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Donor Opening Reception: "Color into Line: Pastels from the Renaissance to the Present"

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Pastel image of scattered pastels in an assortment of colors

Wayne Thiebaud, Various Pastels (Pastel Scatter), 1972. Pastel on paper, 10 1/2 x 14 in. (26.6 x 35.5 cm). Private collection. © 2021 Wayne Thiebaud / Licensed by VAGA at Artists Rights Society (ARS), NY. Photograph by Randy Dodson, courtesy of the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco

Leadership Circle, Patrons Circle, and exhibition sponsors are invited to the opening celebration of Color into Line: Pastels from the Renaissance to the Present. At 6:30 pm, guests will enjoy a behind-the-scenes presentation, by Furio Rinaldi, Curator, Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts. Following the remarks, donors will preview the exhibition before it opens to the public, plus partake in a cocktail reception with light bites and entertainment from 7–9 pm.

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Accessibility Information

To request accessibility accommodations for the evening, please reach out to by Wednesday, September 22.

Ticket Information

Invitations to this event are a benefit for exhibition sponsors and Patrons Circle level donors and above. Invitations will be mailed to current eligible donors. To RSVP, email or call 415.750.7648.

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