The Patrons of the Prado held their annual Gown Event on March 17, 2017 at Neiman Marcus in Fashion Valley shopping to raise money for the Bucks4Buses program and to help upcoming gala guests find formalwear. The Masterpiece Gala 2017, Noche de Sueños (Night of Dreams), is set for Saturday, July 8 in Balboa Park, San Diego.


March 2017
San Diego Union-Tribune • Patrons of the Prado presents 'The Gown Event'
Patrons of the Prado held an afternoon of fashion March 17 at "The Gown Event," held at Neiman Marcus. The event included a champagne reception, hors d'oeuvres and a fashion presentation. All proceeds from the event will be donated to the "Bucks4Buses" program, which "provides funding for transportation and educational program support to provide a rich Balboa Park experience for underserved school children in San Diego County."


January 2017
Modern Luxury • Patrons of the Prado At The San Diego Museum of Art
Altruists and culture vultures convened for an evening of giving back at Patrons of the Prado’s annual director’s reception at The San Diego Museum of Art. The organization, which raises funds to benefit art and science institutions, awarded $300,000 to six local museums, including the San Diego History Center and San Diego Hall of Champions. The board also granted $11,750 to its Bucks for Buses program, which allows students from underserved schools to visit 11 local art destinations.  Read more...
 


January 2017
La Jolla Light • Patrons of the Prado grants $400,000 to Balboa Park beneficiaries   Read more...


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July 2016
Ranch & Coast •  The Patrons of the Prado’s 19th annual Masterpiece Gala: Full Steam Ahead took supporters on a time-bending journey to a Steampunk wonderland of art, science, entertainment, food, fashion, fun, and philanthropy.   Read more...


August 2016
La Jolla Light •  Photos: Patrons of the Prado stage a Steampunk gala to benefit Balboa Park in San Diego   Read more...


August 2016
San Diego Magazine •  Monday Morning Good News • Patrons of the Prado's Masterpiece Gala 2016 a Success   Read more...


June 2016
Ranch & Coast•  Patrons of the Prado presents their 19th annual Masterpiece Gala: Full Steam Ahead at the Spreckels Organ Pavilion.   Read more...



August 2015
La Jolla Light • The Patrons of the Prado presented their “Masterpiece” gala July 18, 2015 at Spreckels Organ Pavilion.    Read more...