Yves Saint Laurent Gala

May 2, 2017

This spring, VMFA will serve as the premiere East Coast venue for Yves Saint Laurent: The Perfection of Style. Drawn exclusively from the collection of the Fondation Pierre Bergé-Yves Saint Laurent, the exhibition features more than 100 haute couture and ready-to-wear garments, including new acquisitions that have never been shown publicly before.

A glamorous, invitation-only black tie gala, presented by Northern Trust Company, will kick off the opening week festivities on May 2, 2017.

Organized by a volunteer committee, the museum’s galleries and event spaces will be transformed to host a seated dinner and reception for 600 guests, including exhibition sponsors. Gala attendees will be among the first to preview the exhibition.

Yves Saint Laurent Gala tables may be purchased for $10,000, and individual tickets cost $1,000 per person (advance ticket sales only). Proceeds benefit Yves Saint Laurent: The Perfection of Style. You may also support the exhibition by purchasing raffle tickets to win a bracelet donated by Elizabeth Locke Jewels.

Ticketing for the Yves Saint Laurent Gala has now closed.

Please note that tickets will not be available at the door.
For more information, please call 804.204.2676

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Presented by


Yves Saint Laurent: The Perfection of Style

Exhibition Sponsors


Northern Trust Company

The Julia Louise Reynolds Fund


Teri Craig Miles


Eda Hofstead Cabaniss

First Tennessee Bank

Julia and Tunnicliff Fox Charitable Trust

Dr. and Mrs. William Jackson Frable

Floyd and Helga Gottwald

McGue Millhiser Family Trust

Norfolk Southern Corporation

Virginia Sargeant Reynolds Foundation

Deborah and Thomas Valentine

The Winebow Group

Gala
Host Committee


Margaret and Sarge Reynolds, Co-Chairs

Deborah and Thomas Valentine, Co-Chairs

Kelly and Tiff Armstrong

Helga and Floyd Gottwald

Freddie and Lawrence Gray

Judith and Achille Guest

Wyckie and Bill McClure

Sara and Peter O’Keefe

Jennifer and Geoff Sisk

Julee and Drew Spitzer

Lilo and Scott Ukrop

Laura and Ned Valentine


Thank you to Saks Fifth Avenue at Stony Point Fashion Park, YSL Beauté, L’Oreal Luxe and Stony Point Fashion Park for their kind support of the gala.

This list represents supporters of Yves Saint Laurent: The Perfection of Style as of March 2017. For more information about sponsoring this exhibition, please contact Jayne Shaw, Director of Development, at 804.340.5529 or jayne.shaw@VMFA.museum