ICA San Diego invites guests to shine bright together for an inspiring future as they celebrate contemporary art, education, and community for the 3rd ICA Bright Future Gala 2023.

ICA North

Saturday, May 20
5:00 pm–10:00 pm

3rd Annual Gala, ICA Bright Future 2023

ICA San Diego invites guests to shine bright together for an inspiring future as we celebrate contemporary art, education, and community.

Our campus will be transformed with reflective portals, asking each of us to consider how the changes we make can produce a better world, mirroring ICA’s current season, Limitless Growth, Limited World.

Attention VIPs, this just in:  We are thrilled to announce that we will be showcasing our local thriving arts ecosystem with special performances by Malashock Dance Company along with music guests OFIER and Len Rainey!

Attire: Futuristic, Silver, Reflective, Mirrored, Bright — Re-wearing, borrowing, and buying second hand is encouraged.

5:00 VIP Hour in the Artist Pavilion at the Top of the Hill
VIPs join us for specialty cocktails and one-of-a-kind performances by Malashock Dance Company and OFIER
Valet provided at the Top of the Hill.
6:00 – Garden Cocktail Hour
Begin your evening with music by Len Rainey, drinks, and hors d’oeuvres in the Garden.
7:00 – Dinner in the Garden
Linda Brandes invites you to an exquisite dinner by Chefs Jeffrey Strauss and Ron Oliver of Pamplemousse Grille.
9:00 After Party with OFIER
End the night in the Linda Formo Brandes Gallery dancing with OFIER.


Individual Ticket $450 Cocktails, dinner and after party ($400 Tax Deductible)
VIP $600 VIP experience + all “Individual ticket” features ($540 Tax Deductible)
VIP Plus  $1,000 Limited edition unique print by Taylor Chapin + “VIP ticket” features ($850 Tax Deductible)

Tickets to the event can be purchased online here or by calling Gaela Fernandez Florin 760-436-6611 ext 227. Sponsorships and honorary committee tickets are available for purchase.

RSVP to the event here! 

Gala Chair: Linda Brandes

Gala Committee: Sean Leffers, Ingrid Westlake, and Lany Zikakis

Ica Gala Auction Newsletter Horizontal May

Don’t miss out on the action!

Why get involved? Participating in ICA Bright Future Silent Auction is a great way to show your support for our community!

By winning an auction item you support:

  • Arts Outreach and Onsite Programming to Underserved Schools
  • Free Monthly C You Saturday! Events for our Community
  • Residency and Professional Development Opportunities for Artists
  • Free Admission to Art Exhibitions that Inspire Creative Thinking Year-Round

Contribute today and take home all kinds of fantastic gifts while you’re at it!

Follow the button below and then click “Get Started”!