summer GALA 2019


Summer Gala 2019
Saturday, June 15 | 6 PM

Vancouver Art Gallery | 750 Hornby Street

Join us for the Gallery’s most important fundraising event of the year, featuring the North American premiere of the exhibition Alberto Giacometti: A Line Through Time. This remarkable exhibition will present the work of Alberto Giacometti (1901-1966)—one of the twentieth century's most renowned and influential artists.

Guests will enjoy an unforgettable celebration of art, with outstanding cuisine and entertainment all in support of the Vancouver Art Gallery. We look forward to sharing this very special evening with you.

Individual Ticket: $1,000 | Table of 10: $10,000 | VIP Table of 10: $25,000


For more information or to purchase tickets by cheque or through Alipay, please contact or call 604.662.4700 ext 2405.

Proceeds from the Summer Gala provide crucial support for the Vancouver Art Gallery's exhibition, education and public programs. Your support is vital to ensuring the success of this event.

Please note that ticket and table quantities for this event are extremely limited. Please respond at your earliest convenience, and we will make every effort to accommodate your request. If space is no longer available, a waitlist will be created.


Be the first to experience the North American premiere of Alberto Giacometti: A Line Through Time, which offers a rare glimpse into the renowned twentieth-century artist's practice.

The evening will also feature the world premiere of award-winning choreographer Julianne Chapple's original dance composition, inspired by the work of Giacometti. Chapple is the Artistic Director of Future Leisure Dance Company and was the recipient of the 2017 Iris Garland Emerging Choreographer Award.

Our community partner Arts Umbrella will present exquisite performances by members of the Arts Umbrella Dance Company.

Summer Gala Committee Members

Rosy Shang and Megan Martin

Fritz Casey, Kimberly Cudney, Arafat Jelil, Dan Dan Jiang, Bolk Liang, Jessica Yan Macintosh, Carleen Pauliuk, Kevin Qu, Ron Regan, Lucy Sun, Kyra Tao, Bruce Munro Wright, Han Wu, Allen Xu, Christy Zhang and Dylan Zheng


Exclusive Automotive Partner

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Supporting Sponsors

Megan Martin
Rosy Shang

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Gala Media Partner

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Alberto Giacometti, Man Walking (Version I), 1960, bronze, edition 3/6, Collection Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York, Gift of Seymour H. Knox, Jr., 1961

The Vancouver Art Gallery is a not-for-profit organization supported by its members, individual donors, corporate funders, foundations, the City of Vancouver, the Province of British Columbia through the British Columbia Arts Council, and the Canada Council for the Arts.