Rancho Santa Fe Review • Directors Reception
Patrons of the Prado recently distributed over $200,000 in unrestricted grant funds to five major Balboa Park beneficiaries for 2018 which include the Mingei International Museum, San Diego Museum of Man, Museum of Photographic Arts, San Diego Natural History Museum, and San Diego History Center. The funds were raised at the July 7 Patrons of the Prado annual MASTERPIECE Gala, Masquerade in the Park. On Nov. 15, the funds were given out at the Patrons annual Directors’ Reception held at The Nat.
Patrons of the Prado celebrated 21 years of giving July 7 with its annual Masterpiece Gala. The Spreckels Organ Pavilion in Balboa Park was transformed into an enchanting backdrop, with this year's themed "Masquerade in the Park." The event included culture, arts and an elegant dinner by Chef Jeffrey Strauss of Pamplemousse Grille. The evening also featured performances by the San Diego Opera, San Diego Ballet, and moonlight dancing to the magical sounds of NRG.
San Diego Union Tribune • Patrons of the Prado Masterpiece Gala 2017
Rancho Santa Fe Review • La Jolla Light
The Patrons of the Prado Masterpiece Gala 2017, “Night of Dreams,” took place July 8 at Spreckels Organ Pavilion in Balboa Park. Patrons of the Prado is an all-volunteer group devoted to the arts and cultural institutions on the Prado.
Social Diary • PPPPPPPPP- POP VIP Party
hosted at Caroline and Nico Nierenberg's gorgeous oceanfront home.
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.
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."
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...
La Jolla Light • Patrons of the Prado grants $400,000 to Balboa Park beneficiaries Read more...
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...
La Jolla Light • Photos: Patrons of the Prado stage a Steampunk gala to benefit Balboa Park in San Diego Read more...
Ranch & Coast• Patrons of the Prado presents their 19th annual Masterpiece Gala: Full Steam Ahead at the Spreckels Organ Pavilion. Read more...
La Jolla Light • The Patrons of the Prado presented their “Masterpiece” gala July 18, 2015 at Spreckels Organ Pavilion. Read more...