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  • Thursday, May 16, 6 PM

    Curator's Circle: About Things Loved Wine & Walkthrough

    Curator’s Circle members will join participating artists and  graduate students for a reception in BAMPFA's Babette Café to celebrate the opening of About Things Loved: Blackness and Belonging. Associate Professors Lauren Kroiz and Leigh Raiford will lead a fascinating tour of the exhibition and share highlights, challenges, and insights from the process of conceiving and planning this exhibition with their students.

    Open to Curator’s Circle members at the $1,000 level and above 

  • Tuesday, April 23, 6:30 PM

    OFFSITE Curator's Circle: Wolfe-Brown Home & Collection Tour

    Join Curator's Circle members for an intimate collection tour at the home of Kirsten Wolfe and Andrew Brown. The evening will include a lively discussion with BAMPFA Director Larry Rinder.

    Open to Curator’s Circle members at the $5,000 level and above

  • Thursday, April 4, 6 PM

    Curator's Circle: Wine & Walkthrough of the Goodman Belco Photography Collection

    Curator Sandra S. Phillips joins Curator’s Circle members for a festive reception at Babette, followed by a tour of the exhibition Unlimited: Recent Gifts from the William Goodman & Victoria Belco Photography Collection.

    Open to Curator’s Circle members at the $1,000 level and above

  • Thursday, March 14, 6:30 PM

    Curator's Circle: Collector Chat | Home & Collection Tour with Deborah & Andy Rappaport

    Join Curator's Circle and 2019 Gala Host Committee members for an intimate and artful gathering at the home of Deborah and Andy Rappaport. The evening will include a lively discussion among the Rappaports and BAMPFA curator Apsara DiQuinzio.

    Open to Curator’s Circle members at the $5,000 level and above

  • Tuesday, March 12, 5:30 PM

    Curator's Circle: Catherine Wagner Artist Chat & Book Signing

    OFFSITE—Join us to celebrate artist Catherine Wagner and her site-specific installation Sala degli Imperatori at Saint Joseph's Arts Society. Wagner will be inconversation with BAMPFA Director Larry Rinder. Book signing to follow.

    Open to Curator’s Circle members at the $1,000 level and above

  • Tuesday, March 5, 6:00 PM

    Curator's Circle: Hans Hofmann Wine & Walkthrough

    Curator Emerita Lucinda Barnes joins Curator’s Circle members for a festive reception at Babette, followed by a tour of the monumental exhibition Hans Hofmann: The Nature of Abstraction.

    Open to Curator’s Circle members at the $1,000 level and above 

  • Thursday, February 28, 2019, 6 PM

    Curator's Circle: Reception & Screening with Arthur Jafa in Conversation

    Curator's Circle member reception and tickets to screening and public program featuring Arthur Jafa in conversation with Greg Tate.

    Open to Curator’s Circle members at the $5,000 level and above

  • Wednesday, February 20, 2019, 3:10 PM

    Curator's Circle: Film to Table with James Ivory

    Director James Ivory introduces a screening of his early films and shorts, then joins us for conversation and dinner at Babette. 

    Open to Curator's Circle members at the $2,500 level and above.

  • Saturday, January 26, 10:30 AM

    Curator's Circle: Coffee with the Curators

    Join us for a convivial breakfast reception in Babette cafe, followed by curatorial presentations about the most exciting exhibtion and film programs coming up in the year ahead.

    Open to Curator's Circle members at the $1,000 level and above.

  • Saturday, January 19, 11:30 AM

    Curator's Circle: Private Tour & VIP Access to Untitled, San Francisco

    Join fellow BAMPFA Curator's Circle members for a light breakfast and intimate tour of the groundbreaking art fair, Untitled, San Francisco now in a new location at Pier 35.

    Open to Curator’s Circle members at the $1,000 level and above

  • Wednesday, January 9, 6:00 PM

    Curator's Circle: MATRIX Chat with Masako Miki

    Artist Masako Miki in conversation with Curatorial Assistant Matthew Coleman, followed by a delicious reception catered by Babette.

    Open to Curator's Circle members at the $2,500 level and above.

  • Wednesday, November 28, 6 PM

    Curator's Circle: Wine & Walkthrough with the Old Masters

    Director and Chief Curator Lawrence Rinder and special guest Alan Templeton will guide Curator's Circle members through Old Masters in a New Light: Rediscovering the European Collection and share highlights and discoveries related to the exhibition.

    Open to Curator's Circle members at the $1,000 level and above.

  • Sunday, November 4

    Curator's Circle: Film to Table with Katinka Faragó

    Curator’s Circle members are invited to a screening of Ingmar Bergman’s late film After the Rehearsal (1984), featuring Swedish filmmaker Katinka Faragó in conversation with Susan Oxtoby, and followed by an intimate dinner with both.

    Open to Curator’s Circle members at the $2,500 level and above. 

  • Tuesday, October 30, 2018

    Curator's Circle: Artist Chat | Home & Collection Tour

    Please join fellow Curator's Circle members for an intimate and artful gathering at the home of John and Gretchen Berggruen. The evening will include a lively discussion between BAMPFA curator Apsara DiQuinzio and artist Alicia McCarthy.

    Open to Curator’s Circle members at the $5,000 level and above.

  • Thursday, October 18

    Curator's Circle: Harvey Quaytman Exhibition Preview & Dinner

    Preview Harvey Quaytman: Against the Static with curator Apsara DiQuinzio, followed by a festive dinner.

    Open to Curator's Circle members at the $10,000 level and above.