practice. The exhibition presents an array of powerful oils and watercolors depicting Spain’s rich traditions, its people, and its magnificent urban and rural landscapes.

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COVID-19 guidance

Proof of full vaccination against COVID-19 is required for all guests. A well-fitted mask is recommended. 

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To request accessibility accommodations for the evening, please reach out to by Thursday, January 26, 2023.

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Invitations to this event are a benefit for Leadership Circle, Patrons Circle, and exhibition sponsors. Invitations will be sent to eligible donors. To RSVP, email or call 415.750.7648.

Interested in increasing your donation to attend? Call 415.750.3508 to join a dedicated group of art enthusiasts and begin enjoying all of the exclusive benefits of the Patrons Circle including insider access, compelling learning opportunities, special events with behind-the-scenes tours, VIP tickets, and invitations to travel with museum curators.

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Sargent and Spain is organized by the National Gallery of Art, Washington, in collaboration with the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco.

Support for the national tour has been generously provided by Bank of America.

Lead Sponsors
Denise Littlefield Sobel

Additional support is provided by The Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation and Wendy W. Kwok & family.

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