Donor Opening Reception: The Tudors

Crispijn de Passe the Elder, Queen Elizabeth I (detail)1592. Engraving; second state of three, plate: 7 1/16 x 5 1/16 in. (17.9 x 12.9 cm) sheet: 7 7/8 x 5 3/4 in. (20 x 14.6 cm). Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1928. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

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Leadership Circle, Patrons Circle, and exhibition sponsors are invited to the opening celebration of The Tudors: Art and Majesty in Renaissance England. 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.

The Legion of Honor museum in San Francisco is the sole West Coast venue for The Tudors: Art and Majesty in Renaissance England, the first major exhibition of Tudor portraiture and decorative arts in the United States. The exhibition includes iconic images of England’s most enduring monarchs and the lavish treasures with which they lived.

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To request accessibility accommodations for the evening, please reach out to by Thursday, June 8, 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 current 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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This exhibition is organized by The Metropolitan Museum of Art and The Cleveland Museum of Art, in collaboration with the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco.

Presenting Sponsor
John A. and Cynthia Fry Gunn

Lead Sponsors
Margaret and William R. Hearst III
Michael Taylor Trust
Barbara A. Wolfe

Major Support
The Bernard Osher Foundation

Generous Support
Marion M. Cope
Gretchen B. Kimball

Additional Support is provided by Edina Jennison, The Diana Dollar Knowles Fund, The Samuel H. Kress Foundation, Cathy and Howard Moreland, and Heather Preston, M.D.

This exhibition is supported by an indemnity from the Federal Council on the Arts and the Humanities.

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