The Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) hosted its ninth annual Art+Film Gala on Saturday, November 2, 2019, honoring artist Betye Saar and filmmaker Alfonso Cuarón. Co-chaired by LACMA trustee Eva Chow and actor Leonardo DiCaprio, the evening brought together more than 800 distinguished guests from the art, film, fashion, and entertainment industries, among others.
This year’s gala raised more than $4.6 million, with proceeds supporting LACMA’s film initiatives and future exhibitions, acquisitions, and programming.
The gala brings together a star-studded guest list, including Hollywood A-listers, renowned artists, prominent philanthropists, and art enthusiasts. The evening is filled with elegance and style, with guests dressed in their finest attire, making it a night to remember.
Not only is the Art+Film Gala a celebration of creativity and talent, but it also serves as a vital fundraiser for LACMA’s initiatives and programs. Proceeds from the event go towards supporting the museum’s exhibitions, acquisitions, educational outreach, and community programs.
Throughout the evening, guests are treated to a captivating blend of art and cinema, as they explore specially curated exhibits and installations. Renowned artists’ works adorn the museum’s walls, providing a unique backdrop for the festivities.
The highlight of the event is the honoring of exemplary artists and filmmakers who have made significant contributions to their respective fields. The gala features heartfelt speeches, insightful tributes, and moving presentations, showcasing the profound impact these individuals have had on the art and film industries.
Guests also get to enjoy a delectable dining experience, carefully curated to delight their taste buds. The gala showcases the best of the culinary world, with renowned chefs and restaurants serving up exquisite dishes, making it a true feast for the senses.
As the night unfolds, the energy is contagious, and the spirit of celebration permeates the air. The Art+Film Gala becomes a place where creativity, talent, and philanthropy come together, leaving an indelible mark on the attendees and the greater art community.
Whether you are a film enthusiast, an art aficionado, or simply someone who appreciates the power of creativity, LACMA’s Ninth Annual Art+Film Gala promises an unforgettable night of inspiration and entertainment. It is an event that celebrates the beauty of artistic expression and the meaningful impact it has on our lives and society.
Benjamin Millepied, Princess Michael of Kent, Elizabeth Segerstrom, and Nigel Lythgoe attend The Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) 2019 Art+Film Gala on Saturday, November 2, 2019