Sargent and Spain Black Tie Dinner

Pomegranates within leaves

John Singer Sargent (American, 1856–1925) Pomegranates, Majorca (detail), 1908. Oil on canvas, Overall: 28 1/2 x 22 in. (72.39 x 55.88 cm), Framed: 39 x 33 1/4 x 3 1/2 in. (99.06 x 84.455 x 8.89 cm)

Benefactor Level and above members and special guests are invited to the Sargent and Spain premiere and black tie dinner on Wednesday, February 8, 2023. Welcome remarks will be given by Thomas P. Campbell, director and CEO, and Emma Acker, associate curator of American art. 

About the exhibition

Organized by the National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC, Sargent and Spain is the first exhibition to explore the influence of Spanish culture on John Singer Sargent’s dynamic visual practice, as reflected in his powerful oils and watercolors depicting the country’s rich traditions, its people, and its magnificent urban and rural landscapes.

Ticket info

This event is open to Benefactor Level and above members and special guests. Advance reservations are required and will be accepted on a first-come first-served basis. Benefactor Level and above members and special guests can RSVP by Wednesday, February 1, 2023 to or 415.750.7648. 

To request accessibility accommodations, please reach out to by Wednesday, February 1, 2023.


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

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

Support for the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco’s presentation has been generously provided by 

Presenting Sponsors
John A. and Cynthia Fry Gunn
Diane B. Wilsey

Lead Sponsor
Denise Littlefield Sobel

Major Support
Bernard and Barbro Osher

Generous Support
Lorna Meyer Calas and Dennis Calas
Lynn and Edward Poole

Additional support is provided by The Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation, Lucy Young Hamilton, Wendy W. Kwok and family, Jan and Bob Newman, and Dorothy Saxe.

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