PHOTOS BY LORETTA VLACH
Palm Springs Art Museum, Palm Springs
Palm Springs Art Museum fêted some 400 museum supporters with a lively cocktail reception and a colorful dining experience. Live music, a DJ, and environmental light shows accompanied the artfully crafted dinner catered by Eight4Nine Restaurant & Lounge. Co-chaired by Sally Kovler, Katherine Malkin, and Leslie Usow, the gala honored Coachella Valley resident Phillip K. Smith III, one of today’s most popular artists working in light and space. His exhibition, Phillip K. Smith III: Light + Change, on view through May 7, consumes four galleries inside the museum that were transformed into elegant lounges for the after-party.
John Sacchi and Stephan Simone.
Lisa Vossler and Phillip K. Smith III.
Pam Schneider and Eric Finley.
Lisa Vossler Smith, Jack Fitzgerald, Judy Vossler, Phillip K. Smith III, and Becky and Phil Smith.
Joan Behrman and Michael O’Neill.