GALA 2017


Monet's Secret Garden Summer Gala 2017
Vancouver Art Gallery | 750 Hornby Street

On behalf of Kathleen Bartels, Director of the Vancouver Art Gallery, Pamela Richardson and Priscilla Lam, Gala Co-Chairs, thank you for joining us at Monet’s Secret Garden Summer Gala. It was our great pleasure to host so many friends to celebrate the Vancouver Art Gallery and we sincerely thank you for making the evening a great success! Your support makes it possible for us to offer exciting exhibitions like Claude Monet’s Secret Garden as well as year-round programming for all ages.

Thank you to our Summer Gala Committee and Sponsors:

Co-Chairs: Pamela Richardson and Priscilla Lam
Committee: Angela Bi | Susie Crang | Irene Fernandes | Don Stuart | Ava Vorwaller | Eric Woo

Event Presenting Sponsor and Exhibition Supporting Sponsor

With special thanks to our Event Legacy Sponsor

Over 400 art lovers, collectors, artists, and friends joined us on Friday, June 16 for an exciting evening of bidding, food and fun! We extend our sincere appreciation to the generous artists, galleries, sponsors, vendors, guests and volunteers who contributed to the Monet Summer Gala 2017. We would like to thank all of our generous Event Partners for their support of the Monet Gala – we would not have been able make this spectacular event happen without them!



View a list of our Event Partners.

Claude Monet's Secret Garden
June 24 – October 1, 2017

We look forward to welcoming you to the Gallery to see the exhibition, featuring 38 masterworks from the Musée Marmottan Monet, Paris.


We gratefully acknowledge our exhibition supporters

Presenting Sponsor

Major Sponsor

Additional Support

Jake and Judy Kerr
Marti Barregar
Joanie Anderson

Government of Canada

Supported by the Government of Canada / Avec l'appui du gouvernement du Canada

Claude Monet's Secret Garden is collaboratively organized by the Musée Marmottan Monet and the Vancouver Art Gallery.

Proceeds from this event support both the exhibitions and school and family programs at the Vancouver Art Gallery.

Claude Monet, Nymphéas, 1903 (detail), oil on canvas, Musée Marmottan Monet, Paris, Photo: © Bridgeman Giraudon/Press

The Vancouver Art Gallery is a not-for-profit organization supported by its members, individual donors, corporate funders, foundations, the City of Vancouver, the Province of British Columbia through the British Columbia Arts Council, and the Canada Council for the Arts.