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2015 Avant Garde Costume Gala: Featured Artists


A wild and wonderful evening of creative and sensory pleasure. Wear your wildest, most unique or thought-provoking costume or accessories as you enjoy live performances by some of the region’s most unique artists.


The Mingei International Museum’s gorgeous exhibit halls serve as the backdrop for this extraordinary gala event. Featuring delicious culinary creations, decadent desserts, Baja Wine varieties, craft cocktails, live body painting, photo stations, eccentrically costumed characters, and a fearlessly inventive fashion show designed to push the limits of creativity. 

(1 drink ticket per guest + cash bar)

7pm -11pm
$75 pre-sale $90 at the door. 

TicketsAvant Garde



Live Body Painting by Veteran Couture

Henna body art by Hennasphere

Stilt walking by The Animal Cracker Conspiracy

Avant Garde Photo Station & Costumed Characters by Corinne Loperfido


media-arts-logoNavarro SalicorniaPalafox     Chef Humberto Aviles Traslomita

MuzitaValmar Logo

Torres Alegre Loco     MX logo y sello

Lomita Logo     Sanke Oil

sign-king-2015-logo     sdvanlogoSQUARElarge

Baja Wine + Food     BareMixersLogo_dkr_Green

El Perdido     wordmark_2colordark

Old Harbor Distilling     XB Mixers

Butter Cake_Logo Oficial_SMALL     JA-TARJ-FRONT

Fashion Week SD     Easy 98.1 FM

Nationwide Promotions     Bon Temps



Vanguard Culture

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.

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