A year-long conversation with San Diego’s Creative Community
about the human capacity to effect positive change.
Inspiring and thought-provoking cultural events, industry workshops, panel discussions and more.
Featuring San Diego’s most notable visual, performing, and culinary artists.
February 21, 2020 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM $50.00
Baja Wine + Food brings an unique opportunity to taste Valle de Guadalupe wines with their makers, while enjoying the stunning San Diego skyline from IDEA1’s exclusive Club House. Don’t miss the chance to meet and mingle with some of the most celebrated winemakers in the region. The rooftop wine experience is accompanied with Baja cheeses and artisan charcuterie, beautifully styled by Al Fresco Experience. Also, photographer Josue Castro taking artistic B&W portraits and live music by Flamenco fusion extraordinaire David de Alva. AFTER : Meet us at 8:00pm for a taco party at the hottest place in town: Lola 55 (located in the same building).
Now in its 4th sold-out year, An Artist @ Table invites the general public to dine with some of San Diego’s most visionary arts leaders. This edition will feature an incredible fine dining experience designed to engage all 5 senses, presented by Vanguard Culture Culinary Director Chef Daniella de la Puente. Guests will also enjoy wine pairings from the Valle de Guadalupe presented by Baja Wine + Food and gorgeous rooftop views of Downtown.
On Saturday, February 29th, join us for a beautiful rooftop dining experience with San Diego’s new Executive Director of the Commission for Arts & Culture, Jonathon Glus. This event is part of Vanguard Culture’s 2020 Season “Ripple Effect.” Each event in the season will consider the creative community’s unique ability to effect positive change and it’s culinary components will consider sustainable food practices.
Attention creative industry professionals! Join us for two dynamic workshops about how to develop strong financial management skills, marketing and branding for your creative business or arts nonprofit. Conceived in partnership with Tiny Opera House and led by founder & CEO T. Hampton Dohrman, a social entrepreneur and nonprofit director with ten years of experience building startup community, teaching entrepreneurship, and managing mission-based startups. Dohrman has a deep and unique understanding of the small nonprofit marketplace and expertise in the finance, accounting, and operations space.
This workshop made possible thanks to our generous Professional Development Sponsor Jack Lampl.
March 16 & 17, 2020 – Financial Management
Aug. 31 & Sept. 1, 2020 – Marketing & Branding
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Vanguard Culture is an online media entity designed for culturally savvy, socially conscious individuals.
We provide original interviews and reviews of the people, places, and events that make up San Diego’s thriving arts and culture community, as well as curated snapshots of the week’s best, most inspiring and unique cultural and culinary events.
We believe in making a difference in the world, supporting San Diego’s vibrant visual and performing arts community and bringing awareness to important social and community causes.