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Photograph by Samantha Tyler Cooper. Courtesy of the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco

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Join us at the Annual Gala after-party, Late Night, celebrating the next generation of museum supporters! Enjoy after-hours access to the de Young, craft cocktails, festive bites, dancing, live performances by DJ Christie and event headliner Sudan Archives, and bespoke activities curated by local artists representing the vibrant spirit of the Bay Area.

What’s included

Stay tuned for more creative collaborations to be announced!


  • 9 pm
  • Late Night doors open
  • DJ Christie set, Wilsey Court
  • All activations open
  • Food + beverage
  • 9:30 pm
  • Mellow Sessions with “Vooo,” Hamon Tower
  • Nkechi x Tauwoo performance, Wilsey Court + Gallery 28
  • 10:30 pm
  • Headliner Sudan Archives performance, Wilsey Court
  • 11:30 pm
  • Mellow Sessions with “Vooo,” Hamon Tower
  • DJ Christie set, Wilsey Court


A little glitz and a lot of glam encouraged! Take inspiration from the iconic fashion and photography exhibitions on view.

Ticket info

Get tickets. Presale sold out.

Your Late Night ticket will give you full access to all the offerings of the night including open bar, food, pop-up activations, musical performances, and admission to Fashioning San Francisco: A Century of Style, Irving Penn, Lee Mingwei: Rituals of Care, and permanent collection galleries. 

  • Admission starts at 9 pm
  • Limited availability
  • Guests must be 21+ years of age

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For more information, or to purchase tickets or a table, please contact us at

For sponsorship opportunities, please contact Carolyn Prasad, director of corporate partnerships, at

Annual Gala and Late Night ticket sales benefit the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco’s dynamic and internationally acclaimed exhibitions and public programs, which are inclusive and accessible for audiences from the Bay Area and beyond.

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