A Gala that Pops – A night inspired by the iconic pop art movement, with a modern twist.

November 11th, 2023 at 5:30 pm at The Center for the Arts


From Marilyn Monroe to Campbell’s soup cans, attendees are invited to embody the pop art aesthetic in their style choices. For inspiration peruse our Pinterest Board.

Due to overwhelming demand,  our 2023 gala is almost sold out. Please call our box office to be put on the waiting list. 530.274.8384

A very special thanks to the 2023 Gala Event sponsors which include:

Stucki Jewelers, Event Helper, The Lee and Dunn Group, Baird, Anne Petronave Bookkeeping, Mike Bratton Insurance, Stellar Fundraising Auctions, Emily’s Catering and Cakes, Courtyard Suites, and Mimi Simmons at Century 21 Cornerstone Realty.

The Center of the Arts would like to thank the wonderful staff and the board of directors that work so hard to make this night a success. They would especially like to recognize this year’s gala co-chairpeople, Lisa Swarthout and Olivia Pritchett, for their continued commitment and support of The Center and the arts in Nevada County.

Executive Director, Amber Jo Manuel and Gala Chairperson, Lisa Swarthout 2022
Celestial Gala 2022
Auctioneer Greg Quiroga of Stellar Fundraising Auctions on stage at The Center’s 5th Annual Gala (Photo by Penny Collins)