Wednesday, October 03, 2007

mcart denver opening

passing on from an email i received earlier this week:

Museum of Contemporary Art Denver -- Inaugural Gala and Exhibition. MCA’s exclusive Inaugural Gala of the new facility designed by David Adjaye, on Friday, October 26, will be the party of 2007! This gala includes a gourmet dinner, fantastic atmosphere and hip entertainment.

The Museum of Contemporary Art Denver’s inaugural exhibition opens to the public on October 28. It is entitled Star Power: Museum as Body Electric, and is curated by Cydney Payton, MCA Denver’s Executive Director and Chief Curator. It features seven emerging and established artists including: Carlos Amorales (Mexico), David Altmejd (Canada), Candice Breitz (South Africa), Rangi Kipa (New Zealand), Wangechi Mutu (Kenya), Chris Ofili (UK/Trinidad & Tobago) and Collier Schorr (United States).

Sunday, October 28, 10:00 am –10:00 pm, is the official, free admission, public opening of the MCA’s new facilities and includes a series of activity opportunities to engage and become part of cutting edge contemporary art! Visit

as well as the flyer on the mcart's website:

MCA’s exclusive Inaugural Gala will be the party of the year. Come join us on Friday, October 26, 2007 from 6-11pm as we celebrate the opening of our new David Adjaye designed building.

MCA's Inaugural Gala will include a gourmet sit-down dinner for 800 MCA members and friends. In addition to fantastic atmosphere and cuisine. The evening will include entertainment from hip musical acts including Brightblack Morning Light, a guest DJ and a celebrity host.

“MCA always has the best parties.” - Overheard.

Individual tickets are $1,000. Individual tables are $10,000 and corporate tables are $15,000.


Anonymous said...

“MCA always has the best parties IF YOU ARE RICH.” - Overheard.

Individual tickets are $1,000. Individual tables are $10,000 and corporate tables are $15,000.


This audacious and arrogant elitism is why i happily let my membership of 3 years lapse.

archaalto said...

i'll be right there with you at the opening for "commoners" on the 28th. the high price tickets means they're still trying to pay the architect's fee and/or the contractor's invoices.