A TOKYO NIGHT CONTEMPORARIES BASH
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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. Click HERE to purchase.
The Phillips Contemporaries are heading over to 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, one of Japan’s foremost contemporary artists.
The celebration 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, snowcream truck, and a fashion lounge with two-way mirror photo booth.
The event will be Co-Chaired by consummate host Carl Bedell and sponsors include: Lockheed Martin, Chevron, AT&T, Total Wine, ESA and Menkiti Group Real Estate.
Event proceeds go directly to fund educational programs of The Phillips Collection such as PrismK12: a teaching framework to support teachers of any subject as they develop arts-integrated lessons and curricula.