Kala Art Institute invites you to join us for Art | Kala 2018 an exhibition, auction and gala benefit to support Kala’s artistic, cultural, and educational programs.
Judy Gonzalez-Massih and Kava Massih of Kava Massih Architects will host the auction as Honorary Chairs. Art | Kala 2018 opens with a free, fun, and family-friendly Preview Party on Thursday, March 29 and continues with a three-week exhibition featuring inventive, contemporary art made here and now in the Bay Area and beyond. It culminates the night of Saturday, April 21 with a lively Gala Auction of all the work on view.
Art | Kala 2018 features artworks by over 140 talented artists, and unique art-related items, local treasures, gifts and gift certificates, get-a-ways and experiences offered through both live and silent auctions. We are thrilled to honor beloved Kala artists, Taraneh Hemami and Mildred Howard as the 2018 recipients of Kala Master Artists Award.
Preview Party: Thursday, March 29, 6-9 pm, free admission
Exhibition: March 29 – April 21 2018, free admission
Gala Auction: Saturday, April 21, 6-9:30 pm (General admission)
Buy Your Gala Tickets Today!
$100 in advance
$125 at the door
$150 VIP Ticket*
$250 Patron Membership receives two VIP tickets*
*First 30 guests to purchase VIP or Patron Member level tickets receive a limited edition cyanotype by Emily Gui.
Gallery Location: 2990 San Pablo Ave., Berkeley, CA 94702
Gallery Hours: Tuesday – Friday, 12-5pm; Saturday, 12-4:30pm
Judy Gonzalez-Massih and Kava Massih
Honorary Advisory Committee
Barbara Anderson, Kim Anno, Stephen Beal, Drew Bennett, Kevin B. Chen, Chandra Cerrito, Randy Colosky, Don & Era Farnsworth, Jack Fischer, Kimberly Johansson, Sharon Jue, Jeff Kelley & Hung Liu, Jody Brunk Knowlton, Yasmin Lambie-Simpson, Julia Marshall & Leonard Hunter, Jim Melchert, Kathryn Reasoner, Larry Rinder, Jane Springwater, Katrina Traywick, Bettina Stiewe, Andrea Voinot, Jan Wurm
Perrin Meyer, Board Co-Chair
Peter Selz, Board Co-Chair
Sylvia Solochek Walters, Board Co-Chair
Trudy Barnes, Victoria Bevington, Jamila Dunn, Ben Engle, Emily Gui, Mayumi Hamanaka, Archana Horsting, Amber Hoy, Ellen Lake, Liz Moser, Lexa Walsh, Alice Wu, Jon Zax
Stellar Fundraising Auctions, Inc.
Reed Danziger & Cynthia Ona Innis
Theodora Varnay Jones
Mary V. Marsh
Gustavo Ramos Rivera
Benito Rangel de Maria
Solange Roberdeau & Ido Yoshimoto
M. Louise Stanley
Beth Davila Waldman
Sylvia Solochek Walters