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Monte Carlo Gala

| November 15, 2018 | Parties

The 42nd Monte Carlo Gala fundraising fete welcomed 270 guests and raised $875,000 in support of MCASD—their most successful event to date.

THE PARTY San Diego’s art world elites donned their black-tie finery as they entered the private Rancho Sante Fe home of internationally recognized art collectors Iris and Matthew Strauss for the 42nd annual Monte Carlo Gala. After a lively cocktail hour, attendees gathered for a delicious three-course dinner prepared by renowned chef Jeffery Strauss before enjoying an evening under the stars complete with dancing and casino games. THE GUESTS San Diego art blogger Ingrid Westlake and husband Peter enjoyed curator-led tours of the Strauss’ impressive home art collection. THE HIGHLIGHTS While guests feasted on fresh summer melon and prosciutto salad, Colorado rack of lamb with sweet white corn and homemade lemon pound cake for dessert, an LED wall displayed video art from the museum’s permanent collection. -Claire Harper

Photos by Tim Hardy



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