GALA 2018


Murakami's Birthday Bash
Friday, February 2, 2018 at 5:30pm
EXHIBITION PREVIEW | Vancouver Art Gallery | 750 Hornby Street
DINNER AND AFTER-PARTY | The Commodore Ballroom | 868 Granville Street
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Mark your calendar for Vancouver’s biggest art party of the year!

We invite you to join us to celebrate the opening of the highly anticipated exhibition, Takashi Murakami: The Octopus Eats Its Own Leg, and the artist behind it with a spectacular birthday bash!

The evening will start at the Vancouver Art Gallery with an exclusive preview of the exhibition, followed by a seated dinner at the Commodore Ballroom with an after-party headlined by a leading musical artist.

Murakami Birthday Bash | 5:30pm


Murakami After-Party | 10pm


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Proceeds from this special event will support Gallery exhibitions and programming

Takashi Murakami: The Octopus Eats Its Own Leg is organized by the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago and curated by Michael Darling, James W. Alsdorf Chief Curator

Takashi Murakami, Tan Tan Bo Puking – a.k.a. Gero Tan, 2002, acrylic on canvas mounted on board,
Private Collection, Courtesy of Galerie Perrotin, © 2002 Takashi Murakami/Kaikai Kiki Co., Ltd. All Rights Reserved, Photo: Adam Reich

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.