The Phillips Contemporaries are taking over Dock 5 at Union Market on Friday, May 8 for an evening inspired by Harajuku, Tokyo underground and Japanese pop art! The exhibition will feature Hiroshi Sugimoto: Conceptual Forms and Mathematical Models, which highlights the work of one of Japan’s most important contemporary artists. The bash will highlight Tokyo’s nightlife in one whimsical evening of cocktails, music, food, fashion, and dancing. The evening will include open premium bar with Japanese-inspired cocktails, DJ Ben Chang, gaming stations with Super Smash Bros, Street Fighter, Minecraft, and Mario Kart, a taiko drummer, snocream truck, and a fashion lounge with two-way mirror photo booth, just to name a few! The event will be Co-Chaired by Mr. Carl Bedell and Ms. Frances Holuba, and for those of you who don’t know them or their events – this means you are guaranteed a fabulous evening with every detail executed to perfection. Event sponsors include: Lockheed Martin, Chevron, AT&T, Total Wine, ESA and Menkiti Group Real Estate.
More importantly, the party proceeds go directly to funding the museum’s “…award-winning education programs that inspire creativity, foster a greater understanding of our world, and provide lifelong learning experiences for children, teachers, and families in the Washington, DC, community and across the country. The Phillips Collection pushes the boundaries of K–12 education with the development of the PrismK12, a teaching framework to support teachers of any subject as they develop arts-integrated lessons and curricula. (The Phillips Collection)” To learn more about this program or The Phillips Collection please visit their website.
WHEN: Friday, May 8, 2015 from 8 p.m. – 1 a.m.
Dock 5 at Union Market
1309 Fifth Street, NE
Washington, DC 20002
TICKETS: $175; $125 for members. Please click here to purchase tickets.