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Diwali Ball

Sat Oct 14 – Sun 15 2017

Seattle Art Museum

Entire Building

7:30 PM – 1 AM

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Celebrate India’s Festival of Lights by joining SAM for our 10th-annual Diwali Ball! Diwali is a festival of joy and merriment celebrating the triumph of good over evil. The Hindus welcome peace and prosperity by illuminating their homes with diyas.

It’s the 10th anniversary of the Diwali Ball and this year will be bigger and bolder than ever before.

Join us for a high energy celebration featuring

  • Henna

  • Fortune tellers

  • Amazing dance performances

  • Live music

  • Intimate tours of SAM’s collection

  • Delicious food and drinks

  • Dancing all night long!

With all this and many other Diwali surprises, this year’s 10th anniversary Diwali Ball is an evening you will not want to miss!

21 and over only.

All proceeds from the Diwali Ball benefit the Seattle Art Museum’s artistic and educational programs and SAM’s commitment to sharing ancient and contemporary Asian art, including a broad and diverse collection of South Asian Art.

Individual Tickets

$200 per person
Includes one ticket to the Diwali Ball, free parking, access to the sponsor lounge, and two VIP exhibition tickets to visit SAM at a later date.

$150 per person
Includes one ticket to the Diwali Ball.

Sponsorship opportunities are available!

Support art, education, and community by becoming a sponsor of the 10th-anniversary Diwali Ball! This is a special year for SAM and with the upcoming exciting expansion of the Asian Art Museum, now is a great time to get involved. Starting at $750, sponsorships bring you and your guests special benefits, such as access to the exclusive sponsor lounge, complimentary parking, and recognition. Call 206.654.3184 for more information about how you can contribute to this year’s celebration.

Maharaja Circle
Sudeep and Seema Bharati
Ajay Wadhawan and Mandira Virmani

Raja Circle
Dilip and Varsha Naik
Rajeev and Ranjini Rajan
Darshana Shanbhag and Dilip Wagle
Akila Somasegar
Srivats Srinivasan and Rupal Mehta

Rajkumar Circle
Ann Pryde
Vijay and Sita Vashee

Tickets are non-refundable. SAM reserves the right to cancel or postpone the event due to weather, an emergency, or other unforeseen circumstance.