Categories: 2016 Season INTUITION, Avant Garde Costume Gala, Vanguard Culture Events 2 Comments

2016 Avant Garde Costume Gala


The Mingei International Museum’s gorgeous exhibit halls serve as the backdrop for this extraordinary gala event.
Steampunkers, Foodies, Cosplay Peeps, and Fashionistas encouraged to attend.
(1 drink ticket per guest + cash bar)


Featuring stylings by Michael Bui and fashions by Merlin Castell

Michael Bui

Over a dozen chefs and restaurants carefully curated by our Culinary Chair Chef Mario Medina

Chef Medina

Beverage Sponsors:

Snake Oil

HeneberyNéctar Blends

St. Petersburg VodkaBWF



Take a look at images from last year’s event!


Enjoy 15% OFF Costume Rentals from Buffalo Breath Costumes by mentioning Vanguard Culture!

Misc Sponsors


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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  1. […] 25, 2016 from 6:30pm – 10:30pm. The Avant Garde Costume Gala is a wild and wonderful evening of creative and sensory pleasure. Wear your wildest, most unique or […]

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